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All about the PCV theory test

Posted on Jul 12, 2018 by Prath520

If you want to become a professional driver who transports people rather than good, you may not be surprised to hear that the process of becoming qualified is slightly different from the process of becoming an HGV driver.   Passenger-carrying vehicles (or PCVs) need to take even more care than HGVs do because they have..READ MORE

Take a minibus on England’s most beautiful holiday roadtrips

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 by Prath520

With the cost of train fares going up and up in ridiculous fashion, and with a family or group of friends to think of when going on holiday, sometimes driving is the only cost-effective way to get out and about. But driving on holiday doesn’t have to be a bad thing. There are places in Britain..READ MORE

All you need to know about Minibus Driving

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 by Prath520

Being able to drive a minibus legally can open a lot of doors for you both personally and professionally. From taking all your friends and family on holiday to helping loved ones move house, and applying for passenger transporting jobs, a minibus licence can have a wealth of uses.   But how much do you..READ MORE

Advantages of Being a London Bus Driver

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 by Prath520

If you’re considering getting your advance professional PCV licence, one of the jobs you could find yourself doing is working as a London bus driver. Becoming a London bus driver isn’t difficult if you have the right PCV training, which we can help you with. Here are a few of the advantages of becoming a London..READ MORE

Getting A Minibus Licence

Posted on Oct 04, 2016 by Prath520

Before we get into the ‘hows’ of getting a minibus licence, perhaps we should start with the ‘whys’. Getting your licence to drive a minibus can be hugely personally and professionally liberating, and give you plenty of options in your job and your personal life. We’ve already looked into some of the career choices for..READ MORE

Career Choices For Passenger Carrying Vehicle Licence Holders

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 by Prath520

Along with the HGV training we offer, we also train a lot of people to succeed in getting their PCV licence. PCV stands for ‘Passenger Carrying Vehicle’, and this particular licence is the foundation for a whole raft of job prospects you never knew existed. This versatile qualification can open doors into careers you might..READ MORE

Taxi Driving and the PCV Licence

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 by Prath520

Most of the time, we are referencing bus and coach driving when we talk about the PCV licence and its associated training. Yet we frequently get questions from students wanting to know if they need a PCV licence in order to drive a taxi. The simple answer is ‘no’. However, that does not mean a..READ MORE

The PSV Licence, Operators and Uber

Posted on Apr 25, 2016 by Prath520

There has been plenty of unhappiness among Newcastle taxi drivers since Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, came to town a year ago. The company says it has enjoyed tremendous growth that has resulted in the hiring of some 300 drivers in the region. Uber now says it has set its eyes on further expansion in..READ MORE

PCV Theory Test Didn’t Help a Norwich Bus Driver

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 by Prath520

The PCV theory test has two parts: multiple-choice and hazard perception. The latter portion of the test involves watching 19 videos on a computer screen with the objective of identifying 20 developing hazards accurately and as quickly as possible. Candidates must score 67 on this portion of the test to pass. Apparently, one bus driver..READ MORE

Going Above and Beyond PCV Driver Training

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 by Prath520

Here at the HGV Training Centre, we are very proud of the drivers we put through PCV driver training on the way to getting their commercial driving licences and becoming part of the legion of hard-working, faithful drivers transporting passengers on public bus systems. Occasionally we hear stories of veteran bus drivers who go above..READ MORE

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