Lagos State Drivers’ Institute (LASDRI) trains and recertifies 166 ambulance drivers of the Lagos State Health Service Commission.
LASDRI had earlier trained Convoy Drivers in the Office of the First Lady and that of Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC).
The institute also trained professional drivers from the Lagos State Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Health.
The Lagos State Drivers’ Institute (LASDRI) has trained and recertified 166 drivers of the Lagos State Health Service Commission at a two-day Advanced Professional Training Programme.
Speaking at the event, which was held at the Institute’s Headquarters, Oshodi, the General Manager of LASDRI, Mrs. Afusat Tiamiyu said the training was aimed at re-enlightening the trainees about the fundamental principles, qualities, dynamics and responsibilities involved in the art of being a professional ambulance driver.
Tiamiyu explained that part of the qualities required to carry out their duties include the ability to make swift decisions, empathy, care for others, and staying calm and focused under pressure.
LASDRI Trains And Recertifies 166 Ambulance Drivers
LASDRI boss also stated that Professional Drivers must also have a good level of physical fitness, positive attitude and strong communication skills.
Tiamiyu implored the Institutes’ seasoned instructors to expose the participants to courses that will make them better ambulance drivers. She recommended courses like the ‘Right of Way’, ‘Space Cushion’, ‘Vehicle Dynamics’, ‘Threat Recognition’ as well as ‘Causes and Consequences of Road Accidents’, among others.
The Lagos State Drivers’ Institute (LASDRI) had earlier trained Convoy Drivers in the Office of the First Lady, Professional Drivers from the Lagos State Ministry of Justice and Lagos State Ministry of Health.
The institute also trained Professional Drivers from Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC), Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy and Lagos State Public Service Office.