Course Content

This course focuses in the importance of looking after yourself whilst in charge of a truck or coach, the key issues affecting driver health and fitness to drive, the potential risks and how to avoid them as well as manoeuvring. It also looks at the causes of accidents, the effects of drugs, drink and mobile phones on driver awareness. Building on Safe & Fuel Efficient defensive driving techniques to support drivers to obtain improved MPG and reduce accidents.

Course Aim

This module aims to ensure that you have a working understanding of:

  • Defensive and Fuel Efficient Driving
  • Manoeuvring and Banksman

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module you should know:

  • The importance of physical an mental fitness
  • The effects of alcohol, drugs or other substances likely to effect behaviour
  • The symptoms, causes and effects of fatigue and stress
  • Defensive and safe driving techniques
  • Importance of vehicle checks and maintenance
  • The dangers of manoeuvring
  • The recommended banksman signals
  • How to optimise fuel consumption
  • Dealing with vulnerable road users

Course Information

Wednesday 19th February 2025 8:30am

£680.75 including VAT & JAUPT upload fee

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