Arriva London driving standards higher

  
  

As part of our ongoing drive to improve customer experience, we continually look for ways of enhancing the training we provide for our drivers. The recent introduction to the driver training fleet of three ‘Vigil Vanguard’ on board training systems is a further addition as a real time training tool, allowing drivers and trainers to record their driving skills out on the road.

Noting driving information on the touch screen
Noting driving information on the touch screen

Four on-board cameras record separate views of the drive, one on either side looking backwards down each side of the vehicle, one camera looking straight ahead in the direction of travel, and the fourth camera showing the driver’s actions throughout the journey.

The system creates a map of the journey
The system creates a map of the journey

The system creates a map of the journey via GPS, and allows identification of discussion points on the map during the journey, which can then be reviewed and discussed at a later time away from the bus.

The after journey discussion
The after journey discussion


The system has a gyroscopic measurement to record the movement of the bus, and also records the speed, acceleration, braking and fuel usage. 

It has already been in use in many countries and industries around the world, and it’s Arriva London’s plan to encourage drivers to take the opportunity of using the Vigil Vanguard to hone and review their driving skills, giving the customer a more consistent and comfortable driving experience going forward.

 General Manager Nick Bland said, “We are delighted with the response received from drivers who have undertaken the Vigil Vanguard training. It’s a wonderful training device which I am confident will further improve upon the high levels of professional skills our drivers already possess.” 

 

  
  

Tags:   News
Published : Wed 17th Feb. 2016
Related archived articles
Published : Fri 26th Sep. 2014 - Fri 21st Nov. 2014
 
Arriva’s Heritage Fleet bus assists award winning Chef Tom Kerridge to switch on Marlow’s Christmas Lights

One of the great things about this time of year for Arriva’s Heritage Fleet, is all the exciting and fun celebrations they get involved with.

Two prestigious awards for Arriva London

Arriva London’s innovative campaign, promoting Payroll Giving throughout its workforce, was recognised at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards.

Arriva London volunteers walk for charity in the Lord Mayor’s Show 2014

Only occasionally does an opportunity come along to see the very best in people, and that opportunity came last Saturday at the Lord Mayor’s Show, where over 7,000 people paraded through the streets of the City of London.

Arriva London supports Payroll Giving in the Lord Mayor’s Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show takes place this Saturday (8th Nov.) with a river pageant and procession through the city and is set to feature more than 7,000 people.

Arriva London refreshing the customer experience

Arriva London are investing £600,000 on bus refurbishment for routes 102, 466 & 612.

Open House winners enjoy Arriva London’s Open City Architour

There were over 8,500 entrants for the Open House ballot to compete for 40 places on the Arriva London/Open City architectural mystery whirlwind tour last weekend, and what a tour it was.

 

Please wait...

 

Delivered by CSN MCL / All content copyright © 2007 - 2017 original copyright holders, except where individually stated. All rights reserved. E&OE.