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Watch: Driverseat Franchise Partner on CBC Business News

By |June 26th, 2017|

Watch: Speeding Amtrack Train Blasts Passengers with Snow

By |March 16th, 2017|

An Amtrak commuter train may have been travelling a bit too quickly into the station after snow from Stella. Nick Colvin filmed the whole thing in slow motion, in a Kamikaze move that resulted in him taking the blast himself.

Cofounder Luke Bazely featured on CTV’s “Made Right Here”

By |March 5th, 2017|

Driverseat co-founder Luke Bazely was featured on CTV’s ‘Made Right Here’ in Kitchener. The interview was on the heels of Driverseat winning the Innovation Award at the KW Chamber of Commerce Gala.

What Makes our Innovation Award Special?

By |March 3rd, 2017|

In an area so vibrant with innovation, we were extremely proud and humbled to be recognized at the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce with the Innovation Award. Our technology, service offering, and franchise model are certainly innovative and we very proud of that, but we did not anticipate this level of recognition. On behalf of […]

Profile of a Driverseat Designated Driver

By |December 7th, 2016|

Putting your finger on what makes someone a great Coachman with Driverseat is very difficult, if not, impossible. Every person who has or is working with us does so for different reasons. We have had a number of people over the years who have said, “I never thought I would do a job like this, […]

Why People are Loving our New Designated Driver App

By |December 7th, 2016|

Change is always tough, and the launch of our new mobile app was no exception. Going from a system where you can call 24/7, pay cash, and not worry about downloading app-thingy’s, to a system where you create your profile, enter your credit card and book a Coachman in a matter of seconds seemed like […]

You Don’t Just Build Culture… It Has to be Part of You

By |April 21st, 2016|

There are definitely some challenges in franchising, both for franchisees, and franchisors. When posed with those challenges, I often remind our franchise partners, staff, and vendors that if it were easy, everyone would do it. It isn’t easy, and it isn’t always comfortable, but when you embrace the brand, the essence of the brand’s DNA, […]

3 Reasons to be a Driver (Coachman)

By |November 25th, 2015|

I Wouldn’t Have Been a Driverseat Coachman

By |November 9th, 2015|

Reflecting back on when I was younger, life was simple, lots of fun, and my wife and I were DINK’s (dual income no kids). Because we did not need extra income at that time (which is not the case today with three kids), I¬†would not necessarily have ever considered driving as Coachman for Driverseat. Our […]

5 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Impaired Driving

By |September 24th, 2015|

We have provided Designated Driver services to over one hundred thousand people in a short three years, and we couldn’t be more proud of that. What we have learned as we have built and expanded our business, is that while there is no shortage of advocacy and education around the dangers of impaired driving, thanks […]