What happens if my HGV medical runs out?

What happens if my HGV medical runs out?

What happens if my HGV medical runs out?

So what happens if you held an HGV licence in the past? If you do lose your entitlement to your licence through one of these causes, however, you simply have to complete a medical and send off for your licence again. Under the current rules, the DVLA will issue you another licence as there is no time limit.

Do you get a reminder for HGV medical?

Licence Renewals DVLA require existing lorry drivers to have a medical at the age of 45 and then every five years until the age of 65. After 65, the medical has to be done every year. DVLA will usually send out a reminder letter, together with the D4 Medical Form, a few weeks before your medical is due.

Can I drive while waiting for my HGV licence?

As soon as DVLA receives your application, and as long as you meet the Section 88 criteria, you may drive a car while you wait for the decision on your application. During this time you cannot drive a lorry or bus. If you would like to drive these vehicles you would need to reapply.

How much is a medical for HGV licence?

The charge for a drivers’ medical examination is between £46.67 and £52.50 plus VAT, equivalent to £56-£63 including VAT. Keep an eye on this website for discount codes bringing the cost even lower.

How long does an HGV licence last for?

5 years
HGV Licences are valid for 5 years and are issued by DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency). To acquire the HGV Licence, you are required to successfully complete special training and pass a theory test.

How do I get my HGV licence for free?

To initially see if you would qualify for free HGV / LGV Training you must:

  1. Be unemployed and receiving Job Seekers Allowance.
  2. You must already have a key support worker with the Job Centre.
  3. Have a guaranteed proof of a job when you have passed your driving test.
  4. Social funding must be available within your district.

How much do Eddie Stobart pay their drivers?

The typical Eddie Stobart Hgv Driver salary is £1,957 per month. Hgv Driver salaries at Eddie Stobart can range from £1,575 – £3,820 per month.

Will I lose my HGV licence if I don’t do CPC?

You do not lose it because you’ve passed your deadline. The training will not count towards the 35 hours total if you took it more than 5 years ago.

Do I need to tell DVLA if I have a blue badge?

You can also apply for a Blue Badge and find out where Blue Badge holders can park. You’ll need to tell DVLA if you have a disability or if your disability has worsened since you first had your licence.