Scheme to drive you home safely set to expand

Scheme to drive you home safely set to expand

A private transport company designed to provide a chauffeur to get people home safe after a night out is set to expand. HomeSafe provides a professional driver to take people home in their own car and the driver uses a foldable electric motorcycle packed in the trunk to return to base after the customer is dropped off. HomeSafe Bermuda plans to add four new electric mini-motorcycles to the one already operational with vans as back-up. The company said it would also move from a membership-only service to an open-caller system. The company’s spokeswoman Zina Edwards Malcolm said that Carlton Crockwell, a former chairman of the Bermuda Road Safety Council and chief operating officer of Security Associates, launched the service last year after Bermuda Security Group brought the concept, based on a model in Cayman, to Bermuda. Ms Edwards Malcolm said: “We knew that Bermuda had an issue with driving impaired or driving while tired, which is equally dangerous. “There is also a significant number of drivers who have issues driving at night. “It seems to be something that is very salient to Bermuda’s driving population particularly with what Drive For Change, Cada, A Piece of the Rock and the Road […]