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The essential guide to maintaining your vehicles

As an operator, transport manager, driver or technician, you know just how quickly vehicle technology continues to progress. That’s why it’s vital for DVSA's essential Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness to be regularly updated.  As the lead traffic commissioners for enforcement, we're please...

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JAUPT Issuing Driver Qualification Cards

In November 2016 JAUPT provided guidance for drivers and trainers about DQC validity dates. DVSA have now updated their guidance to make it clearer for drivers, operators and trainers DVSA won’t issue DQCs with more than five years validity on the card Prior to November 2016 when...

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2 Start at Peterborough Truckfest

The bank holiday saw the team go to Peterborough Truckfest for the largest truck show in the country. A staggering 3500 trucks turned up at the show with 2 Start making up 3 of them. This was the first time we were able to show the new Show Truck and it certainly pulled in the crowds.  We took ...

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Show Truck Launched

Back in February 2017 we retired our last manual LGV 1 tractor unit and found ourselves quite attached to the DAF XF reg T15HGV. So we decided to turn our good looking truck into our show truck. So we stripped her back to the bare bones and  sprayed the chassis and cleaned and sprayed the fifth ...

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Talent in Logistics Finalist’s again!

2 Start training has once again made the final of the Talent in Logistics awards this year. Finalist in: LGV instructor of the year (Nicky Hanson) Forklift Training provider of the year and LGV provider of the year. Well done everyone a great achievement. The Winners will be announced on Thurs...

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2 Start Top Tips

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The Pink Truck has arrived

As promised, we are very excited to introduce the newest member of our fleet! The new truck colour was chosen by our students in an online poll and we would like to thank everyone who voted.  However, this is no ordinary truck as we have chosen to support the awareness of Cancer Research and wil...

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Driver CPC Deadline is Fast Approaching

To renew your DQC (Driver Qualification Card) you must complete 35 hours of training before 9th September 2019 (2018 for some PCV drivers.) It may seem like plenty of time before the next periodic Driver CPC training deadline – but it’s fast approaching. You face being fined up to £1,000 and ev...

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The first DVSA Customer Test Site Approved at 2 Start Hampshire.

2 Start now have our very own DVSA customer test site available to all our Hampshire customers. This gives our students a major advantage as they can use the facility throughout their course. Hasn't everyone got a simulator site? Unfortunately not. To have a site big enough is rare in our area, as...

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Katie Price: My Crazy Life Comes to 2 Start.

2 Start Training are on TV AGAIN! This time on - KATIE PRICE: My Crazy Life On Monday 31st July 2017 at 10pm everyone tune into QUEST RED to have a watch. Katie, Kieran and the ITV filming crew came to 2 Start Portsmouth to film one episode of their 1...

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The LGV Reversing Exercise

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjfVIf8lA5I[/embed] In this video we'll take a look at the LGV reversing exercise at 2 Start Portsmouth. An often unknown area of Large Goods Vehicle testing, it's important to be prepared and know what will be included on your DSA test. 2 Start Portsmouth h...

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Do you have to go to a test centre for your MOD 4 CPC exam?

The answer is no, well not with 2 Start Ltd anyway - We have our own authorised DVSA approved assessors to conduct the CPC MOD 4 Assessments in house. 2 Start Training can now not only complete your module 4 training at any of our training centres, but now you will test from there too. This include...

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