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Drivers Keep Massachusetts Moving

Dedicated and knowledgeable drivers make our industry great. The safety and reliability of a professional driver remains the gold standard for private transportation. Get to know a few of these dedicated individuals in the short videos below.

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Scholarships 

Want to get into the $12-16 billion non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) industry? Looking for lessons on defensive driving? Does your staff need sensitivity training? Do you need CPR training?

Taxi and livery drivers licensed to provide commercial passenger transportation in Massachusetts are eligible to receive an educational scholarship.

Individual drivers may apply for the scholarship. Also, taxi and livery companies may apply for the scholarships for the drivers affiliated with their company. The scholarships will pay up to $150 (retail price) per driver for educational/training programs.

Some of our pre-approved programs include: helping you enter the NEMT industry which provides vital, life-saving trips for passengers in need of scheduled medical treatments, including for chemotherapy and dialysis. We will offer scholarships to Massachusetts drivers to become certified NEMT drivers through the Non Emergency Medical Transportation Accreditation Commission (NEMTAC). Learn more about the Certified Transport Specialist and the Conflict Resolution Course. We have also pre-approved the Defensive Driving courses offered by the National Safety Council (NSC).

All requested educational training programs will be reviewed before being approved. It is anticipated that most of the educational training will be accomplished online, as travel expenses are not an eligible expense for this scholarship.