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Safe Urban Driving (FORS Professional)
Safe Urban Driving (SUD) is essential training for operators and commercial drivers using goods and public service vehicles
The course is fully aligned to meet the requirements of:
Work Related Road Risk (WRRR)
Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Silver
Construction Logistics & Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)
SUD is delivered in two parts, theory and practical (on bike). Both parts combined count as a single day of Driver CPC training. The course includes:
The changing streetscape and the urban environment
Vulnerable road users and sharing the road safely
Defensive driving techniques and understand vehicle safety equipment and how to maintain its effectiveness
Exchanging places, driver attitude and perception
Introduction to active travel, driver fitness and health
Hazard recognition: understanding the issues faced by vulnerable road users
By the end of this session drivers will be aware of the risks of the road in relation to vulnerable road users and be able to assess situations to help avoid accidents. They will also gain information about road accident statistics.
Course duration: 7 hours This full-day course counts as one day’s Driver CPC training.