Essential driving techniques, including manoeuvring and defensive driving suitable for a learner drivers, supervising drivers and experienced drivers.
The advice is intended to supplement guidance from a driving instructor or refresh the skills perhaps forgotten which will help you to stay safe on our roads.
Moving Off is a very simple procedure that we as drivers will have to do on numerous occasions within every journey.
Clutch control or holding the clutch pedal partially engaged (down) may be necessary when manoeuvring at slow speed and good clutch control only comes with practice.
A junction is a point where two or more roads meet and vary greatly in layout, view and complexity.
Very simply, roundabouts allow traffic from different roads to merge or cross as any junction, but without necessarily stopping.
As a driver we tend to notice an assortment of signals from road users that may not be correct, generally because drivers are unaware of what they should be doing.
In a car park, do you reverse into a parking space and drive out? Reversing into the space provides you with several advantages.
This makes use of the vehicle's manoeuvrability in reverse gear to park in a restricted space.
A Turn in the Road is more fondly known as a 'three point turn' by more experienced drivers.
Eco style of driving is recognised as a proven contributory factor in improving road safety whist also reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
We tend to know the more common emergency services, police, fire and ambulance but others such as coast guard, bomb disposal and blood transfusion services also use blue lights.
An emergency stop is not something you should have to do on a regular basis when driving.