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 North Ayrshire Council
£24,393.70 to £26,595.60 per annum, Grade 7, Kilwinning

North Ayrshire Council Role Profile READVERTISEMENT OF NAY03823 ROLE DEFINITION To assist in the maintenance of the Council's fleet of public utility vehicles and plant and also non fleet vehicles or plant inspected or maintained by the authority. … Read more

Added by Travis Perkins
Broxburn

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, Glasgow

First Group Title: Rota-Shift Mechanic Location: Scotstoun Depot Reporting to: Depot Engineering Manager Closing Date: 20th July 2018 First Glasgow currently has a vacancy for a Rota-Shift Mechanic at our Scotstoun depot. Applicants for this position should: … 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