Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving

This 3.5 hour module is based on the Department of Transport guidance on fuel efficient use of Large Goods Vehicles and specific risks to a Driver and vehicle on the road. This module is a prerequisite for members of the Freight Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS) and for contractors wishing to work on Transport for London’s road network.

Topics Include:

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Fuel efficient driving, importance of vehicle checks, aerodynamic aids, where fuel goes, engine specifications, use of gearbox, use of rev counter, forward planning, anticipation, use of retarder

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Rules of the road, goods vehicle speed limits, use of mobile phones and satellite navigation, road markings specific to goods vehicles

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Driver fatigue and fitness to drive

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Driving in severe weather

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