Benefits of the course

Available online
All your drivers need is a laptop, tablet or smartphone with in-built camera and sound, sufficient broadband and non-distracting area from which to take part

Convenient
Choose a date and time that suits you and easy to book online or by phone

Fully JAUPT-approved and registered course
DriveTech is a JAUPT-Approved Centre (Centre No: AC00032) and this course will count towards your drivers’ 35 hours of periodic training

About the course

The course is designed for professional drivers and employees who wish to gain a better understanding of the legislation that affects them and the consequences to the driver and company of infringements. This course has been designed to give a delegate a better understanding of the potential legal consequences that a driver faces in their working day.

The legislation around operating vehicles in this sector is complex and both company and driver should be aware of the consequences and their associated responsibilities.

This course includes:

Driver Licence, Tachograph and Driver Qualification Cards 
How to check relevant driver documentation and how to spot whether it is valid. Driver licence check – how to check and analyse your own driving categories and expiry dates. This will also include checks on the other cards a professional driver must have and what can go wrong

Driver and the vehicle
The importance of daily vehicle checks and the associated legal responsibilities

Mobile Phones
A discussion about the risk involved with inappropriate use of mobile phones and Sat Navs

Operators licence compliance
How a company’s operator licence works and how it can be affected by a driver

Fines and penalties
Specific fines and penalties that relate to a drivers role with strategies to reduce risk

Working day
A run through the regulations a driver has to follow throughout their working day. Tachographs and working time regulations will be discussed

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