Bridgewater-Based Bill’s Taxi Service, Inc. dba A&A Metro Transportation Is Awarded Two Highly-Selective Massachusetts Training Grants
For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 10, 2016 (Bridgewater, MA) – Bill’s Taxi Service, Inc. D.B.A A&A Metro Transportation, located in Bridgewater, MA, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded two Massachusetts training grants for the purpose of continuing education for their current and future employees.
A&A Metro Transportation has been providing transportation services throughout the Commonwealth since 1952. Their partnerships with local transit authorities such as Brockton’s Dial-a-Bat and Taunton’s Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority, Logisticare, and numerous Councils on aging, have made A&A Metro Transportation a central part of the area’s transit network. Additionally, local area school districts utilize transportation services to transport school-age children with special needs. Other services include: fixed route service, recreational transit, charter bus service, corporate shuttle, executive Sedan service and worldwide transportation services.
The first training grant awarded comes from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Industrial Accidents. It will be used to train and retrain its employees in CPR/First Aid, Defensive Driving, Chair Lift Safety, Back Safety and De-Escalation training. A&A Metro Transportation drivers are faced with dangerous situations on a daily basis on the roadway, and providing these new courses will be a great help in preparing them for any situation that may occur while transporting a client.
The second training grant is from the Commonwealth Corporation, A program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. This grant will be used to train drivers on how to obtain their CDL Class B License. This training consists of 60 hours of training per driver. Once drivers have obtained their CDL Class B License, A&A Metro Transportation will pay for the necessary RMV fees along with a bonus once the employee has completed and passed all of the requirements.
“These grants will bring a level of safety and competency among our drivers that will be unprecedented in our industry, anywhere in the nation. We thank the Commonwealth for their commitment to Massachusetts businesses.“ said President & CEO Tom Arrighi.
For more information on these grants and services, please contact:
A&A Metro Transportation