Expert advice to keep both new and experienced LGV drivers and their loads safe on the roads.
The 2016 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.
Background information - understanding your vehicle, types of loads and how to secure them, health and safety and manual handling techniques
Getting your licence - includes a revised section on the LGV driving test
National Standards - information on the National Standard for Driving Lorries. The National Standard forms the basis of the tests, both theory and practical, for every category of vehicle
Essential advice - key driving skills and techniques for different vehicles and conditions to keep you and your load safe
Driver CPC - the information you need for your CPC tests
Your responsibility - learn how to stay safe and drive competently. Features EC and UK legal requirements, as well as working time and tachograph regulations
Practical driving skills - including driving at night, motorway driving, all-weather driving, ecosafe driving, avoiding and dealing with congestion and breakdowns
Preparing for your test - applying for your theory and practical tests and what to expect on the day, including full details of the practical test requirements
Staying safe - how to avoid incidents and ensure you are fit to drive, plus first aid tips
Extra information - including vehicle security, international travel and a glossary of useful terms