Passed your HGV test with HGV Training Network, and looking for that first job on the road?
Making up the second part of your two-part theory exam, drivers are shown 19 videos on a computer screen and in 18 of them, there is one developing hazard which is expected to be identified as quickly as possible. One video contains two developing hazards.
“Bob was my ‘other dad’: Wise, experienced, honest, educated” says Sion Waspe. Simon’s a “certificate of professional competence” lecturer and a dangerous goods safety adviser. He’s also a road haulage enthusiast and friend of the late Bob Carter.
Truck drivers can face some truly horrific working conditions – imagine being 13,000ft up a mount, driving along a narrow gravel road, sandwiched between a sheer drop and a solid rock face.
Dramatic pictures have emerged showing chicken organs scattered across the A453 after a lorry shed it’s load of some 40 tonnes of offal.
Ocado has opened a self-funded natural gas refuelling station in the UK for it’s HGV fleet – a move claimed to be a first among retailers.