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Five Stagecoach bus drivers celebrate 68 years of safe driving

10 Oct 2017



Rosco safe driving awards

 PIctured: (L-R) Drivers; Ady Dedia, Darran Brown, Paul Turner and Stagecoach in Oxfordshire Managing Director; Martin Sutton.


 Five local bus drivers, have been recognised by Stagecoach in Oxfordshire and ROSCO, The Road Operators Safety Council, for their collective 68 years of accident free driving.  

A total of 226 Stagecoach Oxfordshire drivers, were congratulated by Martin Sutton, Stagecoach in Oxfordshire MD, with a safe driving diploma at the annual Safe Driving Awards dinner, held at
the city’s Four Pillars on Saturday 30th September.

The Stagecoach in Oxfordshire Safe Driving Awards are a partnership with ROSCO that recognise drivers who have completed a minimum period of 12 months of bus driving with no accident. Each year the company honours those who have completed a year or more with no accidents.

Five drivers stood out on the night for their extended periods of safe driving and were rewarded with diplomas and badges that show their years of accident free driving.

Paul Turner, is now Stagecoach Oxfordshire’s safest driver having acculmated 19 years’ of accident free driving, with John Bell, celebrating 15 years and Darran Brown with 12 years. Ady Dedia and George Irvine were both awarded for their 11 years at the ceremony which highlights Stagecoach Oxfordshire’s commitment to safe driving.

Martin Sutton, Managing Director of Stagecoach in Oxfordshire, commented: “Safe driving is paramount for Stagecoach, so we ensure that we recognise all of those who have been accident free over the last year.

“In addition, we are thrilled to honour those who have multiple years of safe driving. We are very proud of our top five drivers and are so pleased that we could honour their achievement at the awards ceremony this weekend. We look forward to celebrating with even more drivers next year!”