More than a quarter of all road traffic incidents may involve somebody who is driving as part of their work at the time (Department for Transport figures). Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities and you need to manage the risks to drivers as part of your health and safety arrangements*.
Who is it for?
· any employees who drive, or ride a motorcycle or bicycle at work
· self-employed people
· people using their own vehicle for a work-related journey
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance from Tyro Training
This course is delivered over ½ day
What will I learn?
UK weather – the four seasons, driving techniques needed in:
• High winds
• Rain and spray
• Ice and black ice
Your view, your safety
• Windscreens and wipers
• Windscreen wiper blades
• Wing mirrors
• Safety checks
• Use of ABS
• Tyre condition and pressure
• Wheel alignment
• Lights markers and reflectors
• Route planning
• Sources of information and advice
• Survival kit
• Rest stops and breaks
• Getting stuck
There is no formal assessment for this course. Please note that this is a classroom-based course.
Tyro Training is a Freight Transport Association member and JAUPT approved training centre, and our trainers have professional driving experience and up-to-date knowledge on driver safety.