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Day: November 21, 2019

Which Specific HGV Licence Is Necessary For Driving A Bus?

When you ask kids what they would like to be when they finally grow up, you’re typically going to get a limited set of answers. Becoming a bus driver is a rather popular one. Children love the dream of being able to drive around in a 12.5-tonne vehicle, helping people get to the places they need to be. Driving a bus can be very rewarding as a career, and given how many actually do sign up to try their hand at this, the popularity of it among adults is also undeniable. However, how exactly do you get to be a bus driver? And what sort of training is required?

Requirements And Licencing For Driving A Bus

The government is rather strict in terms of driving bigger vehicles, especially when they are used to move people instead of goods. Anyone wanting to drive bigger vehicles must meet certain criteria, which include but are not limited to the following:

Being older than 18 years of age

Possessing a full car licence

Having a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence or CPC

On the other hand, if you’d like to drive any sort of bus, even without a trailer, then you need several … Read More