Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving are you guilty?

Distracted Driving and our perceptions Liberty Insurance contacted me recently regarding their recent survey amongst Irish drivers around the area of distraction. Self reported examples of Distracted Driving are: Digital Distraction (13%) Eating while driving (9%)...
Penalties for not having your Driver CPC

Penalties for not having your Driver CPC

Penalties for non-compliance So your man in the truck or bus beside you has no Driver CPC done, and he’s proud of it. So what’s going to happen, here’s what the RSA have published in recent times as to the penalties. If you are a professional driver...
New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

New Rural Speed Limit Sign to be introduced

Post by Driving For Work. In February 2012 the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport established a Working Group to review the Speed Limits that apply to roads in the State. The Working Group was tasked with: – – Reviewing and making recommendations on...

Is advanced driving heading down the road of tech

Post by Driving For Work. Whenever the Scania system is active, steering, braking, acceleration and gearshifts are not controlled by the driver but controlled by the vehicle. The truck will follow the flow of traffic in the traffic jam, moving and stopping as is...
Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

Ten years ago it was made illegal to use a mobile phone to talk or text while driving in the UK.  Similiar measures were introduced in Ireland too and currently you can face a 2 penalty point enforcement and a €60 fine for holding a mobile phone whist driving.  Hence...
Car and Trailer Driving Licence

Car and Trailer Driving Licence

Car and Trailer Driving Licence Announcement RSA has decided that a person who held a full driving licence for a car before 13 November 1989 and who did not then avail of the car and trailer licence option may now do so. To check whether a driver is entitled to apply...
Driver CPC – Ten Months for Truck Drivers

Driver CPC – Ten Months for Truck Drivers

Deadline For Truck Drivers Driver CPC Training Dates 2014 had better be in your heads now as with 16 weeks to go the countdown has begun! There are just over 16 weeks to the deadline for truck drivers who need to attend 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC Training in...
Manual Handling Course for Drivers

Manual Handling Course for Drivers

Manual Handling Course for Drivers What’s it about? “Manual Handling Training Course for Drivers” is designed to give drivers & helpers the skillset and knowledge to perform manual handling tasks in a safe manner which will help prevent damage or injury....

Driver CPC Questions

      This sets out the requirements for Acquired Rights Drivers – these are drivers who have held a bus or truck licence before Driver CPC was introduced. Acquired Rights Bus Drivers are those who held their licence for bus before the 9th of September 2008....

Checking your Driver CPC Courses

More Courses Added Ok after a hectic week this week and last I am pleased to announce that more Driver CPC Courses have just been added today and yesterday to the website to assist people in completing all the Driver CPC Modules. The extra courses I’ve added are...