What’s the difference between HGV1, HGV2 and 7.5T?

Hgv Differences

HGV1 (Heavy Goods Vehicle 1): Drivers operating HGV1 vehicles need to possess a Category C+E license. This license requires additional training and testing beyond the standard Category C license for HGV2 vehicles. Drivers of HGV1 vehicles often transport larger and heavier loads over longer distances, which can lead to increased income potential. However, the size …

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Pros and Cons of Being an HGV Driver

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The behemoths of the road, HGV lorries (Heavy Goods Vehicles in the UK, Heavy Duty/Articulated lorries elsewhere) rumble across the landscape, the lifeblood of our economies. But what’s it really like behind the wheel of one of these giants? For those seeking a career change or a new adventure, the world of the HGV Driver …

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Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training Becomes Part Of The DVSA

Joint Approvals Unit For Periodic Training

An announcement from the DVSA revealed that the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) will become a part of the DVSA JAUPT is responsible for processing applications from training providers for centre and course approvals for Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) and drink-drive rehabilitation (DDR). These services have been offered exclusively to …

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HGV Training with Surecall Driver Training

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Steer Your Career in the Right Direction with HGV Training The HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) industry is the backbone of the UK economy, keeping goods moving across the country and beyond. If you’re looking for a stable and rewarding career path, becoming an HGV driver could be the perfect choice. But before you hit the …

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Hauliers in Action

Hauliers In Action

The police in Lincolnshire are providing dashcams to hauliers in order to allow record driving offences and take action against reckless motorists. The aim is to reduce the number of fatalities and serious injuries on the roads, which stood at 414 in the past year. The police and crime commissioner, Marc Jones, has secured £45,000 …

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Driving laws flaws

Driving Laws Flaws

New driving laws, including those concerning pavement parking, Clean Air Zones, and electric car charging, have been implemented since February 26. Motorists need to be mindful of these four new regulations that will affect them across the UK throughout the month. Following the recent introduction of pavement parking charges in Edinburgh, other regions in the …

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CPC Online Training Course

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Navigate Your CPC Online Training Course In today’s transportation industry, maintaining a valid Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) is crucial for all HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) and LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) drivers in the United Kingdom and Europe. This qualification ensures drivers possess the necessary knowledge and skills to operate these large vehicles safely and …

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Unpacking the HGV Driver Lifestyle

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The rumble of the engine, the vast expanse of the highway, and the freedom of the open road – these are the romanticised notions that often paint the picture of an HGV driver lifestyle. But beyond the allure lies a complex reality filled with unique challenges and rewards. So, what’s it truly like to wear …

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Brilliant Bootcamp Scheme Extended Until 2026

Sdt Hgv Training

The government’s initiative to address the shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers has been extended until February 2026. The scheme was introduced in December 2021, the Skills Bootcamp in HGV Driving offers a lenient and flexible 16-week courses tailored to equip individuals with sector-specific skills. Hailed for its impact on alleviating the driver shortage, …

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How Long Does It Take To Train As An HGV Driver

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Becoming an HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) driver can be an appealing career path, offering good pay, job security, and the freedom of the open road. But amidst the excitement, a crucial question remains: how long does it take to train as an HGV driver? While the answer isn’t a simple one-size-fits-all, this comprehensive guide will …

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