Driver Assessments

This course is designed for drivers of all types of goods vehicles to assess their current driving practices and provide the relevant corrective training. An assessment is conducted over a designated route. Drivers must already hold the appropriate full category of licence entitlement to drive the vehicle. A full report is issued to the emploter for each driver.

Who should attend?

  • Drivers undergoing recruitment
  • Driver subject to post-incident assessment
  • Drivers who are subject to disciplinary actions
  • Drivers undergoing periodic monitoring

Benefits of attending

  • Identify unsafe and inefficient driving practices in order to develop driver-centred remedial actions
  • Improve in fuel consumption
  • Reduce maintenance/collision costs
  • Improve company image

Course content

  • Licence checks
  • Vehicle checks
  • Coupling and uncoupling (if appropriate)
  • Driving position and seat belt
  • Acceleration (including cruise control)
  • Gear selection and use
  • Hazard perception and prioritisation
  • Use of speed (legal and appropriate)
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Lane discipline and positioning
  • Use of mirrors, blind spots and signals
  • Overtaking/meeting oncoming traffic
  • Driver's attitude
  • Vehicle sympathy/fuel economy
  • Manoeuvering at slow speed

Course duration 

Half or full day depending on delegate numbers


Half day: up to 2 delegates

Members £575+VAT
Non-members £718.75+VAT

Full day: up to 4 delegates

Members £749+VAT
Non-members £936.25+VAT

Contract prices available - contact FTA for further information.

Price includes tuition, course handouts and full driving analysis and certification.


Booking and information

This course is only available on an in-company basis. For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22*

*Calls may be recorded for training purposes