Drivers' Handbook

Drivers' Handbook

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FTA's Drivers' Handbook is an indispensable guide for professional drivers of Large and Heavy Goods Vehicles (LGVs and HGVs)

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Latest edition July 2017

Key Updates:
Review of concessions for category C entitlement holders
Driver licensing chapter – additional text on Section 88 of the Road Traffic Act
Changes to fines/penalty points (mobile phones)
Speed limits – clarification of artic limits in England and Wales and the difference in Scotland and Northern Ireland
Changes to London red route fines
Extra wording on OSA and OSAS (Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Syndrome)
Theft – additional wording on terrorist attacks
Abroad – small addition re minimum wage in some third countries


Staying Legal

Drivers’ legal requirements
Drivers’ hours
Working time
Tachographs and records
Driver licensing and Driver CPC
Driving offences
Speed limits
Stopping, parking, loading and unloading
Signs and directions
Dangerous substances
Transporting waste
Congestion charging
O licences
Roadside enforcement
Vehicle condition
Vehicle lights
Vehicle loading
Vehicle weights
Vehicle testing

Driving best practice
Responsible driving
Minimising intrusion
Fuel efficiency
Telematics in transport
Customer care - going the extra mile

Looking after yourself
Driver fatigue
Healthy living
Health and safety at work

When things go wrong
Vehicle theft

Driving Abroad
Staying legal abroad

Useful contacts

HGV driver’s walk around check pull-out

140 pages with a 2 page pull out

Product Rating: (5.00)   # of Ratings: 1   (Only registered customers can rate)

1. Evelyn on 17/07/2015, said:

Bibby Distribution use the FTA handbook as it contains invaluable best practice and legal guidance to ensure our drivers are competent and effective in delivering the service to our customers. The handbooks are professional, easy to navigate and interpret and a great reference guide for drivers to carry. Having them personalised allows them to reflect our corporate image and convey business specific messages to our mobile workforce within a professional, controlled document that is useful for our drivers. Drivers feedback is always excellent.
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