Roy is the depot manager for 2 Start Reading. Roy started his career in 1980 when he qualified for his LGV whilst serving with the artillery regiments of the Army. After leaving the Army; Roy decided to start his own haulage company and was the owner operator and operators licence holder. He holds a National and International CPC qualification with 34 years of driving experience behind him. For the past 26 years, Roy has been working solely as a driving instructor/assessor, going out to a variety of companies and industries to help ensure drivers are safe and aware. Roy has been with us here at 2 Start since the opening of the Reading branch and soon settled into the depot with his team. Roy is also one of 2 Starts most recently qualified ITSSAR accredited Plant Machinery Instructor/Examiners and now works regularly with Joe and Jane to provide the highest quality training. If you come to the depot; Roy is one of the most likely faces you’ll meet, a friendly and welcoming guy with a brilliant approach to students. Roy also teaches the Module 2 and Module 4 CPC; as well as being in training to teach the Period CPC – Drivers Essentials. (Drivers hours and tachographs)
When Roy isn’t taking in the scenery from the cab; he loves to go fishing. (and is quite the expert) – Roy, with Joe, is a keen motorcyclist; and often flaunts (parks) his Hayabusa nearby. Spending time with his family is one of Roys’ main past times… and we’re really sure you’ll love him when you meet him! ????