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After boarding it was noticeable that the passengers were given ample time to settle. The vehicle was driven in a smooth manner with minimal recoil for the passengers.
Passengers leaving/ entering the bus were controlled safely and the door operation was performed in a safe manner once passengers were clear.
The braking of the vehicle was smooth, again with minimal discomfort for the passengers. The vehicle was driven in a smooth manner and the acceleration progressive.
At all times the driver gave clear indications of intent which enabled a smooth progression and complimented the control of the bus.

 

 

The vehicle was driven very well and braking was smooth at all times. Generally the passengers were given time to find a safe environment before moving off and excellent mirror checks lent to safe door operations.

The acceleration of the vehicle was good but overall the vehicle was driven well and in a safe manner with clear indicators and plenty of distance given.

 

 

Throughout the journey progressive acceleration and smooth braking remained evident. Generally the vehicle was driven smoothly and safely and the vehicle remained level through cornering. Moving from bus stops was done safely with good mirror checks and a good awareness.

Good patience was displayed at junctions and a good distance was always maintained from other vehicles. The road positioning and lane discipline was very good and done safely.

 

 

This was thoroughly enjoyable where the passengers enjoyed a safe and comfortable journey.

The journey was highlighted by the smoothness in moving away from bus stops, cornering and braking. Clear indicators and good planning led to a progressive acceleration and use of a constant speed. The general control of the vehicle was good.

On more than one occasion there was good anticipation and awareness displayed and a positive reaction when approaching traffic signals and junctions.

There was also good customer interaction displayed and consideration to other road users.

 

 

This was a very nice drive where the driver showed good concern for passengers.

The mirrors were used extremely well at all times and in particular when moving off from stops which was done safely, smoothly and comfortably. Braking and acceleration was deployed progressively with minimal impact for passengers and a constant steady speed was enjoyed.

Indicators were used well which lent to good road positioning & safe lane discipline. A good distance was kept from other vehicles and on occasion good anticipation was shown.

The vehicle was controlled very well and safe steering habits used at all times.

 

 

This was a well-controlled and unhurried journey.

The drive itself was smooth with little recoil for the passengers and bus stops were served extremely well with good use of mirrors. There was a lot of patience shown when pulling away from some stops but the driver applied himself safely and showed good timing.

The journey was well planned and the driver positioned the vehicle very well. Use of speed was appropriate which resulted in a smooth braking & acceleration process.

The driver was very considerate of other road users and remained very patient.

 

Upon boarding it was noticeable how polite and friendly the driver appeared.

The vehicle was driven in a safe, smooth manner which was enjoyable and stress free. The driver used all mirrors well and the door operation at each stop was employed safely. Moving off from stops was done safely with good timing and good control and the road positioning was sublime.

The use of speed throughout the journey was safe and constant and acceleration and braking smooth and progressive. Indicators were used well and the driver showed good anticipation when approaching traffic signals and junctions. A good distance was kept from other vehicles with adequate distance when stopped. The vehicle was controlled well throughout the journey with good steering habits.

 

 

This journey was thoroughly enjoyable and professionally driven where the safety of passengers was a priority and the driver very friendly.

Moving off smoothly and safely was timed well and enhanced by good mirror use. Acceleration and braking were smooth and progressive and braking, particularly into bus stops was exemplary.  The vehicle was driven well with very good control and good anticipation shown. Indicators were used in good time which assisted good discipline and positioning. The speed was kept at a safe, progressive level and a good distance was maintained.

 

This was a very well driven journey with a very friendly and professional driver.

Passengers were given ample time to find a safe area before moving the vehicle moved safely and smoothly from a stop. It must be said that the steering habits shown were exemplary and lent to a smooth, well controlled drive where acceleration and braking were progressively employed. Mirrors were used very well and the driver showed a tremendous awareness and alertness. Indicators were used in good time and the vehicle was driven at a safe, progressive speed.  The vehicle was kept at a safe distance from other road uses and an adequate clearance was maintained at all times.

 

Upon boarding the bus, the driver was friendly and offered a greeting.

The bus was driven in a very controlled manner where passengers were watched and given good time to board safely. Door operations were well controlled and observed.

