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HGV Drivers and Sat-Navs Not Working Well Together

Most people in the UK will own or use a sat-nav. This is the same for HGV Drivers. You would think that they would drivers get to locations with the quickest route. This isn’t the case for HGV as HGV drivers are continuously get stuck down narrow country roads and streets that are not wide […]

What is CPC Driver Training?

What is CPC driver training? It’s that time of year again that we felt we needed to speak about CPC training again. As you may already know, if you are driving a Lorries, coaches or buses for financial gain you are going to need a valid CPC. The CPC is now a requirement for anyone […]

Tyre Pressure and the Importance

We wrote last week about Horsebox license training and I thought I would carry on from last week’s blog due to the response we had with comments and questions so I done my research on tyre pressure and the importance of this. Highways England have said there is a big problem with tyre pressure on […]

Horsebox Licence Training

  At HGV Driver Training Centre we are known for the high level of Horsebox licence training we provide. As a company we provide the equine industry with the most efficient and comprehensive training in the UK. There are a few licences/courses that are commonly used in the equine industry.   B+E (Car & Trailer Licence) […]

Smartphones Helping HGV Drivers

  Thank you for your comments and questions on last week’s blog and I hope it helped with giving you an insight to what the future holds for the HGV industry. This week I am looking at smartphones helping HGV drivers. I have had many enquiries about extra help with theory test and revision and […]

The Future of HGV Training?

We wrote a few weeks ago regarding the future of driverless vehicles. I have been researching the future of training on HGV’s. There are companies who are developing simulators capable of training people to drive HGV’s for the future of HGV training. The simulator would be almost identical to the flight simulators that are used […]

Can Lorry Drivers Ever Violate Working Hours?

Hello and I hope you are all well this week, this week I have done my research and have looked at the Laws of driving and can lorry drivers ever violate working hours? Now the law states it very clear that HGV drivers can only drive a certain amount of time each working week and […]

Firefighters HGV Training

Earlier hours of the morning and a firefighters depot alarm goes off, within minutes they have to be in the cab of the fire truck on route to the emergency destination. It’s a very common event that not a lot of us think about. The reason I’m going to be writing about this in the […]

Is There a Difference between HGV and LGV?

Being the largest HGV Training and recruitment provider in the UK, we are always asked Is there a difference between HGV and LGV?. There appears to be lots of confusion between the abbreviations. The simple fact is that ‘HGV’ and ‘LGV’ are not separate classes or different licences. The two classes available to drivers are […]

Women HGV Drivers

Thank you all for reading through the blog last week, I hope you all enjoyed reading it. I apprecitate all of the feedback and further questions. Over the last few weeks I have had a reacurring question regarding women driving in the HGV industry. There are now more and more Women HGV Drivers coming into […]

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