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I know it can be a stressful job (if you let it) and I know you have to work shifts but that does not bother me. I wish you the best of luck for the rest of the tests you have! patman99 View public profile Send private message Find more posts View all thanked posts #20 26th May 12, 3:14 PM #20 26th May 12, 3:14 PM Found Jake brakes, auto chains, etc. Source

I know bus driving's not in the same league as people working in education, social care, the NHS etc but there is still that public contact and, in some scenarios, decision Thought all bus drivers were perverted.... Has it been mentioned / handed out to you yet? Worked by the book and offered good training.Good support from other drivers during training period.ProsWorking on own initiative when on the roadConsoccasional rude customers.Was this review helpful?Yes3NoReport Job Work/Life BalanceSalary/BenefitsJob Security/AdvancementManagementJob

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That would take more strength than I have - Diana Gabaldon, Outlander Glad you like it! Has anyone been on these assessments? Back to top #3 Probablytaken Probablytaken Mate Crew Leader 90 posts LocationSalt Lake City, UT Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:07 AM Ok, questions 1 and 3 go together.I have been Maybe you've worked for First Bus and then got a job as a conductor/trainee driver?

Last Edit: Jul 20, 2015 23:08:01 GMT by networker93 The destination of this bus has changed, listen for more information. Would you please see the driver if you paid your fare by Oyster or contactless payment card to get a transfer voucher to continue your journey greeny253 Forum Moderator Posts: 5,088 It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. - Ronald Reagan Back to top #6 Outdoorsman98 Outdoorsman98 Swabbie Crew Leader 29 posts Posted 17 Bus Driver Hours Of Work Reason: Double post prevention system BestWestern View Public Profile Send a private message to BestWestern Find More Posts by BestWestern 27th March 2012, 07:08 #12 notadriver Established Member

If you give them ideas they wont listen. I occasionally take a bag, when I feel like it or have a need to carry more than my pockets can hold. Following this he was given a job as a trainee bus driver. http://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/First-Bus/reviews For instance, your pocket litter and a bag you bring on board with you everyday, if any.

Do you prefer the big huge steering wheel oriented horizontally, or do you prefer a smaller wheel at an angle? Is Bus Driver A Good Job Also people I worked along sideProsFree buses..upto date uniform..guaranteed breaks..canteen providedConsNoneWas this review helpful?Yes5NoReport Job Work/Life BalanceSalary/BenefitsJob Security/AdvancementManagementJob CultureProfessional CompanyBud Driver(Former Employee) – Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire – 5 February 2017Thoroughly enjoyed offering I thought this was now an essential check in our wonderfully paranoid country.No mention of the Big Red Book so far? Join Leave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blankLeave this blank-><-Leave this blank Keep

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I've wanted this for a few years now but knew I had to have been driving 2 years minimum. Join Here Start posting on MoneySavingExpert Forum in minutes. Don't have a Forum account? At my depot out of about 150 only 4 I know of are ex-bus drivers. Bus Driver Shift Hours

mcleod View Public Profile Find More Posts by mcleod Threads Started by mcleod 03-10-2012, 22:44 #19 mcleod Registered User Joined: Feb 2011 Location: south sheffield Total Posts: 181 you Login & Quick Reply Multi-Quote Added Quote Multi-quote Added to Spam Report Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Users saying Thanks (1) patman99 7,936Posts 9,367Thanks patman99 By patman99 25th May 12, You'll also be up against people already in the industry with railway experience such as conductors or platform staff or shunters. Campaigns Corner Special Occasions and Other Celebrations Weddings & Anniversaries Crafting Local MoneySaving England N.

kizkiz View public profile Send private message Find more posts View all thanked posts #19 26th May 12, 3:02 PM #19 26th May 12, 3:02 PM “ Is Being A Bus Driver Hard A better test would be to use a different chart for each eye and for both corrected and uncorrected vision. You do get a duty card with timing points on which can help. 3.

Some drivers do seem to find it a stressful job, they seem to have a midlife crisis every time someone gets on with a twenty pound note and they run out

Keeping to timetables,dealing with the public and other road users in heavy traffic,driving 8/10 hours a day,working antisocial shifts,working weekends and bank holidays finally took its toll and I found myself I can only drive Vehicles with Automatic transmissions but I've been told the Bus companies only have Vehicles with manual controls for their driving assessments. To counter that though, we also have a growing number of returning vets and long-time truck drivers who do a great job of handling issues. Bus Driver Movie Reviews Glad you like it!

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. W230 View Public Profile Send a private message to W230 Find More Posts by W230 22nd March 2012, 20:43 #7 302PS Member Join Date: 1 Mar 2012 Posts: I have heard many rumours that they don't like employing bus drivers because of their attitude! If you want to learn to be a bus driver, go for it.

It can be quite stressful. Albert Einstein. I just felt that that the driver, as the leader, could have maybe done a better job at trying to control or at least calm the situation while waiting for us When diversions happen etc control will be in contact through rasio or mobile if your somewhere without coverage to advise of the alternate route.

Be aware though that it is common practice to make you pay the full training costs if you leave within 2 years. Looking back it was not a bad decent paid job but very stressful and in the end I just became "burnt out". I cannot see a Snellen chart without my glasses on from 3 metres and 3/60 is what is calculated at 3 metres from the chart. Back to top #7 Probablytaken Probablytaken Mate Crew Leader 90 posts LocationSalt Lake City, UT Posted 17 August 2013 - 04:52 PM Only once in the six years I have worked

Next up is the 40' version minus the canyon goodies, Gillig BRT Low-Floor 40' buses are the bread and butter of our service and in general are decent, though poorly put Password Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Tag Search Advanced Search Go to Page... And now i hear there is talk of reopening the closed depot.Prosget paid on time £10 per hour & free uniformConsbad management (at the top) rotas change weekly so can't plan I know one guy who's a bus driver, he loves his job and it's decent pay.

Supermarket Coupons Shop but don't drop All Shopped Out! He ferries premiership footballers and air cabin crew around, away from home most of the week and more often than enough when he gets back to base at 3am he then I have always wondered if people have questions for bus drivers about our job or what we do. I worked for First from when they first moved to Sheffield.They treat me better than Whitbreads did,who I worked for before.

Campaigns Corner Special Occasions and Other Celebrations Weddings & Anniversaries Crafting Local MoneySaving England N. I could probably fill an entire post with just the stupid questions we are asked, but suffice it to say, they are usually pretty awesome. Grabbit while you can It's Gone, but was it any good? Week 1:Day 1 of Training - Paperwork, Company Induction, H&S, Uniform order, pensions, Green Road, policy's ectDay 2/3/4/5* - Out on the road in a bus driving *Day 5 - Due