The driver of a double-decker bus shared an idea of his life – from the “office” seat behind the wheel to communication with nightmarish passengers.
From jokes about solo lunchtime to tips on how to read the bus timetable, @DeckerLondon doesn’t take itself too seriously.
In the video, Andre said that the work can be tough and explained that you need to stay focused all the time.
“To tell you the truth, driving a bus in London is difficult because you just have to be 100 per cent full. [of] concentration,” he said.
“[If you don’t] you are going to hit the busdamage the roof by hitting the low bridges, damaging the panels [or] hurt someone on the bus.
“Because the passengers you know, if they’re in an accident, that’s immediately going to be the claim they’re going to issue.”
Walking up to his driver’s seat, he says, “This is my office, this is my cup of tea, it’s delicious… No!” he laughs.
Pointing to under the driver’s seat, Andre adds, “Then I have some food here so you know when I get hungry.
In a small cabin, the driver of the London bus keeps documents and everything necessary for the shift.
He also revealed that their radio is not a music radio and only brings messages about routes or any other work-related issues.
“A bus is not a car, so in that respect, buses can’t always be fast, buses can’t always get to your destination in five minutes,” he continued.
“Give yourself plenty of time and we’ll hopefully get there safely and happily.”