Transport services

Transport solutions

We understand the importance of accessing the best outcrops when on geology fieldtrips, and will work with every group to provide the most suitable vehicle(s) for their trip, maintaining safety, comfort and accessibility.

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Types of vehicles

We can provide a variety of vehicle types in order to offer the best solution for your needs. From small mountain roads to highways, we are experienced in safely reaching a variety of outcrop locations.

  • Coaches & Buses - various capacities (17, 25, 35, 37 or 52 seats)
  • Vans - 7-seater vans, Mercedes-Benz, with huge boots/trunks and Thule storage compartments so as to hold all luggage and equipment.
  • 4x4 Vehicles - providing safe access to the most remote tracks and rough terrain.

All Autocars Franch vehicles are new (less than 7 years old), professionally maintained, modern, comfortable and equipped with the most advanced safety & security systems.

  • In Vehicle Tracking System – IVTS
  • Seat belts on every seat in every vehicle
  • ABS Braking Systems
  • ASR Traction control, etc.

We source our vehicles from the best quality brands available, such as Setra and Mercedes-Benz, allowing us to provide safety, security and comfort to all passengers. To learn more about our vehicles, please visit


We pride ourselves on the highly professional service provided by all of our drivers. All of our drivers attend:

  • ENGLISH COURSES: so we may communicate and learn from one another.
  • FIRST AID COURSES: providing qualifications from Neosalus Solutions, a first aid specialist.
  • AED UTILIZATION COURSES: so as to be able to correctly administer an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) in the event of a cardiac arrest.
  • Driver Safety Training! Our drivers understand the huge responsibility of driving groups of people in potentially hazardous environments. All of our drivers are fully safety trained.
  • Before each fieldtrip our drivers are briefed on every aspect of each individual course. Route plans, risk assessments and course logistics are prepared and covered in detail in order for each fieldtrip to run smoothly. Tutors may focus upon teaching and students may focus upon learning - our professional staff will provide everything else!

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and course materials

For our geology services we provide high quality PPE to all group members, as well as course materials for their comfort and enjoyment.

  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • First Aids Kit (fully stocked with all items checked and in date)
  • Rock Helmets (with chin straps)
  • High-Visibility Vests
  • Rock Hammers & Safety Glasses
  • Sun Hats / Caps
  • Waterproof Notebooks (Rite in the Rain)
  • Pencils
  • Umbrella
  • We also provide fridges stocked with bottled mineral water, large plastic coolers, and coffee flasks. Should you require anything not listed above please do let us know and we will do our best to provide it.
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