Driving around a town The first module has two parts.It begins with an introduction to Pass Plus, explaining the course aims and the skills and knowledge to be covered. The second parta practical session covering the different features of
Driving in a town, Such as complex junctions and public transport.You'll focus on:observation, judgement and awareness eye contact consideration for vulnerable road users showing caution keeping space around your car All weather drivingThis module will be covered as much as possible in a practical session. You’ll focus on correct speed,safe stopping distances,plus seeing and being seen in:rain sleet, snow and ice mist and fog bright sunshineYou’ll also look at skidding,and:what causes skids how to prevent skids correcting slow-speedskids braking on poor surfaces aqua planing
Driving in the countryside This module looks at the main differences between town and country driving :observing the road a head headmaking progress safely bends, hills, uneven roads and dead ground keeping a safe distance from the vehicle ahead safe overtaking focuses especially on being aware and showing consideration for: pedestrians, horse riders and animals in the road farm entrances slow moving vehicles It also covers the correct use of a horn,coping with mud and debris on the road and how to use passing places.
Driving at night This covers the important parts of driving at night,dawn and dusk.You'll learn about: the importance of using headlights correctly adjusting to the dark judging speed and distance the correct use of lights and keeping them clean dealing with dazzle hard-to-see road users parking issues
Driving on dual carriageways Dual carriageways are high speed roads where the two carriageways are separated by a central reservation.You’ll need to have particular skills, including:effective observation, using your mirrors and checking blind spots judgement and planning ahead separation distancesjoining and leaving a dual carriageway overtaking and lane discipline the correct use of SPEED DRIVING
On motorways This should be a practical session If possible.If there is no motorway nearby,it will be covered in a theory session. You should drive on a motorway as soon as you can afterwards so you can put the theory into practice.The topics covered include: journey planning joining and leaving a motorway, and using slip roads
Safe speeds In different circumstances effective observation signs,signals and markings overtaking and lane discipline courtesy to other road users
Motorway fatigue Breakdown proceduresuse of lights, including hazard warning lights debris on the carriageway crosswinds
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