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DVSA Documents


DVSA's Guide to Maintaining Road Worthiness

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has produced this Guide to explain the responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type.

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DVSA's Public Services Vehicle Operator Licensing - Guide for Operators (PSV437)

This guide has been produced to explain how the licensing system works for operators of public service vehicles (PSVs).


DVSA's Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing - Guide to Operators (GV74)

This guide has been produced to give an overview of how the licensing system works for operators of heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).


DVSA's Safe Operator's Guide

Explains the operator's licensing system to help make sure that all goods and passenger carrying vehicles are used safely and legally.


Driver CPC Exemptions: Guidance and Examples

There are some situations when you don't need Driver CPC. This guide sets out examples and tells you if the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) thinks you'd be exempt in those situations. Please click here for latest guidance.


DVSA Guide to Driver CPC

Driver CPC aims to improve road safety by helping drivers of buses, coaches and lorries obtain, maintain and develop their professional skills and knowledge.


Tachographs

Rules on Drivers Hours & Tachographs LGV (GV262)

This guide provides advice to drivers and operators of goods vehicles, whether used privately or commercially. It explains the rules for drivers' hours and the keeping of records, and updates previous guidance from 2009. Please click here for latest guidance


Rules on Drivers Hours & Tachographs PSV (PSV375)

This guide provides advice to drivers and operators of public service vehicles, whether used privately or commercially. It explains the rules for drivers' hours and the keeping of records, and updates previous guidance from 2009. - Please click here for latest guidance


Application for Digital Tachograph Company Card (D779b)

Application Form D779b - applying for a Digital Tachograph Company Card - Printable PDF.


Application for Digital Tachograph Driver Card (D777b - DL)

Application Form D777b - DL applying for a Digital Tachograph Driver Card - Printable PDF.


Digital Tachograph Remote Downloading

Smartdownload  is  the  new  way  of  collecting Driver Card and Vehicle Unit data from digital tachographs  for analysis  and  reporting  using Smartanalysis. Data sheet about digital tachograph remote downloading and how it can help your business.


Digital Tachograph Pictograms

A simple printable guide to understanding digital tachograph Pictograms.


Digital Tachograph Event & Fault Codes

Continental VDO Event and Fault Codes in a handy printable PDF.


Guide to taking delivery of a vehicle fitted with a digital tachograph

Simple Novadata printable flysheet to taking delivery of a vehicle fitted with a digital tachograph.


ADR Documents

Eurotunnel - 2015 ADR Regulated Goods - The Practical Guide

Introduction to Eurotunnel's policy for ADR regulated goods - The Channel Tunnel has been designed to be one of the safest transport systems in the World. Eurotunnel's policy on the carriage of ADR regulated goods is therefore designed to ensure the safety of its customers and staff, and the integrity of the Tunnel.  This Guide explains everything you need to know about carrying ADR regulated goods through the tunnel.


The Carriage of Dangerous Goods

Approved derogations and transitional provisions April 2012

Sets out the circumstances under which particular types of carriage or carriage in particular circumstances are exempt from requirements and prohibitions arising under CDG 2009, CDG 2010 and CE 2010. It also provides for alternative requirements and prohibitions to apply.


The Carriage of Dangerous Goods

Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2011

Health & Safety Document No. 1885 - Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment (Amendment) Regulations 2011.


Carrying Dangerous Goods in Closed & curtain-Sided Vehicles

Desmond Waight, dangerous goods consultant for Croner, looks at the carriage of dangerous goods in closed and curtain-sided vehicles and the implications of a recent case of breach of ADR.


Euro Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

Economic Commission for Europe Inland Transport Committee has put together a Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by road. This document outlines the findings of that group.


ADR 2015 Instructions in Writing from UNECE

Instruction according to ADR for actions in the event of an accident or emergency.


Transport of Dangerous Goods in Road Tunnels

Department of Transport Guide to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Road Tunnels. Includes Tunnel Codes and Signs and lists the current Classifications for UK Tunnels including the Dartford, Mersey, Clyde, Ramsgate, Limehouse, Rotherhithe, Blackwall, East India Dock Road and Tyne Tunnels.


User Guides

PowerPoint Presentation -Changing Local Time on a Siemens Tacho

PowerPoint Presentation showing you how to change the local time on a VDO Digital Tachograph.


PowerPoint Presentation - Changing Local Time on a Actia Tacho

PowerPoint Presentation showing you how to change the local time on an Actia Digital Tachograph


PowerPoint Presentation - Changing Local Time on a Stoneridge Tacho

PowerPoint Presentation showing you how to change the local time on a Stoneridge Digital Tachograph


TachoTEK FAQs and Help Guide

TachoTEK is software to analyse driver cards and tachograph files - this FAQ Help Guide will get you started with the software.


Digidown Terminal Datasheet

Digidown is a unique solution to download and forward data from any tachograph download tool and driver card, at a single data collection and forwarding point. Download this specification and feature sheet for more information.


Miscellaneous

Attestation of Activities Regulation (EC) 561/2006

Word Document (.doc) Form that can be filled in and printed. You will need to download this file first then save before opening. Requires Microsoft Word or equivalent software (like OpenOffice) to open.


Certificate of Professional Competence - Haulage & Passenger Transport

Ofqual Qualification Numbers - 600/4285/0

OCR Level 3 Certificate of Professional Competence for Transport Managers (Road Haulage) (VRQ) and (Passenger Transport) (VRQ) - Syllabus, Student and Tutor Guide.


DfT Information Sheet on Safety of Loads

A brief overview of legislative requirements and how to obtain further information


DfT Code of Practice: Safety of Loads on Vehicles

A comprehensive guide to loading vehicles of different types


A Simplified Guide to Lorry Types and Weights

Clarification on maximum weights of goods vehicles and guidance on overloading


Graduated Fixed Penalties

Provides examples of some of the key fixed penalties that can be issued to drivers


DVLA Information on Driving Licences

Comprehensive guide to licence categories, restriction codes, penalty points and age limits


Guide for horse box and trailer owners

This guide addresses some basic questions to assist owners and operators of horseboxes.


Walkaround Check User Guides (Andriod)

This guide will give you the user guide as well as multiple video demonstrations.


Walkaround Check User Guides (IOS)

This guide will give you the user guide as well as multiple video demonstrations.


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