How do I protect myself as a delivery driver?

How do I protect myself as a delivery driver?

Carry yourself with authority-head up, back straight, walk confidently. If something does not look or feel right, do not make the delivery. Immediately return to your store or go to the nearest safe location. You should not be redirected to a different address or location after the original order is placed.

What basic skills should all drivers have?

Skills a new driver needs to master while in high-speed, high-traffic conditions:

  • Merging into traffic.
  • Identifying road signs and exits.
  • Navigating toll booths.
  • Passing and being overtaken.
  • Maintaining proper speed.
  • Being courteous to others.
  • Keeping a safe following distance.

Is driving a skill or ability?

What are driving skills? Driving skills are abilities a person may have when they are working in a position that involves driving vehicles.

What are your strengths as a driver?

What are your strengths? (Talk about things that make you a good candidate for a bus driver position, such as patience, focus, great driving skills, good communication skills, etc.

What are the duties and responsibilities of a driver?

Driver responsibilities include arranging regular cleaning and maintenance services for the vehicle, planning each route based on road and traffic conditions and managing payments. Ultimately, you will help us increase customer satisfaction, making sure clients depend on us for their transportation needs.

How do you show driving Licence on CV?

Your driver’s license shouldn’t be what the hiring manager sees first in your resume (except if you are applying for a driving job). Information about driver’s license if needed would appear under skills and abilities which usually comes at the tail end of the resume.

What is the biggest van you can drive on a car Licence?

Types of van you can drive All vans up to 3.5 tonnes can be driven with a standard car driving licence. You may need to take extra tests before you can drive or tow certain vehicles types, including 7.5 tonne vans, if you passed your driving test after 1 January 1997.

What is the largest vehicle you can drive on a car Licence?

You can drive vehicles up to 3,500kg MAM with up to 8 passenger seats (with a trailer up to 750kg). You can also tow heavier trailers if the total MAM of the vehicle and trailer is not more than 3,500kg. You can drive motor tricycles with a power output higher than 15kW if you are over 21 years old.

Is Driver CPC going to be scrapped?

Those who believe the Driver CPC will be scrapped by September 2019 and therefore don’t keep up with ongoing training may find the rush to cram 35 hours of training in before drivers become illegal when their cards expire will mean Approved Training Centres bursting at the seams and many courses fully booked.

Can I drive without my driver CPC card?

The card is sometimes called a ‘driver qualification card’ or ‘ DQC ‘. You must carry this card while driving a lorry, bus or coach professionally. You can get a £50 fixed penalty for driving professionally without your card. You must replace your card if it’s lost or stolen.

Can I do a CPC online?

You can now do online CPC training from home!

How much does Driver CPC cost?

Test costs

Weekday Evening, weekend and bank holiday
Driver CPC part 1 – theory – (hazard perception) £11 £11
Driver CPC part 2 – case studies £23 £23
Driver CPC part 3 – driving ability £115 £141
Driver CPC part 4 – practical demonstration £55 £63

Who is exempt from Driver CPC?

There are exceptions from the Driver CPC qualification for drivers of vehicles: used for non-commercial carriage of passengers or goods, for personal use. undergoing road tests for technical development, repair or maintenance purposes, or of new or rebuilt vehicles which have not yet been put into service.

Can I drive a 7.5 ton lorry without a CPC?

DVSA has reminded drivers that they now can’t legally drive a 7.5 tonne truck professionally even if it’s on their driving licence unless they have completed the Driver CPC.

Do I need CPC before I pass my test?

You need to pass the Driver CPC part 3 driving test within 2 years, otherwise you’ll have to pass the part 1 theory test again.