 

Moving off was comfortable and safe where the driver used the mirrors well and timed the manoeuvres perfectly. Acceleration and braking was smooth and progressive and a good distance from other road users was maintained. Indicators were used well and in good time and positioning and road discipline was good.

A good, safe use of speed was used during the journey and the vehicle was generally controlled well.

This was a very well driven journey with a very friendly and professional driver.

Passengers were given ample time to find a safe area before moving the vehicle moved safely and smoothly from a stop. It must be said that the steering habits shown were exemplary and lent to a smooth, well controlled drive where acceleration and braking were progressively employed. Mirrors were used very well and the driver showed a tremendous awareness and alertness. Indicators were used in good time and the vehicle was driven at a safe, progressive speed.  The vehicle was kept at a safe distance from other road uses and an adequate clearance was maintained at all times.

 

This was a drive from the Top Drawer

The general control and positioning of the bus throughout the journey was first class and the use of speed was applied appropriately.

Work in and out of bus stops was very good and the braking and acceleration of the vehicle safe and considerate.

The driver’s awareness, reactions and external mirror work was more than adequate and lent to a well-planned journey.

Our journey was smooth, progressive and measured and good consideration was given to other road users.

 

 

 

 

 

A safe and considered drive with some very good habits shown.

The driver displayed some very good mirror work and used an appropriate speed where the vehicle was always under control and the driver was able to stop in a safe fashion.

Positioning, discipline and road conduct all lent to a safe and enjoyable journey where the braking and acceleration were smooth and progressive.

The drivers approach and departure from bus stops was generally good.

 

 

This was a nice comfortable journey.

Our driver used an appropriate speed throughout the journey and showed a very good control of the vehicle at all times.

The anticipation and consideration of other road users was excellent and the driver was polite to the customers.

The driver worked very well with their  mirrors and the work in and out of bus stops was exemplary.

 

 

 

The driver delivered a very safe and patient drive which proved to be smooth and measured throughout.

An appropriate use of speed was used and the vehicle was smooth and level at all times and comfortable through acceleration.

The acceleration and braking were both smooth and progressive with some very good work in and out of bus stops. The external mirror work was first class and there were some very positive considerations given to other road users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was a great drive!

There was many positive attributes shown by the driver from the inception of my journey.

The general control and positioning of the bus throughout the journey was first class where speed was applied correctly.

The braking and acceleration of the vehicle was excellent and the work in and out of bus stops safe and considerate. The external mirror work was more than adequate and the driver’s awareness and reactions lent to a well-planned journey.

 

 

 

This drive was very smooth and the diver very patient.

The smoothness of the journey resulted from the drivers planning and anticipation.

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@1256, whilst pulling away from a bus stop the driver pulled out in front of a vehicle already committed to overtaking him and forced the other vehicle to brake a little harshly and the driver to sound his horn.

The drivers use of speed was always appropriate and acceleration and braking smooth.

 

 

This was a great drive.

The driver made good use of his mirrors during the drive and his acceleration and braking was smooth and measured.

The speed of the vehicle was always appropriate as was the planning and anticipation of the drive.

The driver showed good consideration to other road users and to the passengers to whom he was pleasant and polite.

 

 

This was quite a hurried drive and in some places a little fast at times but at no time did it seem to exceed speed limits.

The drive itself was very smooth and the driver showed some very positive in-cab attributes.

There was a lot of very good mirror work and the driver planned the journey extremely well.

His lane discipline and control of the vehicle was very impressive and the braking and acceleration caused no recoil for passengers.

 

 

 

This was a very well planned drive where, on occasion, the driver showed good anticipation of things happening in front of her.

The drive itself was smooth, constant and with appropriate speed. There was very good use of mirrors and the acceleration and braking was comfortable and smooth.

The work in and out of bus stops was excellent and the driver showed lots of patience in quite heavy traffic.

 

This was a nice smooth drive throughout.

The driver was unhurried and used a constant, appropriate speed which lent to smooth braking and acceleration.

The driver used his mirrors well and showed a good awareness of things going on around him. The driver planned well and was in total control at all times.

 

 

There were many positive aspects to this smooth and comfortable drive. The driver used the exterior mirrors very well and maintained an appropriate and constant use of speed.

The use of speed around corners was good and kept the bus level.

