SAFED DRIVER TRAINING

Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED)

Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) course developed for Freight Best Practice. Designed to reduce vehicle accidents, improve road safety, improve driving standards, reduce vehicle operating costs and C02 emissions.
The course aims to teach drivers the benefits of safe and fuel efficient driving for operators and the environment.
The course combines 3.5 hours classroom theory with 3.5 hours on the road tuition, and contributes 7 hours of the statutory 35 hour periodic CPC training. 

COURSE CONTENT
  • Acceleration and cruise control
  • Braking
  • Bridge strikes
  • Clutch control
  • Dangers of speed on urban and rural roads
  • Driver’s attitude
  • Driving position
  • Gear selection and use
  • Junctions
  • Hazard perception
  • Mirror usage
  • Overtaking
  • Pre-shift inspection
  • Rural environments
  • Rural hazards
  • Road markings
  • Road rage
  • Road and weather conditions
  • Roundabouts
  • Steering
  • Speed
  • Traffic and congestion
  • Urban environments
  • Urban hazards
  • Use of signals
  • Vehicle size
  • Vulnerable road users

BENEFITS FOR DRIVERS
  • Reduced personal injury
  • Reduced vehicle damage
  • Increase confidence in vehicle control and driving performance

BENEFITS FOR OPERATORS
  • Reduce fuel spend
  • Increase productivity
  • Improve resale value of fleet
  • Reduce running costs, maintenance and tyres
  • Reducing vehicle and personal injury accidents
  • Potential for reduced insurance premiums

BENEFITS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
  • Reducing C02 and other harmful emissions
  • Effective risk management

COURSE DURATION
1 Day -  3.5hrs Classroom theory - 3.5hrs On the road tuition

ACCREDITATIONS
RTITB, SAFED Safe and fuel efficient driving
 
FINANCE:
Merlin Supply Chain Solutions Limited is a registered Trading name, Credit Introducer and Appointed Representative of Social Money Ltd t/a Payl8r, a company registered in England under company number 08054296 and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is entered on the Financial Services Register under reference number: 675283. registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner reference number 08054296.
 
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