The Different Types of Road Users

The Different Types of Road Users

BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Skills & Attitude, Safe Driving
The Different Types of Road Users Today while I was driving and teaching I started to think about the different Types of Road Users.  So how much would it cost to use them? Initially, I came up with Pedestrians Cycles and Cars So, I have created this blog to discuss the Different Types of Road Users we have available, the different expenses and why we would use these different types. I would be interested if readers would add comments to see if they agree or disagree with me. Being a Pedestrian is cheap but takes time travel from one place to another. Cycling is a little bit more expensive because you need to buy a bike however there is still a limit as to how far you can travel in…
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What do you need to think about to be sure you be safe to drive

What do you need to think about to be sure you be safe to drive

BTEC Level 1 Award - Safe Road Skills & Attitude, Safe Driving
 Are you fit to drive? Firstly look at what need to consider when thinking, am I fit to Drive? The minimum eyesight requirement that needs to be meet so you are fit to drive. The Highway Code says you must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate from 20 meters. (Highway Code 92). Should your eyesight drop below this requirement you must inform the DVLA. When you are over 70 years old you are recommended to talk to your doctor before you sign a medical disclaimer saying you are fit to drive   Medical Conditions Now let's talk about other medical conditions which can change and affect your ability to drive so you know you are fit to drive. There are several Neurological conditions or brain…
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