Towing a Light Trailer – Are you legal?

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When towing a trailer of any description with a car or light van, it is important for the driver to ensure that he/she is legally compliant.  There are a number…

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Driving Instructors in Dublin, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal

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The Swilly Group has announced that they are accepting applications for the position of HGV Driving Instructor and Bus Driving Instructors to work in Donegal, Cavan/Monaghan and Dublin. Established in…

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Driver CPC – End of Cycle 2

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We have now entered the final year of Cycle 2 of the Driver CPC for many bus and dual Licence holders.  The second Driver CPC cards will be issued in…

Back to School Safe Driving Tips

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  It’s that time of year again when we return to our regular routine of chaos involving school runs, football training, dancing classes and swimming lessons to name but a…

Driving Safely on Roundabouts

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A learner driver once asked his driving instructor to explain the roundabout lane rules to him.  His instructor said “It’s very simple.  “Think of the roundabout as a clock”.  “If…

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Top 5 Tips to CV Writing

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CV writing is an art in its own right. There is no such thing as one size fits all when it comes to CV writing.  No Generic CVs please! Your…

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RSA releases videos on Towing of Trailers

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The Swilly Group welcomed the release of an information booklet and a series of You Tube videos by the RSA on the regulations around towing of light trailers. The information…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviews

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Doing an interview for a new job is probably one of the most nerve wrecking things you will do in your life (up there with the Driving Test). Here are some…

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Planning Your Career

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The average person changes jobs (often careers) multiple times over his or her lifetime! Often because they have never sat down and taken the time to map out a career…

Driver CPC Training Explained

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Brian Sweeney from the Swilly Group summarises the Driver CPC Training (periodic training) requirement that bus and truck drivers must comply with in 2011.  Watch the short DVD on the…