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Are your drivers up to date with their Driver CPC?

The approaching deadline for professional drivers to complete their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) training is September 9, 2024. To ensure that their drivers can find suitable training in time, operators are urged to encourage drivers whose Driver CPC...

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James is now truckin’ with Driver Hire

Driver Hire Training has forged a link with the increasingly popular Youtuber, James Eaton. His weekly YouTube update, ‘Truckin’ with James’, is about his life as an HGV driver working in the South West of England. It has 16.7k subscribers...

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Driver CPC aids safety

It’s hard to believe that come September 2024, Driver CPC will complete its third five-year cycle, having been introduced in 2009. Since then, HGV drivers have been required to complete 35 hours’ Driver CPC training every 5 years, to retain their...

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Driver Hire Training takes Health & Safety stand

Driver Hire is at the 2024 ‘Health & Safety Event’, which is being held at Birmingham’s NEC from 30/4 to 2/5. It’s the UK’s ‘must go to’ for anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient work environment. Alongside exhibitors,...

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Learning your Health & Safety lessons

“Simple control measures would have prevented this accident . . . “ “Easy steps can be taken to reduce the risk of visiting drivers becoming injured on site.” Both of the above are comments from Health & Safety Inspectors in...

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Restrictions lifted… should you be training your drivers?

Following prolonged periods of working from home, employees are now starting to drive their company vehicles again. The risk to these drivers is increased due to the following factors: Apprehension about driving again Longer journeys being undertaken Less driving experience...

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Surveys show fantastic approval rates for training

We believe that good training is vital to improving driving standards, but we also believe that spending money on a course should be a worthwhile investment, not just a way of meeting a legal obligation. Over many years, Driver Hire...

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