Thomas Hardie Commercials offer the broadest range of training courses in the industry. Thomas Hardie Driver Development represents a profitable investment in drivers’ professional competence. Our training programme takes into account your driver’s overall working environment and covers a wide range of topics including efficient driving, health & safety, laws and regulations.
Our Driver Development Services
Lowering your fuel consumption is easy. Keeping it down over time is harder. With the Fuel Advice service, a personal advisor helps you to improve your fleet fuel efficiencies by cutting your consumption.
Benefits of Fuel Advice
• Personalised advice
• Lower fuel costs
• Better profit margins
• A reduced environmental footprint
• Increased staff competence
• No time wasted trying to analyse data
• Safer drivers
• Less accident damage
• Access to your Fuel Advisor
Driving affects the condition of a truck, its performance and a company's bottom line. Small changes in driver behaviour can make a big difference each of these.
Features and Benefits
• Instructors are skilled Volvo Truck specialists
• Additional services like Dynafleet and Fuel Advicehelp boost your results
• Courses are regularly updated so you can stay ahead of the competition
Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd offer a range of courses to suit our customer requirements:-
1. Vehicle Handover
Simple checks are key to utilise the vehicle and being fully aware of its capabilities can help to improve driver safety, lower maintenance costs and make your business even more efficient.
2. Advanced Fuel Economy
In a tough and competitive industry it's important to ensure your drivers understand how to maximise every last drop of fuel and become more effiicent.
3. Intelligent Truck
This unique course will help ensure that your drivers are confident, protected and most importantly safe behind the wheel with complete knowledge of all technological features of their vehicle.
4. Digital Tachograph and Drivers' Hours
Reducing the number of accidents caused by tired and overworked drivers is animportant step in maximising driver efficiency and performance.
Knowing and understanding your equipment is important in any trade, and in transportation it is imperative that your drivers know how to handle their vehicles properly.
Train the Trainer
You will benefit from this 2 day advanced course if you are new to training or if you already have a responsibility for training and want to improve your existing training skills and techniques. This course is designed to develop the skills of professional trainers. Trainers have the opportunity to play a key role in an organisation’s development, employee performance and company culture.
With the course, you can be sure that your trainers have the knowledge and skills to facilitate training that brings results to your staff. Areas covered in this advanced course are detailed below:-
- Fuel economy
- Driver safety
- Designated contact at Volvo
- Continued contact with your mentor as/when required.
Fuel and Enviroment
Manage the fuel consumption of your trucks by monitoring driving style and behaviour.
Where is your truck? View the location of your vehicle in real time.
Keep your business compliant. Live monitoring of driver times and remote downloading of tachograph data.
The Messaging service also makes it possible to smoothly integrate your ordering or invoicing systems with Dynafleet.
Our Driver Development Team
If you want to speak to someone about our Driver Development services please contact our experienced Driver Development Team.
Driver Development Supervisor
Driver Development Specialist