Despite what most people think, having a driving licence is not all you need to be a driver. In order to be a driver who transports goods or passengers for a living you need to have a PrDP license. This is a licence that you hold in addition to your standard licence and it makes you legally eligible to transport goods or passengers. Having a PrDP can open a lot of doors. Having only a standard driving licence limits your ability to take on jobs since many driving jobs will inevitably require a PrDP licence. The procedure for getting a PrDP is relatively simple and it is a small investment to make in yourself and your career as a driver. Just think of all the jobs you will be able to take on with your new PrDP. The sky is the limit! Now you may be wondering what the requirements for qualifying for a PrDP are. First off, you need to have a valid driving licence for the type of vehicle you want a PrDP for and you will need to be certified as medically fit by a doctor. The reasons for this are fairly logic. You already need to be able to drive the vehicle that you intend to transport people or goods in and you need to be healthy so that there is little chance of you having a medical emergency behind the wheel. You will also need to have a clean criminal record check for offences such as driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Additionally, you may never have had your driving licence suspended or been convicted of a criminal offence. The reasoning behind this is that a driver who is responsible for the lives of others on the road needs to be a responsible person who knows how to behave themselves. Now that you know what you need to qualify, all you need to do is go your local licencing department with all the relevant documentation and your small fee. Then all that’s left to do is wait for the jobs to come pouring in with your shiny new PrDP in hand.