Show Menu Get a Quote!
News blog | Coach Driving safety training

Coach Driving safety training

Go back

June 02, 2021
News blog | Coach Driving safety trainingIt is a fact that sudden Extreme situations during any time a vehicle is in traffic could happen. Therefore, coach captains must be trained frequently in order to help them keep a cool head in the event of an actual accident, and to safely navigate the bus through any dangerous situation to keep bus and passengers safe at all times. Regular modular training courses are mandatory for every bus driver for these important reasons.

This year Coach Charter Europe is also offering our bus drivers the extra (driver safety training program) at the ADAC driver safety specialist center near Lüneburg. For a full day, buses and drivers will be pushed and tested to their full limits.

What exactly happens on a training day like this?

After introduction and pleasantries at 10 a.m., then three quarters of an hour program of theory training takes place. Topics include: Which external influences affect driving behavior? Speed, centrifugal forces, road surface conditions, weather conditions, heavy traffic, etc... How can bus drivers anticipate possible dangerous situations through anticipatory driving?

Then after the theoretical part is completed, the eagerly awaited practical part on the training grounds starts. Bus drivers were allowed to train on the following situations with their own buses:
- Evasive maneuvers - How do I react if an obstacle suddenly appears
- Slalom driving - How do I drive around several obstacles as safely and efficiently as possible without a lot of steering movements?
- Braking water, aquaplaning and simulated slipperiness
- Braking behavior - How long is my braking distance at what speed and how does sudden emergency braking affect the vehicle?
- Cornering behavior - Constant "driving in a circle" at 40 km/h. The other participants are in the back of the bus and have to try to walk through the bus. The centrifugal forces to which the passengers are exposed are to be simulated.

In addition to the personal experiences of the bus drivers, it is also an important opportunity to observe the vehicles in these stressful situations in order to identify all weak points at an early stage. Particular attention is paid here to the anti-lock braking system or the electronic stability program, which should and could keep the bus "breaking out" within limits in the event of a sudden evasive maneuver.

The full day of training in Lüneburg ends around 6 p.m. The participants of the first two dates in May were completely enthusiastic about the training day and grateful for this program.

"On the one hand it is a lot of fun and on the other hand it is an absolutely valuable experience to train in situations that you will hopefully never experience in real traffic", is how our dispatcher Arne describes the driver safety training program.

At the end of the training day, all participants receive a certificate. This year 30 colleagues are taking part in the training. By the end of 2022, all bus drivers will have completed such driver safety training program.

Coach Driver - Bus Driver - Public transport

Recent posts

Coach Driving safety training
The Current State Of e-Mobility For Long Distance Coaches in Europe
Mobile Test Center drives through the district and is available for companies
New Corona test bus for Luchow-Dannenberg: Irro and Adler Pharmacy Clenze are offering now a mobile test center.
E-Mobility in Europe - What Does it Mean for the Public Transportation Industry?
Effective Air Exchange in your Bus
Europe Packing Check-List For A Peace Of Mind
New Climate Friendly Coach Maintenance Building
Tips for travelers at Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) Paris
The profession of Coach Driving
Amsterdam City Center - Coach Access Restrictions
Fankfurter Buchmesse 2020 (Frankfurt Book Fair)
Best Christmas Markets in Northern Germany
Top Hidden Treasures In Germany
Bus driver Ian on a chartered bus tour in Berlin
Electric bus IVECO Heuliez test ride





We are member of
Member of bdo Member of RDA Member of Federal Association of German Incoming Companies

Follow us on

Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram

Payment

Credit Card Payment: Visa Credit Card Payment: Mastercard Credit Card Payment: American Express
Search!
Whatsapp!
Give us a call!
Get a
Quote!
Send us an Email!
Share on FacebookShare this page on Facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn
Share Link

Coach Charter Germany

Phone: +49 5841 977 324
close