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Smart Driver Programme<span> <h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2></span> <p>We have approximately 8 700 vehicles in our fleet, operated by around 10 000 drivers, that help to deliver essential services to our residents. </p><p>As a responsible and well-run organisation, we introduced the Smart Driver programme in 2013 to help change driver behaviour.</p><p>The training ensures that: </p><ul><li>our drivers are safe on the roads; </li><li>we reap the financial benefits of reduced fuel use; and</li><li>vehicles are driven in accordance with ‘smart driver’ principles to emit less carbon dioxide.</li></ul><p>Through ongoing skills development, training, and driver monitoring, the programme promotes safer, greener and more economical driving. Managers and supervisors responsible for driver and fleet management are also trained to manage risk in transport.</p><p>So far, more than 4 500 fleet drivers have been trained, including the <a href="https://www.myciti.org.za/en/home/" target="_blank">MyCiTi</a> and Dial-a-Ride bus drivers. </p><p>The <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Environmental%20Management%20Department">Environmental Management Department</a> oversees the programme and implements the training.</p><p><a href="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/Smart_Driving_Programme_Training_Manual.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Smart Driver Programme Training Manual</a>.</p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2></span> <p> If you have any queries or would like to find out more information about the programme, contact:</p><h4> Lindie Buirski, Head of Environmental Capacity Building, Training and Education, Environmental Management Department</h4><p> <em>Telephone: </em> <br> <em> <a>021 487 2839</a> / <a>084 629 9305</a></em><br><em> </em><br><em>Email: </em> <br> <a href="mailto:lindie.buirski@capetown.gov.za"> <em>lindie.buirski@capetown.gov.za</em></a><br></p>GP0|#43f2bf4a-d41d-4575-8b3a-502515dbb7cc;L0|#043f2bf4a-d41d-4575-8b3a-502515dbb7cc|Smart Driver Programme;GTSet|#dc1a8a1b-0357-45bc-b768-7d9a89c8ef94;GPP|#9c5fe12f-5958-47f0-8a74-9e491a80d61a;GPP|#01c7dd08-6ba3-4ae5-86c1-37cf07e8323e;GPP|#659228ce-7f43-4fe6-8efe-ddeb2a010e91The Smart Driver Programme trains City fleet drivers in responsible driving and monitors the drivers and fleet vehicles.

 

 

Smart Driver Programme Training Manual1989276GP0|#63522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33;L0|#063522a5c-a6fd-40ae-a313-2b363ab1ec33|Guideline;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2020-03-31T22:00:00Z

 

 

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