Dublin Bus – public transport City of Dublin • 2,732 bus drivers • Road Safety Authority (RSA) regulator for Dir2003/59 • Implemented 10th September, 2008 • Dialogue with transport operators • 1 day training per year (7 hours each year) • Further development – accreditation.
The professional bus driver. • Control of vehicle and eco driving techniques • Minimising risks and managing emergencies in the transport industries • Health and safety for the professional driver • Role of the professional driver in the transport industry • The professional truck driver
Challenges: • Main training for drivers • Need to customise some material • Printing of manuals • Up-skilling trainers • Qualification of trainers • Administration
Benefits: Sets standard Ensures training is high on agenda Gives credibility to training process Opportunity to communicate key messages Feedback and review process Involvement in future development