All vehicles that are still under Manufacturers Warrenty are serviced by the Agents.
All other vehicles are serviced in house. The workshop is managed by qualified technicians. Vehicles are checked on a regular basis and combined with their daily inspections to try and keep all vehicles as safe and reliable as possible. We only use the best products/parts as prescribed by the agents to service our vehicles. Vehicles are also fitted with “cartrack” monitors to monitor drivers and vehicles speeding or braking, ect. Thus drivers know that they are monitored. Drivers and staff are being sent for first aid and fire fighting aid courses and we are proud of all the staff that has qualified.
All vehicles are tested every 6 months as prescribed by the Road Ordinance Law.
Helpful hints on choosing the right service provider.
1. Use a company with the necessary expertise and be sure the company you choose meets all the requirements and safety needs.
Grunbus - Our company has a 25 year experience in bus hire and shuttle service.
2. Make sure the company you choose has adequate passenger liability insurance.
Grunbus - We have passenger liability cover of 1 million rand per passenger and comprehensive insurance.
3. By law not all buses are required to have safety belts.
Grunbus - All our vehicles are fitted with safety belts for passenger safety.
4. By law all passenger buses must have a valid licence an operators disc and road transport permit.
Grunbus - All our buses have valid licence's, operating discs and road transport permit. - All our buses undergo a COF (Certificate Of Fitness) every 6 months at a registered road worthy centre.
5. By law all drivers conveying passengers must be in possession of a valid drivers license and PrDP (Professional Drivers Permit)
Grunbus - All our drivers have valid licenses and PrDP’s copies and proof is kept at head office and available at any time.
Make sure to submit your transportation requests timely and in writing. Make sure you address your specific needs.
Supervision on all hired coaches is required. The bus driver cannot enforce discipline on the bus!
Supervising staff must ensure that all passengers are seated while the bus is in transit.
No body parts may be put out through the windows.
Nothing may be thrown out through the windows.
If possible avoid traveling during the night.
No loud shouts or screams. This could effect the bus drivers concentration.
Ensure that the buses are not overloaded.
The driver is not allowed to use a cell phone while driving.
Regulation 231 makes provision that more smaller children can be transported: (b) “… two children of three years or older, but under six years, count as one person; and (c) … three children of six years or older, but under 13 years, count as two people.”
This increased number makes supervision and management more difficult.
Nobody is allowed to smoke or use alcohol during a trip.
The driver must at all times, obey all traffic rules.