Vehicle Safety

This course provides best practice advice and guidance and encourages understanding of driver andoperator responsibilities with regards to maintaining a vehicle in a safe and roadworthy condition.

Benefits of attending

  • Offers comprehensive guidance on how to conduct an effective vehicle walk around check
  • Detailed awareness of best practices surrounding the principles of safe loading/unloading and load security
  • Gain a full appreciation of how compliance of vehicle and load safety relates to the operator licence obligations
  • Understand the procedures and consequences for the driver and operator in the event of non-compliance
  • Improved OCRS scores

Course content

  • Best practice procedures for carrying out checks and preventing possible prohibitions
  • Identifying key components to be checked
  • Understanding check sheets, defect reports and their completion
  • Principles of safe loading and unloading, use of equipment and load security 
  • The effect of transportation on the load and consequences of unsecured loads
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) and fixed penalty systems
  • The effect of non-compliance on the driver and operator licence

Course available to Consortium members.


1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks).
Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities.

7 hours upload time is recorded on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency database for Driver CPC for this course.

Booking and information

This course is also available as an in-company option  For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.



£78.25 Excluding VAT


£97.81 Excluding VAT

The price includes the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) upload fee of currently £8.75 per seven hour block (may be subject to change at the discretion of DSA). 

Date Town  
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 09:00 - 17:00 Leamington Spa Book now