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Driver Orientation Checklist

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Driver Orientation Checklist

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 sectionIf 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.