This official guide from the Driving Standards Agency. It is specifically designed to help bus and coach drivers prepare for their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC). This up-to-date edition contains the latest information on periodic training and ecosafe driving. Driver CPC the official DVSA guide for professional bus and coach drivers.
Driver CPC the official DVSA guide for professional bus and coach drivers is a book that is thought provoking.
The book focuses on case studies (Module 2 of the Driver CPC test) and the vehicle safety demonstration (Module 4 of the test). It is complementing the other official titles in the DVSA range. Essential reading for all learner PCV (passenger-carrying vehicle) drivers. A thought provoking book.
Spending a few minutes re-reading what we thought we knew.
We all think we know what driving is all about. After all, been doing it for so many years now what do we need to learn? Well read this book, it will be a timely reminder that we have forgotten many things. Subsequently, we are guilty of having formed some unprofessional driving habits. Spending a few minutes re-reading what we thought we knew, but forgot, can only be of benefit. It could save our life or someone else’s.
Having said that, this guide is an invaluable source of information.
This official guide has been prepared in close consultation with a working group of industry experts and very experienced PCV trainers. They come from a wide spectrum of organisations such as Arriva, GoSkills, First Group, and East London Bus Group. This book is up-to-date with current industry practices and thinking. Having said that, this guide is an invaluable source of information and revision. Indeed, a potential life saver for coach drivers and their passengers. Who face daily the hazards infesting today’s often ill-maintained and overcrowded roads. It contains essential information. It includes 1) health and safety. 2) responding to emergencies. 3) optimising fuel consumption. 4) carrying loads safely. 5) role within the company and 6) regulations, rules and the law. It is a complete guide.
Well-designed diagrams/illustrations to explain important principles and techniques.
The material is divided into easily practicable sections and topics. Each topi having a short and simple introduction covering the basic theory and giving some extra guidance as well. The book is simple and easy to follow and well presented. There is lively full colour imagery throughout. It is well designed diagrams/illustrations to explain important principles and techniques. A handy tool is glossary of technical terms.
An easy enjoyable read.
Attractively presented in strong, positive colours decorated by the many well designed illustrations, clear section titles, concise texts, it is a mine of essential, instantly understood knowledge. Then, there are the questions, which cover the theory introduced within the preface, as well as others, which makes you think. An easy enjoyable read.
This book is a great help while studying for the theory exam.
This book is a great help while studying for the theory exam. Right beside each question there is a section of the Highway code, for easy reference. It gives some background and the answer. This helps you to understand the answer. The book contains a lot of useful tips. All the answers are at the end of the book. The answers are in colour according to their respective sections. This which makes tracing any given answer a breeze. There are plenty of tips regarding how to pass the test. All in all a great book to study making it easy to pass. With so much repetition by the time you get to the theory test, you’ll be extremely confident and pass.
Practical demonstration test describes the test.
Test preparation shows you how case studies will be presented on the day. It explains how to answer this part of the test, including two official examples. Other than this book you would need some Hazard Perception software. Practical demonstration test describe part four of the test, and how you will be tested.
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence.
This guide describes the purpose of Driver Certificate of Professional Competence and the process of gaining Driver CPC. The background explains the process of gaining Driver CPC and includes information on periodic training.
Written by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, the people who set the driving tests.
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