Passenger transport regulations

Description

Have knowledge of passenger transport conventions and regulations.

Alternative labels

legislation governing passenger transport
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Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Passenger transport regulations is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Bus driver: Bus drivers operate buses or coaches, take fares, and look after passengers.
Tram driver: Tram drivers operate trams, take fares, and look after passengers.
Trolley bus driver: Trolley bus drivers operate trolley buses or guided buses, take fares, and look after passengers.
Road operations manager: Road operations managers oversee day-to-day road transportation processes, managing processes, and striving to meet customer expectations.
Taxi controller: Taxi controllers take bookings, dispatch vehicles, and are responsible for coordinating drivers while maintaining customer liaison.
Helmsman: Helmsmen are members of the crew on the highest rank of the operational level on an inland vessel. They perform a variety of duties concerned with the operation and upkeep of deck department areas, the engine and other equipment, mooring and unmooring, as well as the steering of the ship as the main task.
Occupational railway instructor: Occupational railway instructors teach future occupational drivers of railway transportation, such as train, tram, metro and trolley drivers how to operate their railway vehicle according to regulations. They teach their students theory and techniques on how to optimally drive and maintain their specific railway vehicle, observe and evaluate the students’ practice. They also focus on non-driving related subjects such as customer service (in case of person transportation) and safety measure regulations.
School bus attendant: School bus attendants monitor the activities on schoolbuses to ensure and supervise the students’ safety and good behaviour. They help children on and off the bus, support the driver and provide assistance in case of emergency.
Train driver: Train drivers operate trains providing passenger or cargo transport services. They are responsible for driving the locomotive in safe manner, respecting all relevant safety, operational and communication regulations, and have full responsibility for the safety of passengers and cargo. The task involves cooperation and communication with the relevant staff under the infrastructure manager, as well as with staff on board the train.
Chief conductor: Chief conductors are responsible for the safe performance of all operational tasks on board of passenger trains outside the drivers cab, such as supervising safe opening and closing of the train’s doors. They supervise and ensure the continuous care for the safety of passengers, especially in the case of technical incidents and emergency situations. They ensure the operational communication to the driver and to traffic control staff as defined in operational regulations. In case of several staff members attending the train, they supervise the team of conductors. They also provide commercial activities such as ticket control and selling, and provide support and information to passengers, and provide gastronomic services.
 
Matrose: Matroses are members of the deck department of an inland water transportship. They may work on the helm, on the deck, in the cargo hold and in the engine room. They may be called on to use emergency, lifesaving, damage control, and safety equipment. They perform all operations connected with the launching of lifesaving equipment and are expected to be able to operate deck machinery, mooring and anchoring equipment.
Private chauffeur: Private chauffeurs transport their employers to a particular destination safely and on time. They use navigation devices to reach the destination in the shortest time possible, advise on weather and traffic conditions and comply with legal driving regulations.
Train conductor: Train conductors assist passengers in the boarding and leaving of the train. They answer questions from passengers concerning train rules, stations, and provide timetable information. They collect tickets, fares, and passes from passengers and support the chief conductor in performing his operational tasks e.g in regard to door closing or certain operational communication. They ensure the safety of passengers respond to technical incidents and emergency situations.
Skipper: Skippers are the highest authority on-board or on inland waterways, they are in charge of the vessel and are held responsible for the safety and well being of the clients and crew. They are licensed by the responsible authority and will determine the operations of the vessel at any time. They are the ultimate instance responsible for the crew, the ship, the cargo and/or passengers, and the voyage.
Road transport division manager: Road transport division managers maintain control of processes relating to vehicles, staff, customers, routes, and contracts.

Optional knowledge

Passenger transport regulations is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Occupational driving instructor: Occupational driving instructors teach occupational drivers how to operate their vehicles according to driving regulations. They teach their students theory and techniques on how to optimally drive and maintain their specific vehicle, observe and evaluate the students’ practice. They also focus on non-driving related subjects such as customer service (in case of person transportation drivers) and safety measure regulations.
Vocational teacher: Vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques that the students must subsequently master in the specialised vocation of their choice and aid in the development of the according attitudes and values. Vocational teachers monitor the students progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject through assignments, tests and examinations.
Automated cable vehicle controller: Automated cable vehicle controllers operate systems and control boards keeping under the control the operations of a varied array of modes of transport operated by cable. They can operate aerial cabins, telphers, funiculars, etc. They ensure continuous operations and intervene in the operations when unforeseen situations occur.
Decksman: Decksmen are unlicensed members of of the deck department of an inland vessel. This position is usually the first step on the way to become an able seaman and beyond. They perform a variety of duties concerned with the operation and upkeep of deck department areas, the engine, and other equipment, mooring and unmooring, as well as (to a certain extent) the steering of the ship.

 


 

References

  1. Passenger transport regulations – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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