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Driver CPC Consultation Results

Driver CPC Consultation Results

Driver CPC Consultation Results On the 11th of December 2023 the Department for Transport announced the initial findings of their driver cpc consultation which took place earlier in the year. I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked “Is Driver CPC going to be scrapped?” in the last few months and my...
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Brake Testing – When ‘Pass’ actually means Fail

Operators! Newsflash: your roller brake tests are not worth the paper they are written on. What does your brake testing schedule look like? Maybe you have four brake tests undertaken each year, or perhaps you do a brake test every other safety inspection? If so, you are not alone; in fact, the majority of maintenance...
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Will Brexit affect the Drivers Hours Rules and Driver CPC?

The votes are cast: the results are in Brexit it is, then. Now that the decision has been made, the UK begins the tortuous task of separating from the EU. Whether this was the right or the wrong way to go is a matter of personal belief. What is known universally, however, is that Britain...
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Drivers Hours Rules Relaxed With Forth Road Bridge Closure

Relaxation in Drivers’ Hours Following calls from the Scottish government the Department for Transport has agreed to a temporary and limited, exceptional relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours and working-time rules for: drivers involved in the distribution of freight and passenger services within scope of the regulation whose journeys are delayed or extended due...
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DVSA want access to your records

DVSA propose to make non-compliant operators a thing of the past with aspirations of 100% compliance Updated – 04/04/17 – See final paragraph In May 2015 Caroline Hicks, the head of enforcement at the DVSA, spoke to delegates at the Microlise transport conference and said that she wanted to “completely transform” the way the DVSA...
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First-Aid Driver CPC – Get 2 qualifications in one day

New First-Aid Driver CPC Course approved We are happy to announce that we now have a Driver CPC course perfect for both HGV and PSV drivers alike. This course counts as 7 hours towards Driver CPC as well as giving all attendees a level 2 qualification in First-Aid.   This 7 hour course covers: Vulnerable...
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What is a Petroleum Driver Passport?

The Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is now entering it’s second year Originally developed by The Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), a partnership of industry bodies, employers and trade unions, the PDP is an industry initiative backed by the government to ensure a consistent high standard in the training of all tanker drivers in the industry....
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Drivers returning to the industry don’t have to do 35 hours of driver CPC

DVSA change the rules on Driver CPC Yesterday we received an email from JAUPT the awarding body for Driver CPC training. The email was sent by JAUPT on behalf of the DVSA and it said: Since the acquired rights deadline has passed DVSA has received requests from members of the public, who wish to return...
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