Freelance Driver Services - CV
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Stephen Ramsden - Freelance Driver Services.11 Lovering Close,  Exmouth EX8 5DJMobile:07584 442797  Website: Freelance Driver Services
DOB 02/08/1957           Nationality: British
Rates are negotiable depending on the type of work, 

Personal Profile:
I am a highly skilled professional coach driver with over. 40 years driving experience.  I have a clean PCV driving license,  Smart in appearance and  pride in my work which I believe is a reflection of myself and the company I work for.  I am able to commute from my home in Devon and do not object to working long periods away from home.  During my career I have built up extensive knowledge of working throughout England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as well as most of Europe.

Personal Skills:
Wide knowledge of traffic laws, rules and regulations.  Ability to comply with driver operating procedures.  Ability to comply with Health and Safety policies.  Familiar with Setra tri-axles, Neoplan tri-axles, Tourismo, Scania, Vanhool, Plaxton and Jonckheere.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Excellent interpersonal skills.

Present Work as Freelance Driver Services from June 2013 to present day. COACH MILES Trafalger front line and eastern tour work. Shearings .European and UK Tour work
Easton holidays UK and European tours including school groups and excursions. Experienced in ski work schools and student groups
Experienced in New Setra and Turismo coaches as well as the latest i6 Irzar.

Career Summary:
J J Kavanagh, Urlinford, Ireland Coach Driver UK based in Watford Nov 2011 - June 2013.Summer season 2012/2013 Trafalgar Tours with Neoplan around UK and Ireland.  Winter season ski work to French Alps, Austria and Italy.Ledger Christmas Markets Trafalgar Eastern

Main duties:
Provided an efficient and pleasant service to all clients.  Adhered to driver operating procedures.  Complied with client route locations and timetables as advised by TD.  Reported any vehicle defects to the Transport Manager immediately.  Kept the coach clean and tidy inside and out to a very high standard.

Shearings Holidays, Wigan European Tour Driver Nov 2011Over the years I had the pleasure of driving tours to all the major European counties.  Tours ranging from 5 to 15 days, including Winter Wonderlands to Austria, Switzerland and Italy.  I also wrote a number of tours for the company which are still used in their current brochure such as Lake Garda, Austria winter wonderland, grand tour Spain, lakes and passes of Switzerland.  During my time with Shearings, I was the representative for management driver forums.

Wallace Arnold Tours, Leeds UK and European Tour Driver 1986 - 2005 when merged with Shearings Holidays. All UK and many European countries including Morocco. Sardinia, Sicily and Majorcas as well as private hire for Newmarket promotions, UK connexions, Travelscope, Gobal Oberland, Eurolines.

K Line Travel, Huddersfield Driver 1984 - 1986Private hire for local and long distance including National Express
Acorn Webb, BradfordLong Distance Delivery Driver 1984
Halifax Public Transport, HalifaxPSV Driver all types licence 1978 -1984 

Rastrick Secondary Common  School 1973
Exmouth Community College, Evening Classes in French and Spanish year 1 2001
Private Tuition in German 2008
CPC Modules A B & C 2002
Driver CPC 2012
Other interests:
History and researching information for tours.Restoring and showing classic cars.

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