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Low Speed Manoeuvring Control

Clutch Control – use the clutch to control the speed of the car (uphill) Set the gas – clutch at the biting point to hold the car still Set the gas – clutch up a little past the biting point to move the car slowly Set the gas – clutch up more to increase speed […]

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Cockpit Drill & Controls

Cockpit Drill Door ——— properly shut – drivers responsibility Seat ———- comfortable position, able to reach controls and clear view adjust seat base, height, rake, head restraint Steering —- unobstructed movement – adjust height & reach Seatbelt —- legal requirement, not twisted, feeds back Mirrors – —-main mirror – rear view- looks closer, anti-dazzle side […]

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HAZARD GAME

Be observant while driving, call out: – • Hazards in the road ahead. • When there are many hazards, Prioritize hazards. • Call out the main hazards (the hazards that will affect you the most) A Hazard is an avoidable danger or risk. (anything that may cause you to change speed or direction) Play the […]

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SPEED LIMIT GAME

Be observant while driving, • Every time the speed limit changes – call out the speed limit – check your speed. • Every time you turn into a new road – call out the speed limit – check your speed. Play the speed limit game to improve your speed awareness.

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Rural roads

Hazards on rural roads • Sharp bends • Slippery road surface • Flooded roads • Pot holes • Debris in the road • High hedgerows • Narrow roads • Pedestrians in the road • Wild animals in the road • Farm animals in the road • Horses and riders in the road • Slow moving […]

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Turning right safely

When turning right, give way to oncoming traffic. When you turn it’s your responsibility to make sure it’s safe. Safe means you can turn without causing any other road user to change speed or direction. If the car in front of you turns right, this does not mean it is safe to turn. Do not […]