Guide for professionals
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THE Professional Drivers' Guide (Croner Publications; £3.30 including postage and packing) by B. A. Thompson, provides in plain language an outline of the complex rules and regulations a driver might need reference about when out on the road. The book can also be considered a "prompt" text book for training or even study purposes.
The new sixth edition contains a section on tachographs and all other sections have been completely up-dated. The book also covers driving licences, including hgv and the definition of heavy goods vehicles for driving licence purposes; drivers' hours, national, international and domestic; vehicle tests; lighting requirements; loading; maximum weights; young hgv driver training scheme; tyre maintenance; international journeys — permits carnets and fees. The psv section includes the licensing system and the requirements concerning Drivers' hours.
The book has a limp plastics cover and measures a handy six by four inches.
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