Van Smart aims to reduce work related road risks, improve safety and create long-term behavioural change in the van sector.
Van Smart has been designed for anyone who drives a van – whether as a professional driver or if driving a van for any part of the working day. The course focuses on the skills needed for drivers to operate safely, reducing the risk of vans being involved in collisions and enabling van drivers to share the road safely with other road users.
Van Smart is Driver CPC accredited and fully aligned to meet the requirements of:
- Work Related Road Risk (WRRR)
- Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Silver
- Construction Logistics & Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)
Van Smart is delivered in two sections, theory and practical (on bike), in partnership with BikeRight!. Both parts combinedcount towards 7hrs (1 day) of Driver CPC training.
The course contents include:
- To equip drivers with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to plan and prepare themselves for driving
- To equip drivers with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to carry out their job diligently, safely, responsibly and with consideration for others
- To help van drivers become safer, more efficient and professional
- Exchanging places with the cyclist – on bike, driver attitude and perception
- Introduction to active travel, driver fitness and health
- Hazard recognition: understanding the issues faced by vulnerable road users
By the end of this session drivers will be aware of the risks of the road in relation to vulnerable road users, able to assess emergency situations to help avoid accidents and gain information about road accident statistics.
Choose the best Driver CPC training for your team
At Driver Hire, we believe that Driver CPC, can and should be a genuinely worthwhile investment for your business. That’s why we have added Van Smart to our portfolio of available Driver CPC courses, because not only will your drivers be gaining hours towards their Driver CPC and fulfilling their legal requirements to drive, they will also meet the requirements of WRRR, FORS (Silver) and CLOCS expanding your potential customer base.
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