DCPC - Driver Essentials and Highway Code

Driver CPC

Who should attend?

The CPC 'Driver Essentials and Highway Code' course is comprised of a theory module. The 7 hour course contributes towards the legal training requirement of 35 hours that each professional driver must take in order to retain their professional driving licence.

Course aim

To enable drivers to identify what is Law and what is Guidance within the Highway Code and have an awareness of the key elements of the code including daily driver checks.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify what is Law and what is Guidance within the Highway Code
  • Explain what signs and road markings mean
  • Explain how the RT Working Time works in relation to their daily, weekly reference period
  • Explain how EU Drivers' Hours works in relation with their daily, weekly, fortnightly driving period
  • Identify any lack of compliance within their current schedule of work/driving
  • Describe how to undertake a 'Professional' daily vehicle check
  • Answer Highway Code questions
Training can be delivered up to 20 drivers.

Course content
  • Introduction to course & Aims & objectives
  • Health, Safety and Emergencies
  • Legislation (including Drivers Hours, Rules and Regulations and the Working Time Directive)
  • Personal Health and Well-being
  • Prevention of Criminality and Trafficking
  • Vehicle Systems (Safety Controls)
  • Debrief, complete feedback, final questions

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