The major responsibility of a personal
driver is to convey his/her employer to
places as instructed. This incorporates
driving him or her to work and occasions.
The job description of a personal driver
changes from employer to employer. Most
times their duties and responsibilities are
not constrained to conveying their
employers, but depend on a number of
factors like the nature of work of the
employer and his/her way of life.
The role of a personal driver ranges from
safely driving the employer to keeping the
It involves carrying out simple inspection
and maintenance work like changing the oil
and batteries, refueling the car(s), and
repairing some minor faults, which can be
mechanical or electrical in nature.
The driver will find out possible electrical
or mechanical defects in the car and report
to the employer for it to be taken to a
technician for repair.
Personal drivers often double as personal
assistants. So, a personal driver is
expected to render other services to the
employer aside the traditional driving duties
and responsibilities, such as driving and
maintaining the car(s).
The work description of a personal driver
may also involve dropping off and picking
up of the employer’s family members,
friends or business associates from events,
meetings, and airports.
He/she may also be asked by the employer
to book air tickets, do some shopping, or
deliver messages on his/her behalf.
Sometimes, the driver may be required to
perform some menial office tasks like
arrangement of files and cleaning the
In addition to being able to perform their
roles effectively, personal drivers should
certain qualities, including being able to
obey all traffic guidelines, possessing good
driving skills, and appropriately authorized
to drive vehicles