Whether you're a learner, an experienced LGV driver or an instructor, this book has something for you. It's packed full of expert advice designed to improve your skills and keep everyone safe on today's increasingly crowded roads.
This new edition contains sections on Driver CPC and the national standard for driving lorries, as well as essential guidance on practical driving skills and the latest regulations.
Stressing safety, competence and professionalism, it covers
. the practical driving test, with a detailed explanation of the skills you'll need to show
. attitude and driving techniques for different vehicles and conditions
. EU and UK legal requirements, working time and tachograph regulations
. working for a freight transport organisation
. different types of load and how to secure them
. accidents, health-and-safety issues and manual handling techniques
. vehicle security and international travel
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is an executive agency of the Department for Transport. We improve road safety in Great Britain by setting standards for driving and motorcycling, and making sure drivers, vehicle operators and MOT garages understand and follow roadworthiness standards. We also provide a range of licensing, testing, education and enforcement services.