Your best defence for driving safely is clues to what might happen next and giving yourself time and space to deal with them
Your Driving Test The number of ways today’s learner drivers can fail has multiplied greatly since their parents took their driving tests – and contrary to what our elders and betters like to tell us, the test hasn’t got easier. The high density of traffic on the roads today, complicated traffic systems plus the … Continue reading How to pass your Driving Test
You can take your driving test in your own car rather than your driving instructor’s. It must meet some basic rules and standards, as well as some things fitted.
Let other drivers and riders understand what our visual limitations are when we are driving or riding.
Please stay courteous and allow people to do things on the road but beware of flashing and being flashed!
Make sure you understand peoples intentions and that it is safe to proceed. Don't just blindly react and go!
As we start to learn a new physical and technical skill such as driving or riding a motorcycle we go through several stages of understanding and ability to perform the new skill. We adapt.
The fight or flight instinct is still with us today -also known as blind panic!
The Basics of starting off... Start the Car! There are checks and adjustments you should make before starting the engine or moving off. Ensuring the handbrake is on, adjusting your seating and mirrors. Before pulling away you should also ensure it is safe to do so by all round observations. These will be covered in … Continue reading How to drive a manual car
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) enhanced rider scheme lets motorcyclist have their riding skills checked by a DVSA approved trainer to help them
These links can give you some great information and what to expect when you are ready for your test.