M2 – Traffic Law – LGV

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Who Should Attend

Drivers with “acquired rights” (sometimes known as “grandfather rights”) who passed their test before September 2009 (LGV).

Drivers who need to acquire 7 hours towards their 35 hours of periodic training.

Course Aim

To provide delegates with a knowledge and understanding of the graduated fixed penalty and OCRS systems. To remind drivers of certain legal restrictions on LGV/PSVs. To consider the driving licence system, its categories, restrictions and requirements. To refresh knowledge of the Highway Code and to understand the requirement for a daily vehicle check by drivers.

Training Methods

A classroom based course supplemented with tutorials and videos.

Driver CPC Approved

Yes – 7 Hours (course M2)

Ratios

  • Accreditation: JAUPT
  • Classroom – COTS Premises: 20 : 1
  • Classroom – Client Premises: 15 : 1

Course content

  • Requirements of and exemptions from Driver CPC
  • The practical effects of the Operator licensing system
  • The classification and requirements of the driver licensing system
  • Medicals and other requirements of the driver licensing system
  • Drink/drug driving
  • The Graduated Fixed Penalty system The OCRS system
  • The use of seat belts and mobile phones The Trade licence system
  • The Highway Code
  • Vehicle maximum weights, lengths and projecting loads
  • The daily vehicle check

Additional Information

In order to claim Driver Certificate of Professional Competence credit, delegates attending this course must have a valid licence for categories C, C1, C1+E, C+E, and must present a driving licence when attending the course.

COTS are fully approved by JAUPT to deliver Driver CPC periodic training.

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