FAQ about our LGV training courses

Obtaining an LGV license is a tricky process. That’s why Stockport LGV Training Centre are here; to make the experience as stress-free for you as possible. Here are just a few of the frequent questions that our staff get asked. It’s likely that any questions you have will be answered here but if not, just Contact Us to ask.

What do all the abbreviations mean?

As with any industry there are a range of abbreviations which aren't necessarily obvious to a learner. Initially the abbreviations seem designed to confuse you and make it harder to understand. Here is a list of a few common abbreviations to help you out.
Abbreviation Meaning Description
DoT Department of Transport The Government department that tests drivers have attained a satisfactory level of driving standard.
DSA Driving Standards Agency The regulatory body that ensures all companies and instructors of LGV tuition are competent and fit to do so.
DVLA The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency The Government department responsible for issuing you with a provisional and, hopefully, a full LGV driving licence.
HGV Heavy Goods Vehicle The old abbreviation for trucks and lorries.
LGV Large Goods Vehicle The new abbreviation for trucks and lorries.

For advice you can trust, speak to our experienced team today

Where is Stockport LGV Training Centre based?

Based in Stockport, next to the M60 junction 27 and only 6 miles from Manchester City Centre, customers come from all over the North West including Ashton-under-Lyne, Denton, Hyde to Buxton and the High Peak to Warrington and Liverpool, not forgetting Northwich, Middlewich and Chester. We do cover Europe having had customers from France, Spain and Malta!

Find the right LGV and HGV training for you at Stockport LGV Training Centre

Visit 36 Sandy Lane, Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire, SK5 7NZ

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