What Are The Requirements To Become A

Commercial HGV Lorry Driver?


The minimum requirements to become a Commercial HGV lorry driver in the UK are as follows:

• You must be at least 18 years old.

• You must have a full UK driving licence.

• You must be medically fit to drive an HGV and undertake an HGV medical

examination,  which is carried out by a doctor who is approved by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

• You must have a provisional licence for the category of goods vehicle you wish to drive.


The Tests

• You must pass an HGV theory test. (Driver CPC part 1)

• You must pass an HGV Hazard Perception test. (Driver CPC part 1)

• You must pass an HGV off road test. (Driver CPC part 3a)

• You must pass an HGV practical on road test. (Driver CPC part 3b)

• You must have a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive commercially. This is called CPC Module 4. 





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