Safe Urban Driving for LGV and PCV drivers

TfGM is pleased to announce the introduction of a fully-funded Safe Urban Driving course in Greater Manchester. 

Designed for professional drivers and delivered by JAUPT-approved trainers, the aim of the course is to make drivers aware of the risks of the road in relation to vulnerable road users and to be able to assess emergency situations to help avoid accidents.

The full day course can contribute towards necessary training for drivers who are required to undertake Driver CPC.

Course Content:

  • The course consists of a theory module and a practical module which will include:
  • Identifying vulnerable road users when in an urban environment
  • Understanding cycling
  • Situation exercises: recognising hazards and incidents and how to avoid them
  • Mirrors and blind spots
  • Highway code rules
  • Introduction to active travel and practical cycling
  • Reflection to increase safe urban driving

The course also offers the opportunity to gain practical experience of cycling on the roads accompanied by BikeRight! qualified National Standards cycling instructors.

Current Course Dates can be found here

Registration will be from 8am with a prompt start at 8:30am.

More courses are planned for the winter - see our driver training pages for more information.

For more information on this course and to book please email or call on 0161 230 7007.