A Driving Instructor's Blog

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

March 18th 2020

Anita

ON YOUR DRIVING LESSON The Driving Instructor will ask you to take a few extra precautionary measures during your on-road driving lesson to keep YOU and THEMSELVES safe: You will be asked to have ensured that you have: Washed your...
GUIDANCE FROM DVSA RE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19):

March 17th 2020

Anita

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Please do not bring your pupil to their test if you or your pupil feel unwell. We are emailing anyone...
Motorists have ONE MINUTE to react to smart motorway speed limits

February 1st 2020

Anita

There has been a lot of controversy this week with the Panorama BBC Programme despite Motorways being the safest roads to drive on.  The following article explains the 'time delay' from when driving underneath a gantry to the camera becoming...
Adult Occupant Protection – Euro NCAP Ratings

January 10th 2020

Anita

The Adult Occupant Protection score is determined from frontal impact, side impact and whiplash tests, which are carried out to evaluate the protection of adult driver and passengers offered by the vehicle. Some interesting information on Adult Occupant Protection Scores...
Motorhome Training – J Glover

October 24th 2019

Anita

TESTIMONIAL: At the start of my training I was really nervous, having no previous driver training other than passing my driving test, so thought it would be like having a driving test!  But far from it, as it didn't feel...
ROAD WORTHINESS REPORT – An interesting read!

August 11th 2019

Anita

The following research has been sent to me which can be found at the link below - it is an extremely comprehensive report too!  The report is covering all types of 'roadworthiness' such as: 36% of drivers haven't looked at...
VISIT TO HIGHWAYS ENGLAND IN QUINTON

May 12th 2019

Anita

Wow! Just look how many screens are displayed all in one go!  Also, wind and pollution levels are also checked on a regular basis and then the speed limits are changed accordingly.  Spectacular stuff - highly recommend a visit to...
VISIT TO HIGHWAYS ENGLAND IN QUINTON

May 12th 2019

Anita

Visited Highways England today with a group of other ADI's.  Fantastic presentation and highlights the excellent job they all do.  Highways England have set up a 'Drivinghub.co.uk' for Driving Instructors, Learner Drivers, Parents, and links to an APP via the...
Campervan Training – C Laxton

May 7th 2019

Anita

TESTIMONIAL:  Highlighted lots of useful vehicle safety tips. Excellent teaching on manoeuvring and very easy to understand - thanks Anita!  
How old is too old? Friday 18 January, 2019

January 18th 2019

Anita

Source:  ADI News Friday 18 January 2019 The Duke of Edinburgh made headlines after being involved in a crash near the Queen’s Sandringham estate where he was behind the wheel. The incident has since sparked discussions over Prince Philip continuing...