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The event you are looking at is a past event. Check out this upcoming event 7436 Safe Urban Driving Course - Birmingham (c) happening on Wed May 01 2019 at 08:00 am at The Ackers Adventure Base Camp Building, Golden Hillock Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom

7435 Safe Urban Driving Course - Birmingham (c)

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7435 Safe Urban Driving Course - Birmingham (c)


The Safe Urban Driving course focuses on vulnerable road users such as pedestrians, cyclist’s and motorcyclists but has a particular focus on cyclists. The course includes a practical ‘on-road’ cycle training element and gives drivers a ‘real life’ experience as to a cyclist’s perspective of riding on London’s roads, as well as in traffic. The training also counts towards the 35 hours DCPC that professional drivers need to complete by September 2014.

The course consists of two 3.5 hour modules (both delivered on the same day); the first module is classroom based theory, and the second module, an outdoor practical session where drivers get a cyclists view of the road.

Theory Module (3.5 hours)This part of the course focuses on sharing the road safely and highlights the vulnerability of other road users. It also explains how the London streetscape is evolving to encourage more walking and cycling. Subjects covered include:-


The driver’s role in the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)

Urban driving, changing streetscape and route planning

Vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists

Sharing the road, observation devices and cycle training

Collision avoidance and defensive driving

Hazard recognition and perception

Driver responsibility and attitude


Practical Module (3.5 hours)After the initial bicycle control skills training, drivers ride on bikes to areas of potential conflict including junctions, traffic lights and Advanced Stop Lines. Subjects covered include:-


Introducing active travel, driver fitness and health

Giving drivers a cyclist’s perspective of riding on busy roads and an understandingof the issues faced by vulnerable road users

Recognising best driving practice around cyclists

Practical on road experience at areas of potential driver/cyclist conflict includingjunctions, traffic lights and Advanced Stop Lines


Costs

If drivers wish to have their details uploaded to the DSA website so its count towards their 35 hours DCPC, then they need to ensure they bring £8.75 cash to cover the upload fee. You will need to notify the trainer on the day.

Please note: Lunch, refreshments and travel costs are not included.


IMPORTANT: Any driver attending the SUD course must have their identity checked by a Driver Qualification Card (DQC).  This will allow Fleet Source to register the driver onto the Transport for London master SUD database which confirms the driver has attended the course.


All bookings are subject to our Cancellation Policy and by registering for a course you are agreeing to its terms. Click here to read the Cancellation Policy



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