indicators are within normal range. If in doubt ...
Physical check radiator water, battery water level, lubricating oil level
gauge (especially for long distance journey).
Seating and mirrors are well adjusted.
PRE-DRIVING “CHECK-LIST” :
TSP Driving License mandatory ! Other licenses (international /
local) might be useful ...
Start engine and pre-heat for a while (will help smooth running).
Listen for any unusual noise. Check horn sounding.
Adjust climate controller setting, radio channel, radio / cassette
volume etc. : all to be done before moving.
Put lights on when dark, at dawn, twilight or dusk.
Fasten seatbelt …
Test the brake, clutch pedal, acceleration gears and make sure
everything is alright before starting the journey.
SAFETY TIPS (REMINDERS)
Drive carefully and defensively. Respect other road users (bicycle,
motorcycle, pedestrian). Never get provoked / distracted / offended
by other drivers’ “style”. Stay cool : calm and safe. Set examples …
Obey traffic signs, observe road markings especially zebra crosses
Respect road controllers / traffic squad who reserves the right to
override traffic signs lawfully.
Speed limit : 35 km/h inside plant area, 20 km/h at parking areas
(offices, camps). Keep slow at other areas.
Park only at designated parking areas. Reverse when instructed.
Make sure clearance behind vehicle before reversing.
Do not commit yourself to becoming part of the “incident statistic” !
SAFETY TIPS (REMINDERS) While Driving / Parking :
TO SEE and TO BE SEEN PLANT DRIVING RULES At night, switch on your lights, not only to see the road, but also TO BE SEEN by OTHERS.
SPEED LIMIT : 35 KM/H MAXIMUM MANDATORY IN PLANT AREA 35 PLANT DRIVING RULES
DO NOT OVERTAKE PLANT DRIVING RULES
Pedestrians, cyclists & motorists are road users too …. PLANT DRIVING RULES
REVERSE PARKING ... PARK IN YOUR ALLOCATED LOT DO NOT OBSTRUCT TRAFFIC IN CAR PARK (OFFICE / CAMP) AREAS, THE SPEED LIMIT IS 20 KM/H. 20 YES ! NO ! PLANT DRIVING RULES
Only diesel engine vehicles equipped with spark arrestor allowed to ….. enter and used in the plant (production phase).
Use of mobile phone is strictly forbidden while driving in the plant. ….. Phone to be handed over to the check point. Switch off mobile phone ….. while refueling.
Use of radio while driving only if hands free kits available.
Only 1 passenger in the front seat, pick-up should not carry passengers …... in the rear compartment.
First aid kit box and 1.5 kg dry powder fire extinguisher should be …... available.
PLANT DRIVING RULES
Driver should be fit and in no circumstances under the influence of …. drink or drugs. Substance abuse will be Subject to TSP policy HSE …. standard 1101.
No smoking while driving. No smoking while refueling.
Driver is responsible to ensure that carried freight is secured and …. stowed.
WHEN HEARING EMERGENCY ALARMS / SIRENS :
Park vehicle on the correct side of the road.
Turn engine off, leave ignition key in position.
Go to the nearest muster point crosswind.
Follow further instructions.
PLANT DRIVING RULES
Any traffic violation will be treated according to sop 108 vehicle and …. driving safety :
PUNCHING of TSP driving license ( 3 chances max).
Defensive driving training + commented driving.
Certain traffic infractions / incidents will be endorsed by the TSP driving ….. committee composed of :
Hierarchy of the offender.
HSE site manager.
RSE site manager.
Eventual competent personnel.
PLANT DRIVING RULES
NO ! YES ! TURN LEFT : NO SHORT CUT AND DON’T FORGET THE TURN SIGNAL IMAGINE A ROUNDABOUT !
YES ! CHANGE DIRECTION : STAY IN YOUR LANE NO ! KEEP RADIUS SMALL AND DON’T FORGET THE TURN SIGNAL
NO ! YES ! NEGOCIATING A CURVE : NO SHORT CUT
NORMAL PRIORITY : VEHICLES COMING FROM THE RIGHT TO PASS FIRST CROSS ROAD / JUNCTION EXCEPTIONAL PRIORITY : EMERGENCY VEHICLES, FIRE ENGINES, AMBULANCES, SECURITY ON DUTY EMERGENCY ! EMERGENCY ! EMERGENCY !
Give way to other vehicles CROSS ROAD / JUNCTION EXCEPTIONAL PRIORITY : EMERGENCY VEHICLES, FIRE ENGINES, AMBULANCES, SECURITY ON DUTY EMERGENCY ! EMERGENCY ! EMERGENCY !
NORMAL NO-PRIORITY : FIRST COME FIRST PASS CROSS ROAD / JUNCTION
SAFETY DISTANCE NEVER TAIL VEHICLE IN FRONT TOO CLOSELY. MAINTAIN A “SPACE CUSHION” JUST IN CASE IT STOPS SUDDENLY … DRIVING BEHIND OTHERS IT WON’T HAPPEN
FLAT TYRE & BREAKDOWN :
Move the vehicle to a safe place (e.G. Road shoulder).
Put the hazard lights on.
Install warning triangles in-front and arrears of the vehicle.