HGV Jobs

How is your algebra? Because  HGV 1 = LGV C+E & HGV  2 = LGV C. Not to mention PSV x 4.

HGV stands for Heavy Goods Vehicle and LGV means Large Goods Vehicle;

Under the UK and European law, the LGV licence and HGV licence are the same licence. 

They cover all commercial trucks that feature a gross combination mass of over 3500kg. That means anything: including refrigerated, box vans, Lutons, flat beds, tippers, drop sides, and anything you can think of.

Some people think LGV stands for Light Goods Vehicles and this allows you to drive pickup trucks and vans, with a gross vehicle weight of under 3500kg.

But did you know that you can drive up to 3500kg (3.5 tonnes) with your ordinary car driving licence – category ‘B’ entitlement.

The name HGV arrived along with the first tax disc UK and was used as a vehicle category for tax purposes. Here in the UK vehicles are taxed according to their engines, construction, fuel type, weight, emissions, and purpose or use.

Then, in 1992 we started to use the unified EU licences and vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight were classed as trucks; LGV changed from being light goods vehicles to large goods vehicles, so no difference then between HGV and LGV.

Then there is PSV. Now in Europe PSV is usually followed by Eindhoven, and means a seriously good football club. Here it means Public Service Vehicle with four types operator licences, plus special licensing rules in London.

So is that PSV standard, standard & international (Michael Caine needed that one for the getaway coach in The Italian Job) restricted, special restricted  or does your PSV need an LSP (London Service Permit).

 

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Added by Aberdeen City Council
£11.07 to £12.43 per hour, G10, Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council Job Description Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link  and the Job Profile attached. These explain the job role and the type of … Read more

Added by G4S
Aberdeen

G4S G4S is the largest secure solutions company in the world, the second largest private employer on the London Stock Exchange and one of Britain's top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in cash … Read more

Added by First Group
£15.35 per hour, Glasgow

First Group Title: Night Shift Engineer x 2 Location: Caledonia depot Salary: £15.35 per hour First Glasgow currently has vacancies available for Night Shift Engineers at the Caledonia depot. Applicants for this position should: have served a … Read more

Added by Midlothian Council
£20,494 to £21,414 per annum, Grade 4, Gorebridge

Midlothian Council Job Advert The jobholder will have sufficient proven experience in – Setting of lines and levels within Industry tolerances and specifications Laying of kerbs, slabs, drainage pipes etc. to those lines and levels Experience of … Read more

Added by First Group
From £15.35 per hour, Glasgow

First Group One of Britain's largest bus operators, we connect communities and help people to go to school, work and the shops. Every single day around 1.6 million passengers get on board our 6,400 buses. It's why … Read more

Added by Travis Perkins
Dundee

Travis Perkins A buzzing atmosphere, great benefits and plenty of opportunities for career progression – join Keyline as a Driver and share our success and good times with a hard-working, friendly bunch of people. The role You … Read more

Added by First Group
From £13.75 per hour, Blantyre

First Group Salary: £13.75 per hour Location: Blantyre One of Britain's largest bus operators, we connect communities and help people to go to school, work and the shops. Every single day around 1.6 million passengers get on … Read more