The acceleration and braking was progressive and smooth as was the work in and out of bus stops.

 

 

This was a well-controlled drive where the driver remained unhurried.

Our journey itself was smooth with little recoil for the passengers. The journey was well planned and the driver positioned the vehicle very well. Use of speed was appropriate which resulted in a smooth braking & acceleration process.  There was very good use of mirror and the drivers awareness was first class.

The driver was very considerate of other road users and remained very patient.

 

 

This was quite a quick journey in places but at no time did the speed feel excessive.

The driver showed very good awareness and vehicle control in some tight situations. His mirror work was very good and good anticipation helped towards smooth, progressive acceleration and braking.

He remained patient and observed the road signage very well in some heavy traffic.

 

 

This was a bit of a jerky drive in places where passengers were feeling the vehicles recoil.

The driver showed some positive in-cab habits and used the mirrors well.

Braking and acceleration was quite jerky in traffic and when serving bus stops. The planning and anticipation could have also been better.

A good awareness was shown and some good consideration to other road users displayed.

Also very pleasant and polite with customers.

 

 

 

 

A very unhurried and smooth drive.

The braking and acceleration were extremely smooth and the driver made good use of the mirrors. The driver adhered well to stop lines and other road instructions.

The bus was very, very smooth and progressive in and out of stops and very aware of the environment around.

The driver showed good consideration to other road users and the passengers and showed good anticipation.

Showed good customer service.

 

This was a very considerate drive which was extremely smooth.

The driver used constant and appropriate speed throughout and the acceleration and braking was smooth and progressive.

There was good mirror use and excellent consideration for other road users.

The bus was well positioned at all times and the driver showed very good anticipation.

 

This was a safe & steady drive where the driver controlled the vehicle well at all times.

We were driven at a constant, appropriate speed which enabled smooth braking.

The driver made excellent use of the mirrors and was aware of things around him. The work in and out of stops was good and the driver dealt with his passengers very professionally

 

This was a good solid drive.

Our driver showed very good driving habits throughout the drive maintaining a constant and appropriate speed. Acceleration and braking were excellent and his use of mirrors first class. There was very good awareness shown and the driver was aware of things around him at all times.

The bus was positioned well throughout the driver and showed good anticipation on occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

This was a very good drive.

The driver displayed many positive habits during this journey which all helped produce a top performance.

External mirrors were used excellently and communication with the passengers first class. The positioning of the vehicle was good every time and the driver showed terrific awareness.

The drive was smooth, acceleration and braking was progressive and the work in and around bus stops very, very good.

 

 

This was a bit of a rushed and in places jerky ride.

Upon boarding the driver was very pleasant & polite.

The acceleration was smooth but the braking quite snatched and late often causing recoil.

It was not a well – planned drive and there was not much evidence of slowing down over speed restrictions or bends.

@09:28 the driver had to reverse as he had stopped close to a parked vehicle after unnecessarily putting himself in that position

 

 

This was a very good drive.

Despite the obvious inexperience the driver produced a safe and good quality performance.  He used his external mirrors very well and was in control of the vehicle at all times.

The braking, while generally good did have occasion to be a bit harsh causing recoil.

The driver positioned the vehicle well and showed good awareness.

He served the stops well and showed good consideration to other road users.

 

This was a safe and steady drive.

There was a good use of external mirrors by the driver and the acceleration and braking was smooth and progressive. The driver served the stops well and showed a high level of alertness when pulling away.

The vehicle was positioned well throughout the journey and was extremely well planned.

The driver was pleasant and polite to the passengers and showed good consideration to other road users.

 

 

A very smooth and safe drive where the driver was very polite and friendly upon boarding.

The drive itself was smooth and well planned and speed was appropriate and constant. The driver showed patience in traffic and controlled the vehicle excellently.  Mirrors were used extremely well and stops served appropriately. The driver positioned the vehicle very well and showed good anticipation and awareness to the surroundings.

 

This was a smooth & unhurried journey.

Our driver used an appropriate and constant speed throughout the journey and remained in total control of the vehicle.

The speed was steady, managed well and braking was lithe. The use of mirrors was very good and the driver showed a good consideration to other road users. The vehicle was positioned well throughout the journey and the driver was alert to his environment.

