Essential Reading

If you’re learning to drive a minibus, bus, or coach then it’s important that you are well prepared for the theory and classroom based modules, as you will need to complete these before you are allowed to start your practical training. Threfore we recommend the following material to help you pass the Module 1 theory tests and the Module 2 case study test.

Module 1 Theory Test Books

The Official DSA Theory Test for Drivers of Large Vehicles 2012

The Official DSA Theory Test for Drivers of Large Vehicles 2012
This is the latest 2012 edition of this best-selling theory test book by the Driving Standards Agency and it includes every official revision question with the full DSA explanation to help you fully understand the answer. The theory test isn’t just about the Highway Code and this book covers all topics ranging from vehicle weights and dimensions to drivers’ hours. If you want to pass your theory test first time then this book will be of great use and is essential reading to prepare you for the multiple choice section. The book also contains expert advice on what to expect on the day. You can get this book for only £10.55 with free delivery on Amazon.co.uk.

 

The Official DSA Guide to Hazard Perception

The Official DSA Guide to Hazard Perception
The second part of the Theory Test is a hazard perception test and this interactive DVD uses official Driving Standards Agency video clips to help increase awareness of potential hazards, test recognition and response to hazards in real time and it will prepare you fully for the theory and practical. As it’s interactive it will provide feedback on your performance so you can be 100% ready and confident when you take your theory test. This will cost you £9.22.

 

Module 2 Case Study Test Books

Driver CPC: The Official DSA Guide for Professional Bus and Coach Drivers

Driver CPC: The Official DSA Guide for Professional Bus and Coach Drivers<
The second module is based on real life situations you may encounter in your job as a professional PSV driver and this book focuses on the case studies section provides essential guidance on the subject areas that will be tested in the case studies module, including two official examples. It also provides guidance on the practical demonstration of module 4. clearly describing what drivers will be tested on in the practical demonstration test and how they will be tested. This official guide was prepared in close consultation with industry experts such as GoSkills, First Group, Arriva and East London Bus Group, so it is up-to-date with current industry thinking.This book is available on Amazon.co.uk for only £6.99 with free delivery.

 

The Official DSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches

The Official DSA Guide to Driving Buses and Coaches
We would recommend buy all these books and DVDs as they will make the whole process of getting your PSV licence a lot easier but if you are only going to buy one book then make it this one. This official book by the DSA explains the standards required to pass the PSV/PCV test and is packed with expert advice to help all PCV drivers become safer on the road. This book is a must have and is priced at only £9.45.