A Study Manual of Professional Competence in Road Haulage: A Complete Study Course for the OCR CPC Examination

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Kogan Page Publishers, 2007 - Trucking - 439 pages
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This latest edition of a well-established and highly respected manual provides a comprehensive course of study for anyone taking the Oxford Cambridge and RSA (OCR) Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) examination. With all the information presented in a highly accessible format, this book is effectively a complete study course, ideal for use as a self-teaching aid.

Updated to account for EU and UK legislative changes, this twelfth edition includes typical case study scenarios used in the examination, and sample questions and answers.

It is also essential reading for anyone employed in, or wishing to enter, the road freight transport and distribution industries as well as transport supervisors and managers who want to brush up on their knowledge.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Requirements for professional competence
3
CPC syllabus
5
EU Directive list of subjects Annex Iand OCR syllabus units
15
The official examination
17
PART 1 Civil law
20
PART 2 Commercial law
42
PART 3 Social law
54
PART 6 Access to the market
190
PART 7 Technical standards and aspects of operation
242
PART 8 Road safety
340
APPENDIX I Typical examination questions
397
APPENDIX II Answers to typical examination questions
415
APPENDIX III OCR case study scenarios and specimen marks
417
APPENDIX IV Sample questions for the international examination Unit 6
428
Index
431

PART 4 Fiscal law
122
PART 5 Business and financial management
141

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About the author (2007)

David Lowe has been actively involved in the road transport industry for many years and is an experienced consultant and freelance writer. Well respected in the industry, particularly for his involvement with training for the CPC exam, he is the author of many transport books including The Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook and The Pocket Guide to LGV Drivers' Hours and Tachograph Law.

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