Downloads & lesson Topics

General

First Lesson – Useful things to know.
Just little pointers and things to remember that’ll help you.

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The process for learning to drive.
The process for learning to drive explained. What happens, how it happens; all that good stuff.

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Road Signs.
The Highway Code road signs courtesy of www.gov.uk.

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Know Your Road Signs.
Know Your Road Signs 144 page booklet courtesy of www.gov.uk.

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About a car

How a car works
A document describing how a car works. Find out how the engine, clutch, manual and automatic gearboxes work. Don’t worry, it’s for someone who knows nothing but needs a working knowledge.

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Horses, Gears why when.
This describes the relationship between the engine and gears, why and when you would pick the gears in general driving.

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Show Me Tell Me questions.
This document lists the questions you will be asked on the driving test, how to answer them, and how to perform the tasks on my car.

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Skills

How to read the road.
A description of how to read the road by using mirrors and anticipating.

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How to read traffic.
Not sure where people are going? Frightened to enter roundabouts because there’s so much traffic?
Indicators are what most people rely on but they’re unreliable at best, there are multiple tricks and tips that you can use to work out where people are going.
Contained within are the skills every driver needs, read this document and learn how to read traffic.

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Driving routine IPSGA
Learn about the routine we use for driving. I’ve taken what I learned in ‘Roadcraft – The Police drivers handbook’, applied it to the learner driver and produced guidance for you to refer to. You’ll be using it your lessons so you may as well know about it!

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Engine Foot and Terrain Braking
A document explaining how to use the world around us to slow a vehicle.

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Theory knowledge you need to know – some documents are narrated in the helpful videos section

The Priority System
Ever wonder who should go first when vehicles meet? Wonder no more dear friend, this document explains the priority system.

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Thinking and Stopping distances.
The thinking and stopping distances and a way to remember them for the theory test.

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Use of Speed and Limit Points
Learn about what examiners are looking for and how to use Limit Points to help you.

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Pedestrian Crossings.
This is the different crossings explained to aid with the Theory Test and how to deal with them from a drivers point of view.

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Dealing with traffic lights and crossroads.
Document explaining all about traffic lights, crossroads and how to deal with them.

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One way roads
A document to explain how to spot and deal with one way roads.

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Meeting Traffic
This document tells you how to deal with road users when you meet them. Who should go first? What are the common problems people have on the driving test? Learn from the mistakes of previous students and myself! Armed with this knowledge, you will be better prepared for the test.

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How to read road signs general rules.
A document to explain how to read road signs general rules, what’s on them and how to follow them.

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How to read road signs roundabouts.
A document to explain how to read road signs on roundabouts, what’s on them and how to follow them.

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How to read road signs example of following signs.
A document to explain how to read road signs and example of following signs, what’s on them and how to follow them.

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How to read road signs queens roundabout.
A document to explain how to read road signs on queens roundabout, what’s on them and how to follow them.

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Manoeuvres – Also see the helpful videos section!

Parallel Park.
The Parallel Park manoeuvre described.

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Turn In The Road.
This describes the process for the Turn In The Road manoeuvre.

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Bay Park.
The reversing into a bay process explained.

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Left Reverse.
The left reverse manoeuvre explained.

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Right Reverse.
The right reverse manoeuvre explained.

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The Driving Test

Things you need to know about the driving test
Relax it’s just a driving test!

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How to beat driving test nerves and anxiety
A guide to controlling your emotions rather than allowing your emotions to control you

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Lesson plans

Cockpit Drill lesson plan.
This lesson plan breaks down the core components of the process of setting up your car.

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Main Controls lesson plan.
This lesson plan summarises the areas you need to know about for the controls of the car.

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Moving away and stopping lesson plan.
This is the lesson plan for initially moving the car and stopping it again.

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