The Safe, Green and Efficient Driver CPC training course offers 11 bespoke modules; where two modules may be selected together to meet your business needs including your driver DCPC requirements and additionally support and enhance your business strategy. Two modules together will make up seven hours’ worth of training to qualify for seven hours DCPC.
The scope offered by these modules relate to the ‘hot topics’ within the transport industry including; raising awareness of Corporate and individual and legal responsibilities and compliance, promoting safer driving, supporting your road safety campaigns, encouraging fuel efficiency and environmental awareness to enable you to conduct a safe, green and efficient transport operation.
The Safe, Green & Efficient courses are 7 hours of learning (split into two, 3.5 hour sessions) and can facilitate up to 24 people per course.
The objective of the O Licence Undertakings the Drivers Role is intended to raise delegate/driver awareness and enhance their understanding of what their role and responsibilities are in relation to supporting and maintaining their Company/Individual Operator Licence. This training session aims to explain and outline the associated undertakings and how these directly relate to the driver role by clearly outlining their responsibilities and the part they play with involvement with enforcing/maintaining the undertakings that affect them.
From the 28th May 2009, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) began to issue fixed penalty notices at roadside checks to drivers who have broken the law. The fixed penalties have been extended to apply to more offences, such as drivers’ hour’s law breaches and Driver CPC infringements. This module raises awareness to reduce and prevent infringements being committed either accidentally or due to the inexperience of the driver/operator.
This module explains the responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type. The aim of this training is to remind, revise and provide drivers of their responsibilities to ensure their vehicle is safe to drive before setting off by
conducting a walk-around check of the vehicle. This will include how to correctly document the walk-around check and review the system of defect reporting.
This module explains the responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type. The module is useful for operators, drivers and those responsible for operating, maintaining or providing duty of care when transporting passengers. The aim of this training is to remind, revise and provide drivers of
their responsibilities to ensure their vehicle is safe to drive before setting off by conducting a walk-around check of the vehicle. This will include how to correctly document the walk-around check and review the system of defect reporting.
A better understanding of road risk will allow more appropriate and effective work-related road safety policies and procedures to be developed, possibly leading to a greater effectiveness in reducing work-related road traffic incidents. It is commonly understood that individual differences play a role in safe driving
performance, therefore, regardless of efforts by organisations to manage work-related road safety, some individuals are more likely to exhibit safe driving behaviour than others. Most HGV drivers see themselves as safer than most other drivers, they sometimes get annoyed with others, and consider themselves to be law-abiding drivers.
Vehicles should not be used or loaded in such a way that it endangers either those using the vehicle or other road users. You must also ensure that a load is suitably secured so that it is not likely to either fall, shift, move or be blown off the vehicle. Should a load fall from a vehicle, a legal perspective would view the incident as clear evidence that there has been a breach of regulations and as a motoring offence, it is for the enforcement authorities to take the appropriate action. Therefore, the aim of this training session is to encourage delegates to think about how the load can be made safe for manual handling, loading, offloading,
as well as while being transported safely and securely by road.
The aim of this module is to increase enhance existing the protection of drivers and crews, reduce the risk in the transport environment and ensure that operators who follow good practices are not put at a commercial disadvantage compared to those prepared to take short cuts with safety related matters and practices.
This module recognises that driving is a complex activity that requires combination of physical and cognitive skills that can be adversely impaired by a wide range of fitness and health conditions. Drivers are also responsible for ensuring that they do not drive if they are not fit to do so, and that they report any condition that affects their ability to drive safely to their employer, and if
necessary to the DVLA.
TRIP (designed for all commercial fleet drivers) equips drivers with the knowledge and skills to operate safely and reduce the risks of terrorism. This module aims to substantially increase the awareness of HGV drivers relating to their own personal safety and security as well as outlining their role and responsibilities safeguarding the general public. Equally, TRIP focuses on the importance of the HGV driver personal safety and security in relation to the potential exposure to criminal and hostile acts; emphasizing the importance of their role ensuring their vehicles, including the loads they carry, remain safe, secure and legal at all times.
This module refers to Health and Safety law applying to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities. It is a requirement to manage the risks to drivers as part of your Company Health and Safety arrangements. The module discusses the Initiatives bought in to make the road safer, the risks of fatalities and collisions, the legal obligations and responsibilities of both drivers and operators and the results of careless and
dangerous driving, including the enforcement powers in these situations.
This module provides a remind and revise insight into what vulnerable road users are and the adoption of defensive driving techniques, ensuring that those road users who are vulnerable when travelling on our roads are safeguarded at all times. Additionally, this training session demonstrates to drivers how to anticipate and prioritise hazards, as well as providing guidance to drivers of possible actions to take and consider with advice on the appropriate action to take if they are involved in a collision involving a Vulnerable Road User.
This module provides aims to remind, revise and provide an insight into the rules regarding Drivers’ Hours, the European Union (EU) and Great Britain (GB).
Discussions also include general guidance concerning drivers and tachograph rules for goods vehicles, how tachographs record information about driving
time, speed and distance and how they are used to ensure drivers and employers follow the rules on drivers’ hours.
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