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What do truck drivers do?

  • manoeuvre vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • load and unload vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
  • make regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
  • estimate weights to comply with load limitations and ensure safe distribution of weight
  • ensure goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
  • verify loading documents, check condition of goods and obtain certification of deliveries

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