Driver CPC Module A

Drivers’ Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations (Driver CPC)

Duration: 1/2 Day (3.5 hours Driver CPC)

Entry Requirements:

Candidates must hold any of the below licences:

C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D

Objectives:

Candidates will be aware of the regulations that apply to drivers under European and National Operations.

Content:

  • Working Time Directive
  • Outline of EU Regulations and where to find important information (VOSA GV262)
  • Vehicles exempt from EU regulations
  • Transport operations exempt from EU regulations (derogations)
  • Activity modes and their correct use
  • The need for manual entries and how to make them
  • Explanation of unforeseen events and how to record them
  • Operating requirements – when to keep charts and when to hand them in
  • Explanation of letters of attestation and when they should be carried
  • Daily, weekly and fortnightly driving limits
  • Breaks, rest and split daily rest
  • Reduced daily rest
  • Rules covering multi-manning
  • Weekly rest
  • Explanation and definition of travelling time
  • How to record interruptions of daily rest during ferry journeys
  • GB domestic rules
  • NI domestic rules
  • How the regulations are enforced
  • Sanctions applied to infringements
  • Penalties for infringements
  • Explanation of the graduated fixed penalties system

Note: This course can count 7 hours towards the 35 hours needed for Driver CPC periodic training when combined with another 3.5 hour module.

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