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Business Driver Training

Hampshire County Council offers a range of practical and office based driver training courses and assessments to meet the needs of your business whether you are looking to meet your health and safety requirements or increase your fuel efficiency by better driving. For a quick guide to what we offer in each of our training courses, check our driver training matrix.

Vehicle based

Provided by Driving Standards Agency registered fleet driver trainers.

Driver Assessment

An assessment  that is conducted in your work vehicle from your premises to risk assess the driver which will include the following:

  • Driver vision screening
  • Licence checks
  • A comprehensive written report for both the client and driver

£240 - Available as a full day of assessments (maximum of six drivers).

Driver Training

Practical driver training conducted in a Hampshire County Council vehicle from the clients premises which will include the following:

  • Driver vision screening
  • Licence checks
  • Theory covering driver stress, fatigue, mobile phones, drink/drugs, vehicle checks
  • Practical on-road training, including a demonstration drive (with commentary) by the instructor
  • A short highway code and theory test
  • An individual and confidential debriefing for the driver
  • A comprehensive written report for both the client and driver

£240 - Available as a full day (maximum of three drivers).

Eco Driver Training

Practical driver training conducted in a Hampshire County Council vehicle from the clients premises which will include the following:

  • Licence checks
  • An initial drive on a set route to assess driving style and measure fuel economy
  • A debrief offering advice on how to improve safety and fuel economy. This will be accompanied by a demonstration drive with a commentary from the trainer
  • A second drive to measure and record improvements
  • An individual and confidential debrief for the driver
  • A comprehensive written report for both the client and driver

£240 - Available as two consecutive half day sessions on the same day (am and pm) Two attendees per session.

 

Office based

Driver profiling assessment

Find out and which members of your staff would benefit most from training by using our driver profiling assessment.

£10 per person (refunded if that person then books onto one of our training courses).

Business driver theory workshop

We can come to your office and hold a half day workshop. It is delivered via a powerpoint presentation which encourages interaction with the audience through exercises, questions and discussion covering:

  • road casualty data
  • advice on how to lower risk
  • analysis of the main risk factors for business drivers which include, distractions, fatigue, stress and speed
  • Suitable for approx 15 drivers

£200 per workshop (add £10 per driver if you wish to include driver profiling).

 

Driver Training Matrix

A quick and simple reference guide demonstrating what each of our courses offer.

 

How to book

Download

Are you 100% sure what the speed limits are for your vehicles?

This leaflet provides straight forward information about the different speed limits for different vehicles, copies can also be supplied upon request.

Speed - Know your limits Download Acrobat Reader to view this PDF 84kb

Links

Driving for better business
Advice for companies and organisations keen to improve the way they manage driving risk.

Driving at work PDF
HSE guidance on managing work related driving risk.

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