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Old 30 September 2009, 03:10   #1
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I need to get my towing license..... anyone know of a good school local to Lymington Hants?

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Old 30 September 2009, 03:31   #2
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I need to get my towing license..... anyone know of a good school local to Lymington Hants?

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Try your local independant HGV schools-lots of them offer it and you'll get a higher standard of training than you will from a normal instructor.
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Try your local independant HGV schools-lots of them offer it and you'll get a higher standard of training than you will from a normal instructor.

Most HGV Instructors have never had any formal training other than taking their HGV test, in fact a lot of the HGV instructors that I know have never even driven a lorry commercially. If you use an HGV instuctor make sure they have received futher training, and are registered with the DSA, and watch the cost, many HGV schools try and charge the same as they charge for HGV training, and try to get you to do more training than you need.
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Try this one on the south coast
www.topshamdrivertraining.co.uk
Good useful info.
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Mike - if you're going to promote your own business you might at least be up front about it (and then be invited to sign up to trade membership) rather than do it surreptitiously
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but he's not in "the trade" as such is he?
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Try your local independant HGV schools-lots of them offer it and you'll get a higher standard of training than you will from a normal instructor.
I find that hard to believe, having been out on the M27 today, the worst drivers by far were the truckers, who i'd imagine also benefitted from this superior level of training.

Why does an artic driver feel the need to overtake another, and take probably 6 miles to do so in what were appalling conditions.
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but he's not in "the trade" as such is he?
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That said JK is generally pretty understanding and I am sure for a one-off recognises that its valuable to get a helpful post anyway (although whether resuscitating 3 month old threads just to promote your own interests is helpful maybe another matter!). He could include a link in his signature anyway. Obviously if you start to profit from RIBnet even if not 'in the trade' its only reasonable that you contribute to the costs.

What I think is not acceptable is promoting your own business without declaring an interest.
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