SCHOOL TRANSPORT SAFETY CONFERENCE 2015
16th, 17th & 18th March 2016
Lydiard House, Lydiard Park, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 3PA.
BUSK is pleased to announce it’s School Transport Safety Conference 2016 in association with Alcolock UK
This three day conference provides a wealth of expertise and solutions to the everyday issues that face transport operators, schools, youth groups and local authorities. Over the three days the conference will cover school trips, home to school transport, minibus safety, Section 19 Permit, UK infringement process and update, bullying and safeguarding both pupils and drivers.
Each day, registration will begin from 09:15 where tea, coffee and home made cookies/cake will be served. Conference start is 10:00 with a mid morning break and lunch around 12:30. Refreshments will be available throughout the day including bottled water.
Day one– Schools trips in the UK and abroad.
Day two– Home to school transport.
Day three– Minibus safety, booking transport on-line, bullying/safeguarding and the latest position about the infringement process our UK Government has been served with.
Day 1 – School Trips
Chaired by John Burch, Confederation of Passenger Transport UK
Richard Cope, Business Manager (Passenger Transport & Transport Strategy), Monmouthshire County Council
What Mon CC is doing to ensure schools understand what driver fatigue is.
Pat Harris, BUSK Director
Update on Nightcap campaign about driver fatigue
European Heritage Tours
Booking driver accommodation on trips
Andy Layfield, Pewseyvale Coaches
Explaining why ‘our drivers will not share hotel rooms or sleep in tents’ on school trips abroad.
Nicola Davies, Head Teacher
How our school books school trips
Perry Payne, Coral
Risk assessing, seat belt & transport policies, emergency planning
Mike Imperato, BUSK solicitor
Day 2 – Home to School Transport
Chaired by Trevor Roberts, Director, Transport Gateway Reviews Ltd
Sarah Bell, Traffic Commissioiner
Standards and expectations, what will I be looking for?
Andy Burford, Gloucestershire County Council, Transport Procurement (home to school)
Looking at 100% cost criteria contracts & reverse auction bidding
Craig Hardy, Senior Police Crash Investigator
What an investigation looks for when a road traffic collision happens including the removal of computers, mobiles and other documents linked to operations and how this can affect local authorities, schools and operators.
Perry Payne, Coral
Working together and setting an industry standard for school transport
Marieclaire Carey-Jones, Journalist & TV presenter
How to avoid adverse media attention when it all goes wrong
Day 3 – Minibus Safety, Bullying & Travel Management Companies Chaired by Graeme Fraser, Director, AMK Chauffeur Drive
Rougemount School - tbc
Operating a fleet of school owned minibuses
David Burrows, Beestons Travel
Role of a Transport Manager and why schools need to use one
Steve Doel, Berks CC
James Stokes, Coach Hire Comparison
Hiring a coach on line – knowing what you are getting.
Colin Bailey, PCV holder
Bullying and bad behaviour on home to school transport
Penny Steinhauer, Director, EyePat Internet Safety
Bullying and safeguarding pupils and drivers
Martin Allen, Bus & Coach Association
Section 19 Permits and Infringement update
For more information or to book a place contact BUSK. Why not take advantage of our earily bird rates...all bookings received before 30 June benefit from a 20% reduced rate.
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