 

This drive was a little fast in places but at no time felt excessive. However, there were instances of recoil due to poor planning and speed.

Our journey was generally smooth and acceleration and braking was progressive.

The driver showed a good level of anticipation.

Worked well in and out of stops and used caution well when pulling out. The vehicle was well positioned throughout the journey and the driver demonstrated a very good level of control.

 

This was a solid, steady drive where the driver displayed many positive attributes.

Our journey was unhurried and speed appropriate, constant and managed well.

The driver used his mirrors extremely well and showed a very good awareness.

Our journey was very well planned and the driver anticipated any problems well. Bus stops were served well and pulling out was done safely and the vehicle positioned correctly.

 

 

This was a smooth and unhurried drive where speed was constant and appropriate.

External mirrors were used well and good consideration to other road users was shown.

Acceleration and braking was smooth and progressive and the vehicle positioned well throughout. The driver served the stops well and was safe when pulling out.

Good awareness was shown and the journey well planned.

 

This was quite a jerky ride which wasn’t at all well planned.

The exchange between acceleration and braking was very quick on occasion. Braking was often late causing recoil and sometimes quite harsh.

The driver did use his mirrors well and served stops, braking aside, in a decent manner. The vehicle was positioned well throughout the journey and was very helpful with the passengers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was a good, well measured drive which was carried out with good planning and safety.

The speed used was constant and appropriate and acceleration and braking smooth and progressive.

Our driver carried out some very good work in and out of stops. The driver was also very patient with passengers and allowed them time to sit before pulling away.

The vehicle was well positioned and the driver showed good awareness and anticipation.

 

 

 

This seemed to be quite an impatient drive.

@13:16 whilst waiting in traffic at a red light the driver started sounding his horn and gesturing to the lead car to move, through a red light. When the lead car refused the driver repeated the process.

At times the driver seemed very impatient to get going especially at bus stops where he pulled off the stop when he did not really have anywhere to go.

The drive itself was good. The driver showed some very good driving habits maintaining a constant and appropriate speed. The acceleration and braking were excellent and his use of mirrors first class. There was very good awareness shown and the driver was aware of things around him at all times.

The bus was positioned well and the driver showed good anticipation on occasion.

 

This was a very competent and controlled drive

The driver used his mirrors well during this journey and his speed was constant and appropriate. Acceleration and braking was very, very smooth and very good awareness helped produce a quality drive.

There was good work in and out of bus stops and a safe practice when pulling out into traffic

 

 

This drive was unhurried, very patient and very well controlled.

The driver worked well in and out of stops, positioning well and pulling away smoothly and safely. The speed, although largely dictated by traffic in places was good, the acceleration and braking smooth and measured and the journey in general well planned.

The driver was safe and cautious when needed which was very much to their credit as the bus and braking remained very smooth throughout.

 

 

 

This was a very nice drive with many positive in-cab practices.

The driver was very patient and kept an appropriate and constant speed when possible.  The acceleration and braking was very smooth and the driver positioned the vehicle well at all times.

During the journey it was noticeable that mirrors were used well and to good effect.

This journey was very well planned and the driver confidently worked well in and out of stops and safely pulling out and re-joining traffic.

 

 

This was a top drawer drive from a very helpful and polite driver.

The driver used the mirrors exceptionally well throughout the journey which contributed to such a professional trip. The acceleration was sometimes a little quick but never excessive and always controlled very well.  The braking was smooth and progressive and the driver’s awareness very, very good.

The journey was extremely well planned, the vehicle well positioned at all times and the work in and around bus stops first class

 

 

This was a smooth & unhurried journey.

The driver used an appropriate and constant speed throughout the journey and remained in total control of the vehicle.

The speed was steady and managed well and braking was lithe. The use of mirrors was very good and the driver showed a good consideration to other road users. The vehicle was positioned well throughout the journey and the driver was alert to the environment.

 

 

This was a very unhurried and smooth drive.

The braking and acceleration were extremely smooth and the driver adhered well to road instructions. The bus was very, very smooth and progressive in and out of stops and the driver was very aware of the environment around. However, there was very little use of the external mirrors except for when serving bus stops.

The driver showed good consideration to other road users and the passengers and showed good anticipation.