On-Road 4×4 Driver Assessment and Training
4×4 driver assessments and on-road training is essential for fleet drivers. 4×4 vehicles offer a variety of advantages over standard vehicles on and off-road, but they also present new limitations and risks to the professional driver.
Due to the larger engines and weights involved in driving 4×4’s on the road, we can also make dramatic improvements to fuel efficiency through simple defensive and environmentally friendly driving techniques, often saving companies up to 15% on their fuel bills.
Off Road Driver Training
We provide off road driving courses to suit people of all abilities and experience, and for all purposes. Delivering off road driver training to a nationally recognized standards. We can also help if you need training in extreme off road driving. Our Instructors are both Lantra Awards Instructors as well as DSA Registered.
Who benefits from off road training?
Anyone who uses a vehicle off-road as part of their work duties, and must therefore comply with Health & Safety legislation.
Recreational 4x4 drivers who want to increase their understanding, skill, safety and enjoyment of using their vehicle off-road.
How current legislation affects your business
- In addition to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (concise details of which can be found on the Road Risk Management page), the PUWER legislation (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998) stipulates that equipment provided for use at work must only be used by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training on that equipment
- Motor vehicles are specifically included in PUWER
- PUWER legislation applies to employers and the self-employed
- If you are an employer or self-employed person, and you provide equipment for use at work, or if you have control of the use of equipment, then the Regulations will apply to you
- Failure to comply with PUWER is likely to result in action being taken by the Health & Safety Executive (often together with the police) in the event of an accident