Question: Can You Lose Your HGV Licence?

How much does it cost to do your HGV Licence?

The average cost for a 5 day HGV/LGV training course (Cat C1, C or C+E) should cost between £900 and £1,100(Module 3).

The test fee for the practical driving test (Module 3 is currently £115), test fee for HGV/LGV Module 4 (£60).

HGV/LGV Training companies will also tailor training to meet your specific requirements..

Can I drive a HGV without a CPC?

Any drivers of lorries and vans over 3.5 tonnes, and passenger carrying vehicles carrying nine or more people, will need the CPC as well as their vocational licence. Without it, you can’t legally drive the vehicle.

Is Driver CPC going to be scrapped?

Those who believe the Driver CPC will be scrapped by September 2019 and therefore don’t keep up with ongoing training may find the rush to cram 35 hours of training in before drivers become illegal when their cards expire will mean Approved Training Centres bursting at the seams and many courses fully booked.

How much does HGV 1 training cost?

What LGV 1 training packages are available? LGV 1 platinum package, which includes 24.5 hours of training, full articulated vehicle and trailer, the DVSA test, one retest and is ideal for beginners. £2,225.

Can I drive a 7.5 tonne lorry on a car Licence?

They are automatically allowed to drive vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes without having to take any more tests. … If a driver passed their test after January 1st 1997, they will have to pass a test to gain C1 entitlement on their licence. This is necessary for driving vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes.

Can I re apply for a lapsed HGV Licence?

If you do lose your entitlement to your licence through one of these causes, however, you simply have to complete a medical and send off for your licence again. … Under the current rules, the DVLA will issue you another licence as there is no time limit.

How much do HGV drivers earn?

In truth, a typical starting salary is anywhere between £19-24k for an HGV driver. With more training and experience you can earn significantly more. The most experienced drivers, such as those on our Platinum Drivers Scheme, can earn over 40k a year.

Will I lose my HGV Licence if I don’t do CPC?

Time is running out for hauliers to make sure their drivers have completed their periodic CPC. … HGV drivers are legally required to complete 35 hours training over a five-year period to remain legally compliant. If they don’t, they’ll lose their Driver Qualification Card (DQC) and won’t be allowed to drive.

How long does an HGV Licence last for?

5 yearsHGV Licences are valid for 5 years and are issued by DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).

How many points can a HGV driver have?

From my experience of HGV drivers, you practically need 6 points on your licence before they’ll hire you.

How do I get my HGV Licence for free?

You can also get a free HGV license via joining the military. There is a Defence School of Transport (DST) based in East Yorkshire and they have been training personnel from the Royal Navy, Royal Air Force and the Army for over twenty five years.

Can I go straight to Class 1 HGV?

But to become a class 1 driver, you must pass one more practical test, which adds category E to your licence. One of the benefits of going straight in to becoming a class 1 driver is that it shows your committed and driven.