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CATEGORY C&C+E DRIVER Project Aim: To make drivers aware of the new standard and the Knowledge & Understanding requirements of the Job. 01/11/2012 British Professional Drivers and Riders Association Š


DSA Category C&C+E Driver

Date 01/11/2012 Page 2 of 6 Issue 1.0

Knowledge & Understanding

Standard

Aim

Objective

27/10/12

1

Review and adjust driving behaviour over a lifetime

1.1

Learn from experience

1.2

Keep up to date with changes

1.3

Confirm licence entitlement is relevant to new National Driving Standard Category

1.4

Identify Risks associated with Transport and take appropriate action to minimise risks.

1.5

Review and apply Regulations relating to “Persons performing mobile road activities�

1.6

Using Tachographs and recording working time performance

Research and Design by: Len Gair

Delivered

Managed By: John Hodgkinson

Achieved


DSA Category C&C+E Driver

Date 01/11/2012 Page 3 of 6 Issue 1.0

Knowledge & Understanding

Standard

Aim

Objective

27/10/12

2

Prepare vehicle and its occupants for a journey

2.1

Prepare occupants of the vehicle for a journey

2.2

Confirm own fitness to drive

2.3

Control the Risks associated with carrying passengers, loads and animals

2.4

Make sure the vehicle is roadworthy

2.5

Make routine checks of vehicle roadworthiness

2.6

Check the vehicle is fit for the journey

2.7

Make sure vehicle documents meet legal requirements

2.8

Plan a Journey

Research and Design by: Len Gair

Delivered

Managed By: John Hodgkinson

Achieved


DSA Category C&C+E Driver

Date 01/11/2012 Page 4 of 6 Issue 1.0

Knowledge & Understanding

Standard

Aim

Objective

27/10/12

3

Guide and control the vehicle

3.1

Start, move off, stop and leave the vehicle responsibly

3.2

Start the vehicle

3.3

Move off safely and smoothly

3.4

Decelerate and bring the vehicle to a stop

3.5

Park the vehicle safely and responsibly

3.6

Couple and uncouple a trailer and vehicle safely

3.7

Drive the vehicle safely and responsibly

3.8

Monitor and respond to information from the driving aids and the environment

3.9

Control the acceleration of the vehicle effectively

3.10

Use the gears correctly

3.11

Steer the vehicle safely

3.12

Manoeuvre the vehicle

3.13

Drive the vehicle while towing a trailer

Research and Design by: Len Gair

Delivered

Managed By: John Hodgkinson

Achieved


DSA Category C&C+E Driver

Date 01/11/2012 Page 5 of 6 Issue 1.0

Knowledge & Understanding

Standard

Aim

Objective

27/10/12

4

Use the road in accordance with the Highway Code

4.1

Negotiate the road correctly

4.2

Maintain a suitable position on the road

4.3

Negotiate bends

4.4

Negotiate all types of junctions, including roundabouts, and all types of crossings.

4.5

Drive on motorways and duel carriageways

4.6

Comply with signals, signs and road markings

Research and Design by: Len Gair

Delivered

Managed By: John Hodgkinson

Achieved


DSA Category C&C+E Driver

Standard

Date 01/11/2012 Page 6 of 6 Issue 1.0

Knowledge & Understanding

Aim

Objective

5

Drive safely and responsibly in the traffic system

5.1

Interact correctly with other road users

5.2

Cooperate with other road users

5.3

Minimise Risk when driving

5.4

Identify and respond to hazards

5.5

Drive defensively

5.6

Follow the principles of ecologically responsible driving (Eco Safe)

5.7

Manage incidents effectively

5.8

Take suitable action if your vehicle breaks down

5.9

Take appropriate action when involved in, or witness to a collision

Research and Design by: Len Gair

Delivered

Managed By: John Hodgkinson

Achieved


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