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The Best Trained Drivers

Our drivers are trained to drive safely and they rank among the best-trained commercial vehicle drivers on the road internationally.

They undergo:

  • Initial pre-service comprehensive training program
  • At least 80 hours of training in technical skills, bus environment management, student discipline and customer service during the first year of employment
  • They participate in classroom, practical and homework sessions. Trainer evaluation and a final road and written test determine a driver’s qualification.

Training in an internationally renowned Training company, organised by the RTA , medical test/ drug and alcohol test and a background check before obtaining their School Bus driving license.

All STS drivers participate in Continuous Professional Development programs which include:

  • Defensive Driving Refresher Course
  • School Bus Driver Improvement Course
  • Student Behaviour Management
  • Emergency Evacuation
  • Pre-Trip and Pre-Trip Inspections

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