Advanced Driving Skills

Avoiding Accidents in Rush Hour

Avoiding accidents at any time is a good idea. But in ‘rush hour,’ traffic accidents are much more common than at other times of the day. In modern terms however they’re more likely to be described as traffic incidents. Accidents are chance occurrences, incidents are avoidable. They happen because people are not paying attention. The […]

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Driving Through Bends

If a driver is ever to leave a country road and end up in a ditch, you can almost guarantee that it’s the result of poor cornering technique. It is quite possible to maintain good progress when driving through bends. You just need to follow some basic rules and plan the approach to drive through

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Overtaking on Country Roads

Overtaking is a skill that is rarely taught as learners progress through their driving lessons. Most novices never reach speeds or drive on the type of roads where overtaking would be necessary; and as overtaking is unlikely to happen during a driving test, then why would an instructor bother to teach it? No surprise then

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