If you have a number of drivers within your company who need to undertake Driver CPC training, Jack Richards & Son can help. We offer courses at our Fakenham training centre and in-house training programmes tailored to your business requirements.

Vehicle First Used Checks and Defect Reporting


It is the drivers responsibilities to ensure their vehicle is safe to drive before setting off by conducting a first use walk-around check of the vehicle. This module aims to outline to drivers the responsibilities and defect reporting systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of fleet size, vehicle type or operating conditions. This module will include how to correctly document the walk-around check and review the system of defect reporting.

The course includes:

  • Defect reporting process
  • The walkround check
  • Tyre control
  • Vehicle technology & safety devices
  • Roadside prohibitions and fixed penalty notices

This course can be combined with any of our other 3½ hour courses to complete the required 7 hours of Driver CPC training.

Course Objective:

By the end of the session, drivers will have been remined to the importance of ensuring vehicles used are in a safe condition . Attending this course will help them to stay safe and keep them – and anyone they may work for – on the right side of the law.

Course Duration:

3½ hours

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