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How To Become A Lorry Driver In The UK & Earn Up to £45,000

Posted on Jun 05, 2018 by Prath520

If you like driving and love the open road you may have always wondered about how to become a lorry driver. well, you have come to the right place; the Home of learning – HGVT Training to learn how to drive a lorry. This is a guide for those who are looking to start a..READ MORE

Hazard Perception – The 13 Potential Hazards To Look Out For

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 by Prath520

Driving around in an HGV gives you even more responsibility than that of a car driver. Your vehicle is capable of causing a lot more damage to people and property than a car, if you were to slip up on spotting and avoiding the common hazards of the road. There are 13 common types of road..READ MORE

Category HGV Training

Vehicle Prohibitions – What Are They and What Should You Do if You Get One?

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 by Prath520

As a professional driver, driving a large and potentially dangerous vehicle, you’ll find you and your vehicle is under scrutiny from the police and lawmakers a lot of the time. This is not something to be afraid of or annoyed by because it’s for your own safety as well as the safety of other road..READ MORE

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Adding A Higher Category To Your Driving Licence

Posted on Aug 25, 2017 by Prath520

Training to do the kind of professional driving you want to do might not be a one-step process. Instead, you could find that you need to work your way up to the correct level you need to be able to drive certain vehicles. Once you have your car licence, you can add to it with ever..READ MORE

Category HGV Training

Everything You Need To Know About Driving Disqualifications

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 by Prath520

As a professional driver, your licence is your livelihood. For that reason, you should be extremely careful not to jeopardise it whether on or off duty. So it’s important to know what sort of behaviour can get your disqualified from driving either for a short time or permanently, and what – if anything – you..READ MORE

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ADR: Everything you need to know before caring dangerous goods in the UK

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 by Prath520

One of the most highly paid types of haulage jobs you can do is the transportation of dangerous goods from one country to another. Not only is the distance a high earner, but the responsibility of carrying this particular category of cargo as well.  But not just anyone is allowed to do a job like..READ MORE

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HGV Drivers’ Working Hours: Staying Legal

Posted on Aug 07, 2017 by Prath520

Like many professions, HGV drivers are governed by a specific EU law regarding the HGV drivers’ working hours are calculated and strictly controlled to try and avoid tiredness and loss of concentration on the road, which – as we know all too well – can be a killer. In this case, LGV / HGV drivers hours are..READ MORE

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HGV Drivers’ Walk Around Checks

Posted on Aug 02, 2017 by Prath520

HGV drivers are not just transporting goods in their vehicles, they’re also controlling a large and potentially dangerous vehicle – dangerous only if not properly checked and driven.  Any good driver will not only drive with care and attention but will also take every possible measure to ensure their vehicle is safe before they climb..READ MORE

Category HGV Training

HGV Licence Requirements in the UK

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 by Prath520

Before you begin looking at HGV training courses, you should bear in mind that there are certain HGV licence requirements you need to show you meet before you can start. These HGV licence requirements are to do with your legal ability to drive an HGV, as well as your status. We’ll break these down for..READ MORE

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What Does A C1 Licence Entitle You To Drive?

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 by Prath520

With a category C1 licence, you can drive any van up to the weight of 7.5 tonnes, which gives you plenty of scope for lots of different vehicles. For even more flexibility, your C1 licence also allows you to tow a trailer weighing up to 750kg behind your truck, giving you a potential total weight..READ MORE

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