The dft also said that drivers should carry their expired driver cpc qualification card if. Fields 1, 2 and 3 of your photocard driving licence display your surname, first names, date and place of birth. These existing drivers only received their driver qualification card once they had completed their initial 35 hours of periodic cpc training. There is no requirement to have the same address on both and the renewal for the digi card, when it is due, will come to your new address as they go by the address on your licence. New drivers who pass the initial qualification tests will receive a driver qualification card dqc, or alternatively community code 95 is added to the driving. You select the type of membership that suits your needs, whether you just want. If available, the corresponding project information is provided for the deleted symbol. In addition, operators are responsible for training drivers to use tachograph. Driver certificate of professional competence driver cpc training is continual professional development which carries on throughout a professional bus. They are obliged to download and store data from drivers cards and vehicle units. When a driver takes over a goods or passenger vehicle, they must insert the driver card into the digital tachograph unit. This was valid until 9th september 2018 for pcv drivers and will remain valid until the 9th september 2019 for lgv drivers.
The tachomaster drivers guide to the digital tachograph 3 december 20 uk 2. To get a replacement card sometimes called a driver qualification card or dqc, call the driver and vehicle standards agency dvsa and give your. Tachograph symbols obviously simplify the use of a tachograph for drivers. It has been introduced across europe with the aim of improving road safety and maintaining high standards of driving. We offer a choice of approved 7hour driver cpc courses for both pcv and. Similar to an analogue tachograph, a digital tachograph will record a driver s activities such as driving, other work, breaks and rest. The personal digital tachograph driver card is a credit cardsized plastic card that contains a microchip. The driver certificate of professional competence driver cpc is a qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. Under a european union directive, professional drivers of lorries over 3. Then select the course name and finally the town in which you would like to complete. The tachomaster drivers guide to the digital tachograph. If you have returned to professional driving, your will have to complete the. Do you know where i stand in relation to driver cpc, i drive a 5,500 ton vehicle which belongs to a charity, i do not carry any goods for sale, i am on the road from april november visiting one or two towns a week, the vehicle has been specially designed information and assessment point where members are to come on if they wish, no fees are asked for or required, i manage the vehicle all.
It is one of the most basic ways in which you can break the rules and get yourself into bother when it comes to driving a hgv. Getting the driver cpc card after you have qualified. The personal digital tachograph driver card is a credit card sized plastic card that contains a microchip. Date of driving licence issue, photo expiry, issuing authority 4.
Where a vehicle is doublemanned, both driver and co driver must use a card. However, drivers forgetting their tacho cards happens far more often than it should. A tachograph specifically registers the driving and rest times of professional drivers. Replace a lost, stolen or damaged driver cpc card gov. Youll get your driver certificate of professional competence cpc card when youve done 35 hours of periodic training. Driver qualification cards dqcs, also known as driver cpc cards. You must replace your driver certificate of professional competence cpc card if its been lost, stolen or damaged. Call the driver and vehicle standards agency to replace a driver cpc card driver qualification card. These drivers will get their first driver qualification card dqc after doing 35 hours of driver. Please refer to the cpc notices of changes for additional information regarding changes to the scheme, definition, and concordance. See exemptions below new drivers obtain their driver cpc by passing a series of initial qualification tests with both theory and practical sections.
The card is sometimes called a driver qualification card or dqc. Youll get your driver cpc card when youve done 35 hours of periodic training. If you feel you must change your address then put a cross in the little box in section 1 b then fill in your new details and anything else required in sections 24. Lorry, bus and coach drivers replace a lost, stolen or damaged driver cpc card you must replace your driver certificate of professional competence cpc card if its been lost, stolen or damaged. If you cant find a date that suits you from our list of available dates, please. The following is a list of all symbols which were deleted from the cpc scheme. When to take driver certificate of professional competence cpc periodic training if youre a lorry, bus or coach driver, how to find courses, and what happens. Driver certificate of professional competence driver cpc came into effect on the 10th of september 2008 for bus drivers and the 10th of september 2009 for truck drivers. Photocard driving licence explained drivercheck driver.639 545 341 1340 922 203 1077 364 1548 261 1457 1597 318 129 196 738 1147 94 802 437 754 1245 1600 309 313 844 1097 1083 1301 447 230 374 178 800 799 624 1174 752 437 1483 771 1362