Safe Loading & Unloading of Goods Vehicles

Vehicles should not be used or loaded in such a way that it endangers either those using the vehicle or other road users.

This module aims to ensure that drivers fully understand the importance of restraining loads correctly, avoid overloading vehicles and recognise the natural forces affecting both loads and vehicles.  Drivers will be encourage to think about how the load can be made safe for, loading, offloading, as well as while being transported safely and securely by road

The course includes:

  • Weight limit restrictions
  • Overloading offences
  • Principles of loading
  • Theory of restraint
  • Specific loading & unloading activities
  • Safe loading and the law


Book now and combine this course with any of our other 3½ hour courses to complete the required 7 hours of Driver CPC training.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the session, drivers will have a thorough understanding of the risks presented by loading and unloading and its associated best practice, as well as their own responsibilities on the road.

Course Duration:

3½ hours