Home to School
This is a speciality of ours as an approved contractor to Shropshire County Council. For them and independent schools we carry out more than 20 daily contracts, moving nearly 900 school children safely back and forth on a daily basis.
School Safety Features
Seat Belts – fitted to every passenger seat on every one of our vehicles and are certified as being properly fitted to industry standards.
Speed Limiters – all coaches have set to a maximum of 100kph (approx. 63mph)
Insurance – all vehicles are covered by our fully comprehensive and public liability insurance policy.
Maintenance – all coaches are maintained in line with current legislation. They are tested by the vehicle inspectorate once yearly, they are also checked over mechanically every 5 weeks in house by our own technicians. In addition the driver assigned to a vehicle each day are required to carry out a list of daily checks and sign that the vehicle is roadworthy before movement.
Modern Coaches – low average vehicle age.
Training – all coach drivers are trained to a minimum of DVLA category D standard. We also provide in-house training at our training facility on manual handling, drivers hours compliance, first aid, customer service, disability awareness and defensive driving.
Drivers – our drivers have many years of experience in dealing with child passengers, all our staff even the non-driving staff are all proactively CRB checked.
CCTV – some of our school fleet are fitted with multi-camera CCTV systems and hard disk recorders to encourage good behaviour and improve passenger safety.
Risk Assessments – we are happy to prepare bespoke risk assessments for you party or let you have one of our pre-prepared ones.