A driver is responsible for operating a motor vehicle safely and efficiently to transport passengers or goods from one location to another. This role may involve driving a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, buses, or specialized vehicles, depending on the employer's needs.
Vehicle Operation: Safely operate and maintain the assigned vehicle(s).
Follow all traffic laws and regulations.
Maintain a valid driver's license and necessary endorsements.
Inspect vehicles for mechanical issues before and after trips.
Passenger Transportation: Transport passengers to their destinations (for taxi, rideshare, or chauffeur services).
Route Planning:Plan efficient routes to minimize travel time and fuel consumption.
Use GPS devices or maps to navigate unfamiliar routes.
Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service, especially for passenger transport roles.
Assist passengers with loading and unloading luggage or goods (if applicable).
Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of mileage, fuel consumption, and other relevant trip details.
Complete required documentation for logbooks, invoices, or delivery receipts.
Safety and Maintenance: Perform routine vehicle maintenance tasks, such as checking oil levels, tire pressure, and brakes.
Report any vehicle malfunctions or accidents immediately.
Comply with safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Compliance:Adhere to company policies and procedures.
Comply with all local, state, and federal regulations governing transportation.