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Driving etiquette.

• It is polite to wave, thanks to drivers for giving way • Wave to acknowledge the thanks. • Give way to oncoming traffic when the obstruction is your side of the road. • Give way to uphill traffic. • On single track roads pull in to a passing space on the left to...

Flashing Headlights

Flashing headlights is used to alert other drivers of your presence. If another car is flashing their headlights when you are waiting to pull out. This does not mean it is safe to pull out. It is your responsibility to make sure it is safe. Never wave a car out. Do...

Cockpit check

• Door • Seat • Steering • Seatbelt • Mirrors Doors – closed properly – legal responsible of the driver Seat – adjust – height, rake, headrest, reach to peddles (reach clutch peddle all the way down without stretching) Steering – adjust reach & height Seatbelt –...

MIRROR, SIGNAL, MANOEUVRE

M.S.M MIRROR, SIGNAL, MANOEUVRE M.S.M is the basic routine for driving. Break down M.S.M. Into 5 steps MANOEUVRE= POSITION, SPEED, LOOK = M.S.P.S.L. MIRROR SIGNAL POSITION SPEED LOOK

Signal when necessary

Signal before you change direction. Signal your intention in good time to allow other road users time to react. Don’t signal too early. This can be misleading. Before signalling, consider this:- • Is your signal misleading? • Is your signal helpful? • Misleading –...

Effective use of mirrors

Use mirrors well before:- • Changing speed • Changing direction • Signalling Main mirror – change speed Side mirror – change direction All mirrors & blind spot – moving off Mirrors are used in pairs Main & right – moving right Main & left – moving left...