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About the Author
David Lowe is a freelance writer well known in the road transport industry, particularly for his involvement with training for the professional competence examinations. Formerly he was an independent transport consultant and regular contributor to the transport press, and is the author of many transport books, including The Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook, The Dangerous Goods Safety Manual, A Guide to the LGV Driving Licence, Driving Test and Theory Test, The European Bus and Coach Handbook, The European Road Freighting Handbook, and Goods Vehicle Costing and Pricing Handbook.
Mr Lowe's previous experience includes:
Over 50 years' experience in road haulage and own-account transport - at one time as an owner-driver haulier. From British Road Services trainee in 1952 to own-account fleet management in food distribution in 1966.
Staff writer on Commercial Motor from 1968 specialising in transport legislation, operational and management issues.
First edition of the highly successful Transport Manager's Handbook, the so-called transport manager's 'bible', published in 1970.
Freelance writer from 1972, contributing to most UK transport journals and many other publications including the Financial Times, Management Today, Logistics Focus and The Director.
Books by Author
David Lowe, Clive Pidgeon
A comprehensive guide of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operators.
Published: February 2019, Paperback,
David Lowe, Clive Pidgeon
Get comprehensive coverage of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operators from the only expansive book in the market
Published: February 2018, Paperback,
A Study Manual of Professional Competence in Road Haulage provides a complete resource for anyone taking the Oxford Cambridge and RSA CPC examination for national and international road haulage.
Published: May 2010, Paperback,
Up-to-date with the latest regulatory changes, The Professional LGV Driver's Handbook is the only training manual that covers the LGV theory test, the practical driving test and the EU Driver CPC requirements…
Published: November 2008, Paperback,
The revised edition of this highly successful book continues to help guide candidates of the CPC examinations. Certificate of Professional Competence is an invaluable self-examination guide that will enhance…
Published: December 2004, Paperback,
A dictionary of all the generic terms, jargon, abbreviations and management buzzwords, to say nothing of legal terms and definitions associated with freight transport and logistics operations. This Dictionary…
Published: January 2002, Paperback,