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CPC Modular course: Driver Distractions

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About the module

Topics include:

  • In-vehicle and external distractions
  • Work pressures
  • Handsfree and handheld mobile usage
  • The law and penalties
  • Company policy
  • Consequences of driving while distracted
Driver CPC approved centre AC00227
Largest UK online road safety course provider

Duration: 3.5 hours

Format: Classroom or online

Suitable for: All professional licences (C1, D1 C1E, D1E C, D CE & DE)

DVSA CPC syllabus areas:
1.3.a Ability to anticipate, assess and adapt to risks in traffic
1.5 Ability to ensure passenger comfort and safety

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Understand what is a driving distraction

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Learn the effects of different distractions

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Discover why staying alert is challenging

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Find out how to manage distractions well

Driver Distractions highlights the risk of distractions, why they occur, how best to manage and reduce the likelihood of them happening. Our experienced driver trainers fully engage with participants to maximise the learning experience and draw out their views and opinions.

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Your questions answered

Who should attend?

Any professional driver who needs to complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years in order to maintain their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Delivery method

This module can be delivered online or in-person and facilitated by an experienced Driver CPC trainer.  

For pay-per-place courses, Driver Distractions is delivered with the Too Fast, Too Slow? module as a 7-hour online course.

For private courses, this module can be delivered online or in-person alongside any other TTC Driver CPC module.

Learning outcomes

Following this module drivers will understand:

  • What constitutes a distraction
  • The effects of different types of distractions
  • Why maintaining concentration can be challenging
  • How to manage distractions effectively

Identification requirements

A photocard driving licence and Driver Qualification Card must be presented when attending the course.

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