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CPC National Road Haulage for Transport Managers - Unit 2

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Unit 2 ? Understanding National Road Haulage Transport Operations. You will need to understand and be able to apply the relevant rules, procedures and practices when operating a Road Transport business in the UK, including Carrying goods, and working for other people What the CMR Convention means and when it may affect an operator The practical use of drivers hours rules as well as the Working Time Directive How a business accounts for VAT How tax on vehicles is managed and applied How a business would use trade plates A good knowledge of the major transport routes and cities, including tolls and congestion charge zones, and how these may affect the business How to use insurances effectively How the practical use of computers/IT devices can improve the effectiveness of a business How working with other agencies can be productive in introducing work to the business How to become licenced to carry out road transport operations How the weight, dimension or load of a vehicle can affect its operation You will need to know the rules governing the technical standards which must be met by large vehicles You will need to know the rules governing the construction and use of large vehicles How to carry dangerous goods safely How to carry live animals/foodstuffs safely How to ensure that drivers are properly qualified The rules of the road concerning heavy vehicles What to do in case of a traffic accident.

Unit 2 ? Understanding National Road Haulage Transport Operations. You will need to understand and be able to apply the relevant rules, procedures and practices when operating a Road Transport business in the UK, including Carrying goods, and working for other people What the CMR Convention means and when it may affect an operator The practical use of drivers hours rules as well as the Working...

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