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Upward trend in cargo crime continues

UK remains top of the European countries list for cargo crime, with nearly all crimes targeted at trucks. Recent research shows that a staggering 79% of all European cargo thefts are carried out in the UK. The data collated by...

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Is online Driver CPC Training the future?

A day in the life of Pete Stevens, CPC Trainer for Driver Hire Training Ever since the introduction of Driver CPC training over 10 years ago, many people have asked why the training could not be delivered online. But until...

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Driver Hire’s OLAT course now counts towards CPC

If your business is looking to protect your O-Licence, whilst getting some Driver CPC training hours under your belt, Driver Hire Training’s Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT) course ticks both boxes. The course became a brand new Driver CPC course...

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Driver CPC requirement temporary changes

The Department for Transport have stated that it may be difficult for drivers to complete the required Driver CPC training during the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, they have announced temporary changes in professional driver qualification requirements for those who cannot...

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DriveWise launches online training courses

The Coronavirus pandemic has created a unique situation for all of us. Government guidelines on social distancing has meant face-to-face training courses have had to be cancelled or postponed, and we understand our customers' concerns around the impact COVID-19 may...

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New Transport Manager courses introduced

Driver Hire Training is established as one of the UK's leading providers of Driver CPC training, and we are proud of the high customer satisfaction scores that we achieve. These scores reflect both the quality of the resources and the...

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Driver Risk Management – Getting It Right

Imagine this: your peaceful evening is shattered by a call from the Sales Director – one of the team has been in an accident coming home from a late meeting. The car’s probably a write-off and the driver is on...

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Making Driver CPC easy

We’ve recently gone through the second 5-year Driver CPC ‘deadline’ and for many people, it was another rush to get every driver trained. Driver Hire Training saw a doubling of courses compared with last year, which suggests that not everyone...

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Driver CPC Deadline Warning

With just under one year to go until the next Driver CPC deadline for most drivers, Driver Hire Training is warning of a worrying trend in the number of drivers that are completing the mandatory training that they need. The...

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Another Fine Mess!

Fines for Drivers’ Hours and Tachograph offences cost drivers over £1.4m in 2016/17. Individually, well over 6,500 penalty notices were handed out by the DVSA. All of which suggests that there are plenty of drivers who’d benefit from some Drivers’...

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Driver Hire Training in Line for National Training Award

Driver Hire Training has been shortlisted for the ‘Talent in Logistics’ ‘Driver CPC Training Provider of the Year’ award. It’s one of four finalists, the winners being announced at the ‘Transport in Logistics Annual Awards Dinner on 21st June 2018...

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Cracking the code

Question? Assuming you’re a driver – whether it’s a truck, van or car – here’s a question for you: ‘When did you last look at an up-to-date version of the ‘Highway Code’? Chances are unless you’ve helped someone else to...

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