When you’re learning to drive, there are many manoeuvres that can be hard to master. Three-point turns, the rules of roundabouts and getting to grips with clutch control can all prove tricky.However, there’s one manoeuvre that many learner drivers cite as the one they find most hard to get right – and that’s reversing around a corner.If you’re learning to drive and you’re looking for some step by step tips on how to reverse around a corner successfully, read on…
With so many driving instructors out there promising ‘expert tuition’ and ‘the cheapest lessons around’, it’s getting harder and harder for the very best to stand out from the crowd. So what should you be looking for in a good driving instructor?
Having a sound knowledge of the Highway Code is an essential part of learning to drive. If you want to be successful in passing your test and gain some independence on the road, it’s really important that you are familiar with all the different road signs.By getting to grips with what each sign means, you’ll not only increase your chances of success in the driving test, but you’ll also be well on your way to being a safer, more confident driver.Of course, being familiar with the various road signs isn’t only important for new drivers, more experienced motorists should also remember to revise their road signs from time to time.Let’s take a look at some of the most important road signs in Britain, to help you make sure that you’re up to speed with the meaning of the various shapes and symbols.
Each year, 3500 people are killed on the UK's roads. New drivers are involved in up to 1 in 7 vehicle accidents causing injury or fatalities. For this reason, the Government introduced the Hazard Perception Test as part of the UK driving test in the belief that it would help to reduce the amount of road deaths and injuries occurring each year.Here we look at 3 reasons why the Hazard Perception Test is such an important consideration for learner drivers.
The roundabout. To some a tool to ease traffic flow and increase road safety, to others a thing of nightmares.For those who see a roundabout sign and get into a cold sweat, rest assured that you are not alone and a roundabout really isn’t as scary as you might think.
Learning to drive and passing your test is up there as one of the most stressful things in life you can do. But the rewards can be significant.Mobility equals independence and becoming a competent driver opens a world of possibilities from job opportunities to leisure time. With dozens of driving lessons behind you, here is the chance to put it all into practice, impress the examiner and grab that glory.So, in no particular order, here are seven tips to help you pass that test.
Whether you’re seventeen or seventy-seven, learning to drive is never an easy task. Being taught how to manoeuvre a vehicle whilst simultaneously taking in the rules of the road can be confusing, and being bombarded with so much information all at once can make things difficult to remember.There are also the initial nerves of sitting behind the wheel for the very first time, and being under such pressure isn’t exactly conducive to learning. Nevertheless, learning to drive can be an incredibly rewarding experience, and we’ve compiled a list of five tips to help you get ready to take your test and get rid of your L-plates once and for all.
Michelin have commissioned a report by Road Safety Analysis, canvassing the reaction to the proposals suggested in the Department for Transport’s Green Paper on improving safety for young drivers. What’s been interesting is that in some aspects young drivers have shown themselves to be far more concerned with safety than the typical stereotype of the reckless, over-confident teen behind the wheel would suggest.
Like most areas of London, Battersea has its own unique selection of challenges and hazards to be aware of when it comes to learning to drive on the busy city streets. Of course, most driving instructors Battersea plays host to will be well-versed in the area and deliver excellent safety standards, but it is nonetheless important to understand a few of the key locations in terms of what to be on the lookout for.
There is of course a logical process to becoming a driving instructor in terms of becoming certified and moving into business, but perhaps more important still are a few key considerations that must be made along the way. So, if you’re among the millions with dreams of becoming the most successful driving instructor London has ever been privileged with, be sure to address the following before making your final moves: