Rolling V Bus Corp., a leading passenger transportation company based in the Catskills Region, has announced that 31 drivers have been awarded distinguished GreenRoad Fleet Elite memberships for excellence in driver safety.
The highest GreenRoad honor, induction into Fleet Elite is reserved for school bus drivers with at least 500 hours behind the wheel and achieve a safety score of five or less for the entire year. A score of 20 or below is considered safe or “Green” driving. Scores between 21 and 50 are considered moderately risky, while anyone exceeding 50 is considered a risky driver.
“Rolling V drivers together clocked more than 823,000 miles to achieve this goal. We’re so proud of them!” said Rolling V President Phil Vallone. “Now, many of our drivers are recognized by GreenRoad – one of the top school bus safety programs in the country. It’s a great honor to consider them Rolling V’s best.”
Here is a complete list of Rolling V drivers who are now members of the GreenRoad Fleet Elite:
Delaware County Pre-K
Ellenville Central School District
Fallsburg Central School District
Liberty Central School District
Livingston Manor-Roscoe Central School Districts
Tri-Valley Central School District
Rolling V, which provides school bus transportation to more than 7,000 school children throughout the upper New York State area, initially adopted the GreenRoad driver performance service in 2009 as part of its ongoing commitment to operating a safe and efficient school bus fleet. Last year, based on strong, positive results, Rolling V expanded the use of GreenRoad to include its new Delaware County fleet.
“Our drivers realize GreenRoad makes them better drivers,” said Ken Engle, Rolling V safety director. “It’s a great positive reinforcement tool. These drivers work hard every day to keep our most precious customers safe and they deserve the great honor of becoming part of GreenRoad’s Fleet Elite.”
In addition to the success of our drivers, the Rolling V Maintenance Department regularly exceeds the expectations set by the New York State Department of Transportation – ranking Rolling V in the top 10 percent of carriers in New York.
Vallone added, “Safety is and always will be our number one priority. While we can’t control every element of the open road, we will continue to do our best in training our drivers and maintenance teams using every tool necessary to achieve better safety records every year.”
GreenRoad is the pioneer and world’s leading provider of a comprehensive service to improve driving behavior. GreenRoad helps commercial fleets, insurers and consumers measure, improve and sustain safe and fuel-efficient driving behavior. The service integrates real-time, in-vehicle feedback, coaching, reporting and risk analysis tools to empower drivers to improve immediately. GreenRoad’s Service is cost-effective, automated and fully scalable. Commercial fleets that implement the GreenRoad Service typically reduce crashes by up to 50 percent and cut fuel usage and emissions by up to 10 percent. The company is headquartered in Redwood Shores, Calif., with sales offices throughout the U.S. and UK and an R&D Center in Israel. For more information, visit www.greenroad.com
Rolling V Bus Corp. provides full service school bus, charter bus and car services throughout the Catskills and New York City. Rolling V is a proud member of the New York School Bus Contractors Association and the American School Bus Council. The company is family-owned and operated by the Vallone and DeSabato families. The Vallone Family has been in the passenger transportation business for more than 50 years.