This publication is the 7th edition of the official guide to preparing for the passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) test, and contains detailed professional guidance for the safe driving of buses and coaches. It is compiled by the Driving Standards Agency and sets out guidance on the official PCV syllabus and practical test requirements, as well as on driving techniques for different vehicles and conditions. It provides a structured training approach to learning how to drive a bus or coach safely, including the professional attitude and skills required, information on EC and UK legal requirements, dealing with emergencies, eco-safe driving and dealing with traffic congestion, safety checks and minimum test vehicle requirements.licence. In order to drive PCVs you must apply to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Swansea, ... a full category B licence - you cana#39;t take a driving test on a bus before passing a car test ac meet the medical retirements ac pay the fee. ... If you need advice about completing the form, ... To drive a PCV with a manual gearbox youa#39;ll have to pass a test in a bus or coach with a manual gearbox.
|Title||:||The Official DSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches|
|Author||:||Driving Standards Agency|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2005-06-30|