FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATTCO Driver Receives “Motorcoach Driver of the Year Award”
from Connecticut Bus Association
New Britain, CT, September 27, 2016: DATTCO, one of Connecticut’s largest passenger transportation companies, is pleased to announce that one of its veteran motorcoach operators, Mark Sullivan, was presented with Connecticut Bus Association’s prestigious “Motorcoach Driver of the Year” Award. The award was presented during Connecticut Bus Association’s annual dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino on September 21, 2016.
Mark, who has operated motorcoaches for 38 accident-free years, has driven more than 3 million miles over his career. His professionalism and customer service has made him one of the most requested drivers by DATTCO’s clientele. He’s driven famous dignitaries, government officials, professional and collegiate athletes, and tours groups throughout North America.
In order to be chosen as Connecticut’s Motorcoach Driver of the Year, a driver must demonstrate safe driving with the highest standards in every facet of the profession. “In addition, I feel a driver must possess extraordinary performance standards, including unparalleled driving a skills and personal conduct,” added Colin Johnson, Vice President of DATTCO’s Coach & Tour Group. “Mark has achieved all of these laudable attributes during his time with DATTCO.”
Mark’s stellar safety record has given him the opportunity to work with DATTCO’s Safety & Training Program, where he assists with training and mentoring new drivers, as well as providing remedial training for seasoned drivers.
“We are fortunate that Mark is willing to share his knowledge of the motorcoach profession, and his experience on the road with our less experienced drivers,” remarked Don DeVivo, President of DATTCO, who has worked with Mark his entire career at the company. “Mark represents DATTCO at the highest of industry standards, and always puts the interests of the company first. I am proud to have him as part of our team.”