Nithcree Training Driver Training

Safe & Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED)

Duration: 1 day
Ratios: 2 candidates to 1 instructor

Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED)Driver CPC
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Course Description

The Safe & Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) course involves a mixture of classroom and on-the-road tuition.

The aim of this course is to teach drivers fuel efficiency through the optimum use of revolutions, better gear ratios and speed. The course is relevant to subject are 1 of the Driver CPC and covers 7 hours of the CPC.

  • The Use of Driving Techniques
  • Better use of gears (to avoid over-revving and unnecessary gear changes)
  • Keeping correct distances (to avoid hard braking)
  • An overall awareness of fuel economy and road layout
  • Safe and fuel efficient driving techniques

Safer driving means...

  • Less injuries and fatalities on our roads
  • Less accident damage to vehicles
  • Less unproductive downtime for vehicle repair
  • The potential for reduced insurance premiums

Fuel efficiency means...

  • Lower costs
  • Improved profit margins
  • Reduced emissions
Nithcree Training Services

Driver CPC Training

Driver CPC is a European Union directive that affects all professional LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) and PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) drivers.

For new drivers it introduces an initial qualification, the Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence), which increases the amount of knowledge that drivers need before they can drive.

Funding your Training

There is funding that can assist with the cost of your training and development including Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Individual Learning Accounts (ILA). Contact us for further information.

Training Centres

Our training centres in Dumfries, Huntly and Carlisle serve Scotland and Northern England.

We can also deliver training directly at your own business location from our mobile classroom training vehicle.