Presentation on theme: "Professional Drivers PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS ???? Discourtesies that tear down a fleets good public image Errors before start up Errors in followingg Errors."— Presentation transcript:
Defensive Driving SIPDE o Scan – constantly search for potential hazards o Identify – the specific hazard o Predict – ask ‘what if’ o Decide – a course of action o Execute – the action SMITH SYSTEM Aim high in steering – looking further ahead than other drivers Get the big picture – seeing more around you than other drivers Keep your eyes moving – being more aware than other drivers Leave yourself an out – positioning in traffic better than other drivers Make sure they see you – making yourself more visible than other driversrs
Stop completelyy Stay alert and aware of your surroundingss
Keep the bus within the proper speed limit. (GA Law 40-6- 160) a. The speed limit on school grounds is 10 mph. b. The speed limit on a bus route is the posted speed limit, but not to exceed the maximum of 40 mph for a school bus transporting school children to and from school. c. The speed limit is 55 mph for a school bus transporting from school activities on a public road or on the Interstate system. d. The speed limit on extra-curricular trips is the posted speed for the road being traveled – or a maximum of 55 mph. f. Forsyth County School buses should never exceed 55 mph loaded or unloaded.