McGill’s celebrates ROSCO membership

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McGill’s has joined the Road Operators’ Safety Council. McGILL’S

The McGill’s Group says it is delighted to be members of ROSCO, the Road Operators’ Safety Council, and to be able to promote road safety through participation in the Safe Driving Awards programme. ROSCO was founded by road transport employers and trade unions and launched the ROSCO Safe Driving Awards scheme in 1955. The award scheme provides an opportunity to recognise excellence and encourage safe driving amongst UK bus operators and their drivers.

Chairman of the Road Operators’ Safety Council John Miller welcomed the membership: “We are delighted that McGill’s has joined the long-standing and reputable safe driving scheme provided by ROSCO,” he said. “Even today, with busier roads, and technological assistance, having a certificate to show an individuals’ commitment to safe driving is still a highly prized achievement. Surveys of our membership have shown that being in the scheme improves staff morale and retention, reduces accidents and incidents, and can form a key part of a company-wide commitment to safe bus ridership and operation.”

McGill’s Group Fleet Risk Manager & Data Protection Officer David Lees added: “McGill’s Group is proud and excited to have joined ROSCO, the industry recognised body helping to ensure a professional approach to improving safety, through driver values and standards. This will underscore our commitment to promote and encourage UK road safety whilst supporting and recognising our employees.”

All eligible McGill’s drivers have been enrolled into the 2024 Safe Driving Awards scheme. To be eligible drivers must have been employed on 1 January 2024 and driven a minimum of 16 hours per week. Drivers who do not have any fault incidents or valid standards complaints during the calendar year will receive the ROSCO Safe Driving Awards certification and badge.