Research and analysis

Driver CPC interim evaluation

A study to find out the impacts of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) on lorry, bus and coach drivers, and vehicle operators.

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Driver Certificate of Professional Competence interim evaluation

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Details

The Driving Standards Agency commissioned AECOM Limited to do a study to find out the impacts of Driver CPC.

This was done by speaking to:

  • drivers
  • trainers
  • operators

The objectives of the research were to:

  • get the views of lorry, bus and coach drivers on their experiences of getting the initial qualification and taking periodic training
  • find out from operators if they provide training programmes for their drivers
  • get the views of operators about the impact of Driver CPC on recruitment and retention of drivers, and any benefits they’ve had because of the training
Published 9 April 2013