Ability to ensure passenger saftey and comfort. Regulations governing the carriage of passengers. Prevention of crimilality and trafficking with illegal immigrants and the regulations governing the carriage of passengers.
Passeger Comfort and Safety, include smooth braking and stopping and considered behaviour.
How to load the vehicle.
Dealing with illegal immigrants and prevention of criminality and trafficking.
Responsibility of the driver and the Company.
Regulations which govern the carriage of passengers on a bus. (R.P.T.O Licence).
Safety equipment on a bus, seat belts and vehicle loads.
As a result of this training the trainee driver will understand:
Anticipatory driving and smooth braking for passenger safety and comfort.
Considered behaviour on the road and passenger interaction.
Dealing with disabled passengers, children and vulnerable adults.
Managing difficult customers and bad passenger behaviour.
Vehicle stability and handling.
The distribution of passenger and baggage/cargo loads.
Forces affecting vehicles in motion.
International criminality and crossborder trafficking.
General information regarding driver implications and preventative measures.
Transport Operator liability legislation.
Anti theft and security measures on a bus.
Legislation for safe carriage of passengers within the European Union.
Use of gearbox ratios according to vehicle load and road profile.
Calculation of payload of vehicle or assembly and load distribution.
Consequences of overloading the axle, vehicle stability and centre of gravity
Types of packing and pallets
Sign-posting of vehicle with special loads.
Information on security and the responsibilities of the driver and operator liability.
Conditions for acquiring road haulage operator licence and multilateral agreements.
The economic environment of road haulage and market organisation.