Home to School
This is a speciality of ours as an approved contractor to Shropshire Council, Wrexham County Borough Council and Cheshire West & Chester Councils. For them and independent schools we carry out over 50 daily contracts, moving nearly 3,000 school children safely back and forth on a daily basis.
Meole Brace Scholars Bus Passes
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.