Planning your practice sessions

 A planned approach to learning is essential, especially in the early stages. Each lesson should be matched to your needs and abilities. There are no short cuts to becoming a safe driver.If you wish to buy driving lessons template ,please let us know the name of the skill and stage of driver licencing you are preparing  ,or book for driving lesson the templates will be provided to you for free

Your practice sessions will need to cover the following:

 

Pre-driving checks:

  • Checking that the vehicle is safe.

Cockpit drills:

  • Knowing the controls, where and when to use them, and how they work.

Getting going:

  • signals
  • moving off straight ahead
  • stopping
  • steering
  • moving off at an angle
  • gear changing
  • intersections
  • cornering
  • negotiating steep gradients
  • overtaking
  • town driving
  • rural driving
  • motorway driving
  • making an emergency stop
  • night driving.

Manoeuvres:

  • reversing
  • moving off uphill
  • moving off downhill
  • three-point turns
  • parking (parallel and angle).

Observation:

  • 2-, 4- and 12-second rules
  • hazard identification
  • zones of vision.

Seeing, thinking and acting:

  • seeing road hazards
  • thinking about what might happen
  • acting in time to remain safe.

Automotive dynamics – how the vehicle reacts:

  • when cornering
  • when braking
  • on ice
  • in wet weather
  • on different road surfaces

You should also learn how to handle driving emergencies (such as breakdowns and situations requiring first aid).

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How do our students fare? Most people who take our Package lessons pass their driver's license test(updated 2017):

Type of Licence

Pass Rate

Full standard 100%
Overseas conversion 100%
Restricted license 98%
Heavy vehicle 100%
Motorbike 100%
 

 

 
 
 

 

  
 
 
 
 
 
 

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