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Abnormal Load Specialist Transport Operations

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HTA Stage 2 Escort Driver Programme

Escort Vehicles • Abnormal Loads • Heavy Transport Training

Who Should Attend

  • Escort Drivers who are new to the role who wish to complete the new HTA Stage 2 Escort Driver Programme.
  • More experienced Escort Drivers who wish to complete the new programme before an Assured Assessment.
  • Escort Drivers who hold the previous City & Guilds Level 2 Escort Driver who wish to renew via the new Programme.

Benefits of Attending

It is the responsibility of hauliers to satisfy themselves that their own escort personnel are sufficiently competent to undertake the task of escorting abnormal loads or abnormal vehicles. Competent means that they are suitably trained for the role. 

Course Content

  • Driver and vehicle legislative requirements
  • Current codes of practice and industry best practice
  • How to prepare the escort vehicle(s) before use
  • How to brief all task personnel before departure
  • How to check the condition of transport vehicle(s) and load(s) before departure
  • How to effectively communicate with all third parties
  • How to position load and escort vehicles appropriately on the road
  • How to respond appropriately to emergencies, incidents, unexpected situations and breakdowns
  • How to carry out post-operative checks to the escort vehicle(s) and contents
  • How to complete a movement report and forward appropriately.

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