44 WOODLANDS WAY
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DATE OF BIRTH 15 SEPTEMBER 1950
1965 - 68 Apprentice Motor Mechanic
A S Ward, Transport Contractors, Hockley
1968 73 Able Seaman Gunnery Branch
1973 91 Long Distance Lorry Driver
All work transport related, working with mini-vans to 38 ton vehicles
With loads of all types.
Spent 4 years as an elected Shop Steward.
Between 1985 86 worked as an Owner Driver gaining more experience of transport management.
1991 97 Consultant in Driver Education
Driving Standards Agency
1982 Approved Motor Cycle Instructor
1991 Institute of Advanced Motorists - Car
1993 R T I T B Fork Lift Truck Operator - Reach
1993 R T I T B Fork Lift Truck Operator - Counter Balance
Road Haulage Operations
1980 National Examinations Board of Supervisory Studies
Certificate in Transport
International Road Haulage Operations
1994 The Associated Examining Board of Driving Instructions Association
RoSPA Advanced Drivers Associations Diploma
The Institute of Advanced Motorists
Driving Instructors Association DIAmond Advanced Instructor
The Guild of Experienced Motorists
The Lorry Driver of the Year Association
Association of Industrial Road Safety Officers
Institute of Heavy Goods Vehicles Driving Instructors
Birmingham Advanced Motorist Group Affiliated to
Institute of Advanced Motorists - Chairman - 1997-Present
Birmingham Truck Driver of the Year - Chairman - 1996-1998
Birmingham Truck Driver of the Year - Secretary - 1998-Present
The Royal Naval Association
The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Gunnery Association
Submariners, Royal Navy and Royal Marines Nautical Club
Austin Cambridge/Westminster Club
The British Amateur Weightlifters Association
All activities have been conducted for a range of well-known clients including Ponsonby Ltd, Tooles Transport, Flights Travel Group, RoSPA, Jaguar Cars, Defensive Driver Training and Institute of Advanced Motorists.
Interests (both work and non-work)lie with cars, trucks and motorcycles, both in their technical development and with the design and implementation of relevant consultancy/training programmes.
I will be pleased to provide references as required.