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Direct Employer Class 1 Container Driver Advanced Supply Chain Group Bradford, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire £37,000 - £37,500
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Frequently asked questions

An ADI who trains full licence holders, mainly people who drive for work, is known as a fleet trainer. Businesses and organisations frequently demand driving training for a variety of reasons i.e. to ensure the safety of their workers and to lower the total cost of operating their fleet.

A fleet driver drives a car, truck, or other vehicles for a transportation firm. You can work as a fleet driver and be a part of a ridesharing or a private company running a fleet of vehicles for charter use. For more details regarding fleet driver jobs, please visit InAutomotive.

To become a fleet driver, you need a valid driver's licence and an impeccable driving record is required. Passing a criminal background check is required. These drivers must be physically capable of lifting and carrying objects weighing between 30 and 50 pounds. Professional driving experience is desirable; training may be offered.

These drivers must obtain a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence, which is a professional driving qualification (CPC ). You must have a provisional HGV or bus driver's licence and pass four CPC tests. To maintain your certification, you must complete 35 hours of periodic training every five years.

There is no pre-defined figure as the salary of the fleet driver varies due to several factors. For example, some fleet companies offer more salary than others. Another factor is your previous experience as a driver. The more experience you have, the higher your salary will be. It also depends on the location where the company is located.

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Fleet Driver Job Description

As a fleet driver, you are responsible for driving vehicles and delivering merchandise and people for any organisation. As a fleet driver, you must maintain a clean driving record and adhere to all applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations defined by the UK authorities. In this position, you will either follow pre-planned routes to destinations or navigate routes using maps and GPS. You will also take care of the vehicle's upkeep and cleaning. You may also be asked to perform tasks other than your job responsibilities. To get to know any further details regarding the driver jobs, you can visit InAutomotive.

Fleet Driver Job Responsibilities 

You are responsible for complying with all applicable safety requirements and standards. You must follow directions, maps, and routes precisely and assist the passengers by opening vehicle doors. Loading cargo and carrying-on luggage is also one of the main responsibilities. You must also maintain a clean and appealing car exterior. Maintain vehicle equipment by changing the oil, filling the gas tank, and doing regular motor vehicle maintenance as needed for safety. The fleet driver also ensures to keep the inside of the vehicle free of debris and clutter. Vehicle loading and unloading, taking payments, logging the amount, and providing receipts are also part of the job.

Skills Required To Build A Fleet Driver Career

To become a successful fleet driver, you must drive safely. The companies also expect you to have the ability to follow verbal directions, interpret maps, and navigate using GPS. You must be confident to be able to work independently. A responsible attitude, reliability and a strong commitment to the job and its responsibility is required. You must also be adaptable to changes in schedules or routines. Superior time management abilities, ability to help passengers if necessary and punctuality are essential for the job. Customer service is a priority since you have to deal with the customers professionally and with a positive attitude.