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Help, I want to learn to drive

Help, I want to learn to drive

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As a Driving Instructor, I have several enquiries saying - Help, I want to learn to drive. So, I’ve written a blog to help people through the first steps of getting your driving license and starting to learn to drive. Step 1 apply for a Driving License [caption id="attachment_37" align="alignright" width="236"] Buy a Provisional License[/caption] Here are two links to help you apply for a driving license. You can go to your local Post Office and get a Form D1 and fill it in Yourself then Post it to the DVLA. You can also Order your license online. However, some people can start learning earlier at the age of 16 finds out more. However, be sure that you are medically fit to drive before taking lessons things such as eyesight.…
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How to maintain appropriate speed, position and control when driving a vehicle

Students Pages Training Notes to help people wanting to lean to drive
Know how to maintain appropriate speed, position and control when driving the vehicle. Now when appropriate speed, position and control when driving a vehicle. You can describe the effects the environment and weather have on the: road traffic condition speed and position. Different weather conditions will affect the amount of drip that your car has to the road surface. When driving in the rain, your stopping distance will double of what you normally need at a certain speed. When driving on the snow, your stopping distance will increase up to ten times. So if the weather conditions aren’t ideal, you must take the extra distance between you and the following car. The different weather conditions may cause people to be more cautious while driving in town. In some extreme weather…
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Car Safety Checks before driving

BTEC Level 2 Demonstrating Safe Diving
Car Safety checks before you start a journey. There is something called the cockpit check. These are the basic car safety checks that need to be done before Driving : - Door Seat Seatbelt and Mirror check If you are going for a long drive or have not driven the car for a while you will need to test the car with following safety checks: Check all your fluids such as oil, window cleaner and coolant. Check that all your lights are working properly including (headlights, taillights, indicators and stop light). To check that you stop light is working properly just ask somebody to press the pedal for you. You can park your car against the wall and push the pedal yourself. Then you can easily find out if your…
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There has been a change in speed limit fines find out how they could affect you

There has been a change in speed limit fines find out how they could affect you

Safe Driving
Have a look at the Change in Speed Limit Fines can affect you The change in speed limits come into effect from the 24th April. New powers to crack down on speeding drivers come into force next week But millions of motorists are unaware of spiralling penalties. Under the rules drivers caught for the most severe cases of speeding could be fined one and a half times their weekly take-home pay. A motorist who is earning £50,000 a year would pay up to £1,000 for travelling 41mph in a 20mph limit. There will be a cap of £2,500 for speeding on a motorway, and £1,000 on other roads. Under new rules laid out by the Sentencing Council causing a change in speed limit fines   The Information  comes from https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/offences/item/speeding-revised-2017/ Magistrates have the power to…
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Safe Road Skills and Attitudes BTEC Level One

BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Skills & Attitude, Safe Driving
Edexcel BTEC Level One Award and Certificate The qualification presents an incredible opportunity for anyone from the age of 14. To work towards a BTEC qualification Safe Road Skills and Attitudes. Even before they are legally able to drive What are Safe Road Skills and Attitudes qualifications? Our Safe Road Skills and Attitudes qualifications have been designed in partnership with the Driving Standards Agency. First of all the qualification is approved for learners aged 14+ at schools and colleges and are open to all road users. That includes car drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists or horse riders. Learners will gain an understanding of the rules of the road as set out in the Official Highway Code. Furthermore, to the impact of their attitudes and behaviour can have on other road users. Why…
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The New Driving Test Explained starts on 4th Dec

Safe Driving
On April 15th the DVSA announced the New Driving Test. Allow me to try and explain the new driving test changes in a simple manner. There are four changes to explain. Firstly, the Independent drive It has changed, Instead of about 12 minutes the Independent drive the drive will be for about 20 minutes following directions using a Sat Nav most of the time. Sometimes the examiner will give you directions following road signs. The direction by following road signs will be only given one on five tests. The Examiner will provide the Sat Nav, so you do not need to worry about buying a particular version to take the test. If you make a mistake, you will not necessarily fail so long as you follow the correct procedure to…
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