For safe and comfortable bus travel the bus driver‘s qualification is most important along with improved fittings and technology. In Latin America and Europe human error is still the main cause of bus accidents.
A new basic theme for training bus drivers will not only try to stress the importance of a safety conciousness, but will try to convey the necessity of an ecologically aware and economic driving style. New learning techniques open up excellent opportunities for training bus drivers. In particular, the use of the computer with interactive learning programs contributes to a holic systemof learning that leads to high levels of learning success. Furthermore, target-group-oriented information campaigns are accompanying measures that will support the educational work and the development of consciousness of the general public.