Vehicle Familiarisation

  • Explain where to fuel the bus and how to use the Shell Card

  • Explained the type of fuel to be used

  • Explained the emergency/accident procedure and on board information sheet

  • Driver has been shown and understands the log sheet

  • Driver has been shown the buttons that operate the passenger door steps

  • Driver has been show what to do if the steps fail

  • Driver has been shown all relevant switches and controls on the dash board

  • Driver has been shown the gear positions for this bus

  • Driver has been shown how to perform the "particulate fuel filter" process

  • Driver has been shown all indicator switches, hazard lights, light switches and the exhaust brake

  • Driver has been shown and understands the daily log sheet

  • Driver has been shown the street directory location

  • Driver has been shown the location of the first aid kit

  • Driver has been shown how to replace all seat belts at the end of the journey

  • Driver has been shown how to use the seatbelt extension

  • Driver has been shown the location of the fire extinguisher

  • Driver has been shown the location of the jack & spare tyre

  • Driver has been shown the location of the broom, umbrella & cleaning box

  • Driver has been shown the spill kit location and instructions for use

  • Driver shown hight limit sign

  • Driver shown where to drop the keys and paperwork if bus is returned outside opening hours

Driving Assessment

  • Driver can adjust driver's seat

  • Driver checks mirrors and adjusts accordingly

  • Driver starts vehicle in appropriate gear

  • Driver checks road for safe exit from driveway

  • Driver changes gears smoothly

  • Driver brakes smoothly

  • Driver turns corners smoothly and with good technique

  • Does the driver ride the clutch?

  • Is the driver smooth over speed humps?

  • Does the driver stop before white lines at lights or crossings

Manoeuvres

  • Reverse exercise

  • Three point turn

  • Round abouts

  • Setting down a client at kurb

Hoist Orientation

  • Ask the driver if they intend to use the hoist during the hire period.

    If the answer is NO then proceed to next section

    If the answer is YES then hoist Orientation must be completed

  • Yes - No


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Final comments

  • Drive adequate?

  • Driver Signature: By signing this from you declare that you have completed your orientation and have received useful feedback from the assessor on the outcome.

  • Trainers Signature: By signing this form you are certifying that the driver was competent in driving the vehicle and that all checks were carried out as per the Driver Orientation checklist.

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