How much can I earn as a lorry driver?

How much can I earn as a lorry driver?

Great Career Opportunities  At Kim Driver Training we want to offer the best opportunities to everyone. If you’ve been thinking about a change of career, or have found it difficult to find a good, well paid job then driving a HGV may be a good choice for you....
What’s the Difference Between Class 1 and Class 2 HGV Licence?

What’s the Difference Between Class 1 and Class 2 HGV Licence?

What Do I Need? Considering a change in career and think driving a HGV might be a good choice for you?  You might be asking what’s the difference between class 1 and class 2? Classifications can be daunting when you’re not sure what you will need, so...
15 Years and Still Going Strong

15 Years and Still Going Strong

Our Anniversary  This year we’re celebrating 15 years of training people to drive trucks, trailers and vans. This is quite an achievement, and our business is growing and getting better every year. Driving, and teaching are two disciplines that improve with...
What is +E on a driving licence?

What is +E on a driving licence?

Confused about driving licence codes? All of the codes on the back of your licence can look a bit confusing. How do you know what you’re allowed to drive, and if you want to drive something different how do you know what you need to get? We can help you to make...
What is category D1 on a driving licence?

What is category D1 on a driving licence?

What is D1 on a Driving licence? D1 or D1E on a driving licence shows that you can drive a minibus or a minibus towing a trailer. How do I get category D1 on my driving licence? It’s quite simple, if you need D1 on your licence you need to take minibus driving...
How old do you need to be to drive a lorry?

How old do you need to be to drive a lorry?

How old do you have to be to drive a HGV? Until 2009 you had to be 21 to drive a HGV, then the law was changed and now the youngest you can be is 18. You have to have a full driving licence for a car. So why did they change the age and why was it 21 in the first...
Be the future of HGV drivers

Be the future of HGV drivers

Reasons to be the future of HGV driving This country needs more HGV drivers. Although a lot has been done to provide drivers after the shortages of the last few years, there is still a skills shortage in the sector. The government is providing funding for unemployed...
Improvements to roadside facilities for HGV drivers

Improvements to roadside facilities for HGV drivers

Improving working conditions for HGV drivers The government is trying to ensure the country has enough HGV drivers. We all know HGV drivers are keyworkers. Along with farmers and shop workers they ensure that the country is well fed, and everything that we need is...
Safer driving

Safer driving

Law changes about using a phone whilst driving We all want the roads to be as safe as possible. This is especially true if you work on the road, driving a HGV, van, minibus or ambulance. Everyone that spends time on the UKs roads will have seen people not paying...
New driving rules

New driving rules

New Rules, New Year! Teaching people to drive HGVs since the new rules came in November has certainly kept us busy. We are lucky that all of our instructors are very experienced, or we might have struggled, but the change has been a positive one for us. We are...