Warwick Driving Course Details

Warwick Driving Course Details

Town Driving

This is a practical session concentrating on observation,  judgement and awareness eye contact, being cautious, but not unnecessarily   hesitant, keeping space around the car, multi-lane junctions and unusual   roundabouts, over – and underpasses, bus and cycle lanes.

All Weather Driving

This may be a theory session. The aim will be to   discuss safe driving in extreme weather and road conditions. Topics will   include: seeing and being seen, using appropriate lights, safe speed and    distances, anticipation, causes and how to correct skids.

Rural and Out – of Town Driving

This will be a practical session   featuring driving on all types of rural roads endeavouring to include:- bends,   hills and uneven

road surfaces, safe overtaking. Observation and making progress safely, with   emphasis on: Farm entrances, animals and slow moving vehicles, mud on road,   sharp bends, use of horn/lights.

Night Driving

This will take place after lighting – up time. It will   cover: the correct use of lights, seeing and being seen familiarisation of   reflective signs, markings, etc. judging speed and distance of self and others,   adjusting to dusk and dawn (theory) being prepared for pedestrians and cyclists.

Dual Carriageway and Motoring Driving

Topics include:- effective   observation and use of mirrors/blind spots joining, and leaving carriageways   judgement and planning safe distances, overtaking and safe speeds in different   circumstances, signs, signals and road markings.