Godwin McNeal accident-free over one million miles, Cleveland.com reports the 64-year-old Godwin McNeal has been a driver for the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority for 40 years, logging an estimated 1.2 million miles without causing an accident. Officials say it’s the longest preventable accident-free streak in the RTA’s history.
Godwin McNeal has been driving a 63-foot-long bus along on Euclid Avenue, one of Cleveland’s main thoroughfares, weekdays for the last five years from 2:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. without breaks.
Asked what his secret might be, McNeal said he doesn’t think about it. He then added that patience is needed.
Godwin McNeal hopes to retire in 2020 with his streak intact.