Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) for HGV

This course covers the fundamental techniques required for driving HGVs in a safe and fuel-efficient manner. Developed with the assistance of driver trainers and industry experts, it utilises the latest training techniques to ensure that information is understood and retained by the driver.

Platform Features

24/7 access

Mobile friendly


Full Training Records

Digital Certificate

Closed Captions

This course is available to purchase either via our Pay As You Go Plan, or is included in our Basic and Premium Subscription Plans.

Who should take this course?

Fuel Efficient Driving Techniques for HGVs course is aimed at drivers. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

  • Delivery drivers
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"The Aptarus Learning system delivered regular improvements in driver performance throughout the trial, and is consistent with our approach of continuously improving our team."

Adrian Cunningham
Brian Cunningham Transport

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"The Aptarus LMS is well designed and easy to use. The inbuilt reports gives our management team full visability on improvements in driver behavior and training activities."

Catherine Buckley
Clare Distribution Services

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"The Aptarus platform delivers training in a convenient and accessible way and is a perfect match for our culture of continuous improvement."

Gary McCarthy
FMC Haulage

What you will learn

Module Description
Idling Reduction Demonstrating proven techniques to reduce idling, this lesson will improve fuel economy and can reduce maintenance costs.
Effective Speed Control This lesson demonstrates how effective speed control can improve fuel economy, reduce maintenance costs, and improve safety.
Effective Gear-shifting Effective gear-shifting techniques can lead to improved economy, reduced maintenance costs, and reduced driver fatigue.
Cruise Control This lesson provides a guide to using Cruise Control effectively in order to improve fuel economy and reduce maintenance costs.
Effective Braking and Anticipation This lesson covers effective braking techniques which will improve fuel economy, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety.
Route Planning Improved route planning can lead to reduced fuel costs, reduced driving hours, and reduced working time infringements.
Vehicle Setup This lesson provides a step-by-step guide to basic vehicle management setup that can help to reduce fuel consumption and increase vehicle safety.
Certification Quiz When all the lessons in the course have been completed, learners can take this test to achieve certification for Fuel-Efficient Driving.

Course Details

Title: Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving (SAFED) for HGV

Duration: 110 minutes

English, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch

Certification: Digital Certificate

Cost: £ per person





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