CPC Driver Distractions 3.5 hrs

Mitigating risk-taking behaviour

Why should my drivers attend TTC's Driver Distractions DCPC course?

This workshop explores the distractions drivers are exposed to and identifies solutions to mitigate risks on and off the road.  Topics include in-vehicle and external distractions, work pressures, the law and penalties and the consequences of driving while distracted. Handsfree and handheld mobile usage is discussed at length in the context of the law and any company policy. 

This workshop will allow your company to benefit from reduced collision rates, driver convictions, vehicle repairs and downtime and protect your brand from reputational damage.

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The workshop is facilitated by a professional driver trainer who will fully engage with participants to maximise the learning experience and draw out their views and opinions either face to face or on line.

This CPC course is JAUPT-approved for all professional drivers undertaking 35 hours of periodic training.

  • Duration: 3.5 hours CPC
  • Classroom workshop: Up to 20 delegates
  • Virtual classroom (online): Up to 15 delegates
  • Price: available on request 
  • Format: interactive classroom workshop or online virtual classroom
  • ID: photocard licence and Driver Qualification Card

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Improving safety and meeting compliance

Reduce your drivers' risks
Training will reduce driver risk, crash-related commercial costs and promote safer driving.

Meet your duty of care
Our JAUPT-approved courses are designed to help you meet your duty of care obligations.

Meet professional requirements
7 hours contribution towards Driver CPC when combined with another 3.5 hour course.​ Both modules must be completed on the same day.

Improve your drivers’ on-road competence and knowledge
- Distractions affecting driver performance
- Consequences and penalties to driver and company
- Developing a coping strategy​

We used TTC for our CPC training and found that it was dealt with very easily. Everyone at TTC that we spoke to were polite and efficient to ensure that our needs were met. The trainers and the facilities were of a good standard

Carol Ball M&B Minibuses LTD

Driver benefits

Explain the possible consequences of distracted driving to driver, employer and other road users​.

Identify the causes of distracted driving and explain the impact on reaction times.

Develop methods for dealing with varying types of distractions inside and outside the vehicle.

Explain the risks involved in taking and making handsfree and handheld phone calls.

Course details

Who should attend

Anybody who is required to complete their Driver CPC hours.

Delivery method

The workshop is facilitated by a professional driver trainer who will fully engage with participants to maximise the learning experience and draw out their views and opinions.

Course outline

Mobile phone usage
Handheld and handsfree calls, company policy on mobile use and multi-tasking and causing and permitting an offence.

Internal distractions
In-vehicle technology, passengers, telematics, warning lights and vehicle sounds, and listening to and changing music.

External distractions
Advertising hoardings, pedestrians, other road users, weather and direction signs.

Driving while distracted
Consequences of a collision, penalties and casualty figures, texting whilst driving and identifying a solution.