The FORS Staying Legal course is designed to inform all HGV drivers of the requirements to remain compliant, when driving an HGV commercially on public roads.
The course content includes information on the various enforcement agency’s drivers and vehicle operators will come into contact with, what they are looking for in terms of compliance from Drivers and Operators and the possible consequences of non-compliance.
The learning aims of the FORS Staying Legal course are to raise the overall HGV compliance standards, along with the protection of the actual Operators Licence
Gives drivers an understanding of;
which legislation and regulations govern the transport industry and describe the moral and legal obligations of the driver
the different enforcement agencies, their roles and how they target non-compliance
the role of the driver in protecting the operator’s licence
how regulations are enforced and the common offences, including drivers’ hours, loading and unloading
and be able to describe the requirements of the law that the driver must abide with to be compliant
and be able to describe the legal requirements to ensure their vehicle is compliant
how to be compliant in all aspects of a journey, including effective route planning
the WRRR schemes in place around London and what benefits they have to the driver and company