The Interstate Bus Lines Driver of the Year (DOTY) competition zoomed into action on Saturday, 28 October 2023 πŸšπŸ†

This wasn’t just any competition; it was part of IBL’s thrilling initiative for Transport Month, celebrating our incredible bus drivers who keep our wheels turning with precision and style! πŸšŒπŸŽ‰

πŸ… The DOTY competition provided a platform for our bus drivers to shine and showcase their skills, competing against the best of the best. It’s not just a race; it’s an opportunity for growth and improvement, creating better, safer drivers for the road ahead. 🚦✨

Entry to DOTY is voluntary, but once our drivers hop on board, they’re put through their paces, including criteria like years of service, accident record, disciplinary history and driver behavior. πŸ“œπŸš¦

Our amazing bus drivers faced off in two categories:

🚺 Female drivers: Rigid bus with 7 fierce participants
🚹 Male drivers: Rigid bus with 10 incredible contenders

The competition was a four-part thriller:
πŸš— Track Test: Drivers displayed their skill in maneuvering vehicles in tight spots (International Standard track).
πŸ›£οΈ Road Test: The emphasis was on safety, defensive methods and flawless vehicle handling.
πŸ“š Theory Test: A knowledge check on road situations, road rules and signs.
πŸ› οΈ Pre-Trip Inspection: A quick and precise check of vehicle roadworthiness.
So, let’s give a roaring applause to our stellar bus drivers who went above and beyond at the DOTY competition. πŸ…πŸ‘ Let’s keep rolling, IBL, with the best drivers on the road! 🚌🎈