Description

Objectives: Delegates will be able to explain what vehicles they can or can not drive. Delegates will appreciate the different sizes of vehicles and be able to recognise how easy it is to overload a large vehicle. Delegates will be able to describe how to undertake a ‘Professional’ daily vehicle. Delegates will be able to explain the main functions of Operator Licensing and what vehicles they can or can not drive. Delegates will be able to describe what happens when the ‘authority’ stops a large vehicle either on the roadside. Delegates will be able to explain the basic, safe breakdown procedures. Delegates will be able to describe what action they would take at the scene of an accident.

Subject Areas

  • First Aid
  • Health, Safety and Emergencies
  • Legislation (including Drivers Hours, Rules and Regulations and the Working Time Directive)
  • Loading/Unloading (LGV)
  • Loading/Unloading (PCV)
  • Personal Health and Wellbeing
  • Prevention of Criminality and Trafficking
  • Professional Driver and Company Issues
  • Regulations for Carriage of Goods (LGV)
  • Regulations for Carriage of Passengers (PCV)
  • Vehicle Systems (Safety Controls)