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Hire skilled drivers with a driver orientation checklist

Driver Orientation Checklist is a comprehensive list of important items that drivers should be aware of before beginning their first shift. It includes topics such as vehicle safety and maintenance, defensive driving, customer service, and compliance with regulations. It is designed to ensure that all drivers are properly trained and prepared for the roads.

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Audit
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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The Driver Orientation Checklist is a comprehensive guide for new drivers to understand the basics of driving. It covers topics such as vehicle safety inspections, visual checks, knowing the laws, proper operation of the vehicle, and road safety. It also outlines the necessary documentation needed in order to drive legally, such as valid driver’s license, registration and insurance. The checklist also provides guidance on how to handle emergencies, proper maintenance of the vehicle, and how to handle different driving conditions. The checklist is a valuable resource for new drivers to ensure they have the knowledge and skill to drive safely and responsibly.
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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