ECS is dedicated to making sure our passengers are safe at all times by utilizing technology and experienced industry professionals. ECS holds $20 million dollars in passenger insurance coverage which is double the industry standard.
The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration gave ECS a satisfactory rating after their last inspection -- the highest rating that they give out. Records indicate no evidence of safety requirements non-compliance.
ECS employs an onsite Safety Compliance Officer. This individual boats over twenty years of experience with the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Commercial Vehicle Safety Division. ECS employs our own full time mechanics and road service vehicles. With 24 hour customer service, ECS is always available to assist our customers.
Ronald Barnard has been the Compliance Officer at ECS Transportation LLC since July 2015. Mr. Barnard addresses all compliance issues pertaining to transportation record keeping, driver protocol, and vehicle inspection according to federal and state regulations.
Previous to his job with ECS Transportation, Mr. Barnard was employed by the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Commercial Vehicle Safety Division for twenty-one years. He held the rank of Sergeant within the CVSD where his responsibilities included supervising DMV Inspectors working in the MCSAP Truck Unit, School Transportation Unit, and the Passenger Carrier Unit. Mr. Bernard has investigated numerous high profile transportation accidents including the Avon Mountain tragedy. Additionally, he has completed numerous training programs throughout his twenty-one year career with DMV in order to maintain the certifications required to hold this position with the State of Connecticut. Mr. Barnard has completed a program with the Connecticut Police Academy, and holds the following certifications: Federal MCSAP, Passenger Carrier, Hazmat and Tanker.
Mr. Bernard is presently certified as a Police Officer and working part-time with the Town of Salisbury as their Marine Patrol Officer. He also is employed part-time with the Candlewood Lake Authority Marine Patrol holding the rank of Patrol Captain and supervising thirty-five Patrol Officers. Mr. Bernard’s varied experiences have crafted him into a well-rounded candidate. He hopes to use his expertise to better perform his duties at ECS Transportation LLC.