This unit is about driving passenger-carrying vehicles safely. Passengers are likely to include patients and colleagues, and you may be transporting them within or beyond the grounds of your organization.
The unit covers making sure that you are appropriately licensed, and legally and medically fit to drive the vehicle. It also covers driving the vehicle in a manner that considers the needs of passengers and other road users, picking up and setting down passengers, and completing your duties.
There are four elements:
- Prepare to drive the vehicle
- Drive the vehicle
- Pick up and set down passengers
- Complete your driving duty