Road Traffic Law Driver Training

Commercial driving is a heavily regulated profession. Drivers are governed by strict rules on the rights of road users and how to use the road safely – particularly from the Highway Code and road traffic law (in the form of the Road Traffic Act 1988). Though it can seem like there is a lot to learn, it is crucial that drivers understand, respect and follow these guidelines throughout their commercial driving career, so that all road users and pedestrians can be kept as safe as possible at all times. Our expert road traffic law module will give drivers the knowledge they need to stay safe on the roads.

Road traffic law training from Driver Hire Uxbridge

The aim of our road traffic law module is to help drivers understand who makes the rules of the road, and how and why they are enforced. Your drivers will come away more open-minded about the importance of road traffic law, and the awareness they need to be able to adhere to it fully on a daily basis. Here are the main topics we will cover in this module:

  • The ‘who’s who’ of road traffic law
  • The Highway Code
  • Driving licences: entitlements, renewals and offence codes
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS)
  • Vehicle operator licences
  • Vehicle safety
  • Vehicle weights and dimensions

This half-day module will last for three and a half hours, so it can easily fit into a morning or afternoon. If your drivers would like to select another of our half-day modules to make up a full day of training, we are happy to deliver this. The full day (seven hours) of training can be used toward the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) – a qualification that is a legal requirement for drivers and also brings benefits in terms of compliance, insurance savings and fuel efficiency.

Training that is delivered in line with your needs

Our training courses can be delivered onsite at your own premises, or at our purpose-built training facility in Uxbridge, depending on your individual needs. Our expert trainers can accommodate all group sizes – so, whether you need training for an entire fleet of drivers or just one driver, we are happy to help.

If you would like to find out more about our road traffic law training course, or want to ask about the other CPC driver training modules we run in your local area, contact us at Driver Hire Uxbridge.

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