ADR driving license

DriverADRIn our training network, we deliver specific courses for the acquisition of ADR driving licence. Candidate drivers should select one or more of the four provided ADR driving training courses (with the basic course being mandatory) in order to be eligible for sitting the exams and awarded the ADR driving licence. The training courses include basic training, carriage in tanks, carriage of explosive substances and articles and carriage of radioactive material.
Drivers, holders of ADR driving licence of “Basic training”, are allowed to carry all classes of dangerous goods – except explosive substances and articles, and radioactive material – in packages.
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  • General requirements governing the carriage of dangerous goods
  • Main types of hazards
  • Information on environmental protection in the control of the transfer of wastes
  • Preventive and safety measures appropriate to the various types of hazard
  • What to do after an accident
  • Marking, labelling, placarding and orange-coloured plate marking
  • What a driver should and should not do during the carriage of dangerous goods
  • General information concerning civil liability
  • Information on multimodal transport operations
  • Handling and stowage of packages
  • Traffic restrictions in tunnels and instructions on behaviour in tunnels
  • Security awareness
Drivers, holders of ADR driving licence of “Carriage in tanks”, are allowed to carry all classes of dangerous goods in tank-vehicles, tank-containers and battery vehicles of all types (design pressure, temperature, total capacity).
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  • Behaviour of vehicles on the road, including movements of the load
  • Specific requirements of the vehicles
  • General theoretical knowledge of the various and different filling and discharge systems
  • Specific additional provisions applicable to the use of those vehicles (certificates of approval, approval marking, placarding and orange-coloured plate marking, etc.)
Drivers, holders of ADR driving licence of “Explosive substances and articles”, are allowed to carry dangerous goods of Class 1 “Explosive substances and articles” in packages and in MEMUs.
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  • Specific hazards related to explosive and pyrotechnical substances and articles
  • Specific requirements concerning mixed loading of substances and articles of Class 1
Drivers, holders of ADR driving licence of “Radioactive material”, are allowed to carry dangerous goods of Class 7 “Radioactive material” in packages.
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  • Specific hazards related to ionizing radiation
  • Specific requirements concerning packing, handling, mixed loading and stowage of radioactive material
  • Special measures to be taken in the event of an accident involving radioactive material

Driver’s Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC)

Driver-CPCDrivers of road vehicles for the carriage of goods or passengers should follow an initial qualification course and afterwards periodic training. In our training network we offer specialized courses for periodic training that enable holders of CPC to update the knowledge which is essential for their work, with specific emphasis on road safety and the rationalisation of fuel consumption. After completing the training, trainee drivers reach the level of knowledge and practical competence necessary to drive in all safety vehicles of the relevant licence category.

The objectives of the training programs slightly differ according to the licence category as follows:

Advanced training in rational driving based on safety regulations
Application of regulations
Health, road and environmental safety, service, logistics
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Advanced training in rational driving based on safety regulations
  • to know the characteristics of the transmission system in order to make the best possible use of it
  • to know the technical characteristics and operation of the safety controls in order to control the vehicle, minimise wear and tear and prevent disfunctioning
  • ability to optimise fuel consumption
  • ability to load the vehicle with due regard for safety rules and proper vehicle use
Application of regulations
  • to know the social environment of road transport and the rules governing it
  • to know the regulations governing the carriage of goods
Health, road and environmental safety, service, logistics
  • to make drivers aware of the risks of the road and of accidents at work
  • ability to prevent criminality and trafficking in illegal immigrants
  • ability to prevent physical risks
  • awareness of the importance of physical and mental ability
  • ability to assess emergency situations
  • ability to adopt behaviour to help enhance the image of the company
  • to know the economic environment of road haulage and the organisation of the market
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Advanced training in rational driving based on safety regulations
  • to know the characteristics of the transmission system in order to make the best possible use of it
  • to know the technical characteristics and operation of the safety controls in order to control the vehicle, minimise wear and tear and prevent disfunctioning
  • ability to optimise fuel consumption
  • ability to ensure passenger comfort and safety
  • ability to load the vehicle with due regard for safety rules and proper vehicle use
Application of regulations
  • to know the social environment of road transport and the rules governing it
  • to know the regulations governing the carriage of passengers
Health, road and environmental safety, service, logistics
  • to make drivers aware of the risks of the road and of accidents at work
  • ability to prevent criminality and trafficking in illegal immigrants
  • ability to prevent physical risks
  • awareness of the importance of physical and mental ability
  • ability to assess emergency situations
  • ability to adopt behaviour to help enhance the image of the company
  • to know the economic environment of the carriage of passengers by road and the organisation of the market