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25 February 2013

Reminder: All Professional Bus and Truck Drivers

DON’T FORGET YOUR ANNUAL DRIVER CPC TRAINING

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) are today, Monday 25th February reminding all professional Bus and Truck drivers not to forget their annual Driver certificate of professional Competence (Driver CPC) training if they wish to retain their qualification card.

All professional Bus and truck drivers (those who drive for a living) must have a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC). If you held a full bus driving licence before 10th of September 2008 or a full truck driving licence before 10th September 2009 you are automatically entitled to Driver CPC.

If you’re a new bus or truck driver you’ll have to pass the Driver CPC examinations. All drivers (new and existing) are required to retain this qualification by attending one periodic refresher training day per year in each five year period. This is the 5th and final year in the current CPC training cycle for professional Bus drivers and so you must complete your 5th day of CPC training before August 2013 so you can then apply for, and receive your CPC card before 10th September.

If you drive trucks and buses you need to attend six days of periodic refresher training in each five year period. Make sure to complete your training in plenty of obtain to obtain your Driver CPC Qualification Card in good time.

For more information visit www.rsa.ie  Tel. (096) 25015;

or locall 1890 50 60 80 Email: cpc@rsa.ie

Communications department, RSA; 096 25008


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