Corona and driving courses2020-06-30T08:11:30+00:00

Corona and driving courses

In our driving school we follow the guidelines of the RIVM.

General measures in our driving school

  1. If we have contracted COVID 19 We will not come to work
  2. If we have a cold we will not come to work
  3. We will not go to work if a family member has a fever.
  4. We do not shake hands.
  5. We will keep 1.5 metres away from other persons.
  6. We regularly wash our hands and/or use disinfectant hand gel. 70% isopropanol alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70% (IPA) in another form.
  7. We wash our hands at least 6 times a day, according to the instruction. In any case before eating, after visiting the toilet, after travelling by public transport, after cleaning or after touching, for example, keys or deliveries.
  8. We touch our face as little as possible, sneeze/cough in the elbow, take papertowels and throw them away immediately after one use. Then we wash our hands.
  9. We regularly clean, if possible disinfect equipment/tools with 70% isopropanol alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70% (IPA) in another form.
  10. We do not share our tools and telephone with others.
  11. We keep equipment, tools and PPE clean.
  12. Replace PPE (gloves, disposable gloves) regularly, after every job.
  13. We ventilate the work and office space.
  14. Travelling together with more than two people is not permitted, unless at least 1.5 metres apart.
  15. We ensure optimum hygiene by extra cleaning of the controls (door handles, steering wheel, gear lever, handbrake, mirrors, headrest, seat belt buckle, seat buttons, touch screen, etc.) and regular disinfection with 70% isopropyl alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70% (IPA) in another form.
  16. Keep a distance of 1.5 m even when getting in and out or getting on and off.

Measures students/clients/visitors

  1. Don’t shake hands.
  2. Discuss and agree on the rules beforehand with the driving instructor and read the appointments on the site.
  3. Stay at home if you have one of the following complaints: a cold, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, light cough, higher temperature (up to 38 C°).
  4. Stay at home if someone in your house has a fever (from 38 C°) and or a shortness of breath.
  5. Wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds prior to the appointment/visit. Preferably use paper towels to dry your hands.
  6. Keep a distance of 1.5 meters to the next student when getting in and out of the vehicle.
  7. Handle matters digitally or by telephone as much as possible.
  8. Avoid public transport.

This protocol will be updated if there are new guidelines. For up-to-date information about the COVID19 virus and measures, go to www.rivm.nl. 

2 Passenger car (driving licence B(E)

  1. A maximum of two people are allowed in the lesson vehicle, the student and the driving instructor.
  2. Contact with other students must be avoided at all times.
  3. It is recommended to start lessons from an agreed meeting point.
  4. Between lessons with two students, there should always be a break of at least ten minutes to ventilate and disinfect the vehicle by the instructor with 70% isopropyl alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70% (IPA) in another form.
  5. Controls (door handles, steering wheel, gear lever, handbrake, mirrors, head, seat belt, seat ,buttons, touch screen, etc.) are disinfected by the instructor after each student with 70 % isopropyl alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70 % (IPA) in another form.
  6. In addition, the student and instructor can decide independently to wear a simple type of facemask and gloves.
  7. Students must take care of these protective materials themselves if they want to wear them.
  8. It is recommended to switch off the ventilation/air conditioning as much as possible during the lesson.
  9. We ventilate the car as much as possible.
  10. Avoid physical contact, keep at least 1.5 m distance from each other outside the car;
  11. Leave the car after class and give additional instructions, make appointments, etc. outside the car.
  12. The instructor must address customers/visitors on undesirable behaviour in case of violation of the rules.
  13. Instructions and measures must also be visibly displayed in the class vehicle.
  14. If there are updates on these guidelines, they will be told as soon as possible.

Motorcycle and moped lessons (driving licence A(M) (RIVM measures)

Guidelines for students and instructor according to RIVM:

  1. When giving motorcycle and moped lessons, the driving instructor and the student do not share a tight space.
  2. Activities take place outside as much as possible.
  3. When giving explanations and answering questions, a minimum distance of 1.5 metres must always be maintained.

Candidates should follow these (RIVM’s) instructions:

  1. Unlike before, students must bring their own helmets, gloves and clothing.
  2. The use of the student’s own ears is recommended.
  3. Avoid contact with each other and keep a minimum distance of 1.5 m between them.

Instructors should follow these guidelines according to RIVM:

  1. Controls of the lesson vehicle must be disinfected by the instructor before and after each driving lesson with 70 % isopropyl alcohol wipes or cleaning alcohol of 70 % (IPA) in another form.
  2. When giving instructions within 1.5 metres and where the student’s vehicle needs to be touched, it is recommended to wear motorcycle gloves or at least disposable gloves.
  3. Instructors should not sit at the back of students and instructors should not sit at the back of students.
  4. Employees must call customers/visitors to account for undesirable behaviour in the event of a breach of the rules.
  5. Instructions and measures are reviewed with the student prior to the lesson
  6. Any changes or updates on these guidlines will be told as soon as possible.

Measures driving instructors  

The instructor is responsible for ensuring that it is established that both students and people living with them do not have any complaints that fit in with COVID-19.

Prior to the lessons, the student should be asked the following 2 control questions:

  1. Have you or someone in your household been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
  2. Have you or someone in your household had a fever, cough, cold, shortness of breath the past 24 hours?

If both questions are answered with ‘no’, then the lesson can start.

  • In addition, the student and instructor can decide independently to wear a simple type of facemask and gloves.
  • Students have to take care of these protective materials themselves if they want to wear them.
  • Do not shake hands.
  • Information on how to use COVID19 for students can be found on the website (pop-up or homepage).
    • Information about working methods regarding COVID19 for students are discussed by telephone (intake).
    • Information about the COVID19 working method for students is also communicated digitally after confirmation of an appointment/reservation.
    • Information about working methods related to COVID19 for students will be made visible in the lesson vehicles.
    • Clean general areas in a regular manner.
  • Clean contact surfaces and touch points (door handles, steering wheel, gear lever, handbrake, mirrors, headrest, seat belt, seat, buttons, touch screen, etc.) in the class car before and after each students with 70% isopropyl alcohol or cleaning alcohol of 70% (IPA) in another form.
  • cough and sneeze in the elbow and bring papertowels.
  • Take garbage bags with you in the class vehicle and let the student take them away and throw them away at the end of the lesson.
  • Stay at home if you have one of the following complaints: nose cold, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, light cough, higher temprature (up to 38 C°).
  • Stay at home if someone in your house has a fever (from 38 C°) and/or shortness of breath.

Through the hands germs can easily be spread. By regularly washing your hands with soap and water, you reduce the chance that you or someone around you will become sick.

When should I wash my hands?

  • Wash your hands in any case:
  • if your hands are dirty.
  • before (preparing) food and after touching raw meat.
  • after going to the toilet.
  • after coughing, sneezing in the hands (Tip: sneeze or cough in the arm!)
  • after blowing the nose.
  • after playing outside
  • after changing a diaper.
  • after stroking or cuddling pets.
  • after cleaning. So also after using a dishcloth.

How should I wash my hands?

While washing your hands, follow these steps:

  • Wet your hands.
  • Take some liquid soap.
  • Rub hands together long enough, making sure the top and bottom are well covered with soap.
  • Rub all fingertips as well.
  • Also rub between the fingers.
  • Also wash your wrists
  • Rinse the soap with running water.
  • Dry your hands thoroughly, not forgetting the skin between the fingers.

When drying your hands germs can get on the towel. Wash cloth towels regularly.

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