A remarkable journey

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‘Learning to drive a bus was not easy for me either, but my instructor, Andy Careless was a fantastic person.’ NCT

The UK Bus Awards 2019 Top National Bus Driver was NCT’s Jatinder Kumar who outlines his extraordinary story and how much winning the Gold award means to him to Andy Izatt

Jatinder Kumar is probably one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. An NCT driver for more than a decade, he has an exemplary record. No accidents or complaints, a telematics score in the top 3% of 800 drivers and only five days off sick, but what really marks him out is his natural empathy and capacity to help others, whether it’s colleagues or passengers. Put simply, he delivers exceptional service with a wide beaming smile. Yet the road that brought him to NCT could not have been more difficult. His capacity to deal with adversity is remarkable.
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