now you can drive on your own at last. But it doesn't stop there; this is just the beginning.... Getting your own car will give you the independence you need. Statistics show that new drivers are more likely to have an accident in the first two years of passing their test than at any other time in their driving career. For a new driver, the cost of insurance can be sky high. The reason for this is not down to age it is basically down to the lack of driving experience. This is where PASS PLUS comes in - Saving you money on your first years insurance
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 part is a practical session covering the different features of driving in a town, such as complex junctions and public transport.
You'll focus on:
This 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:
You'll also look at skidding, and:
This module looks at the main differences between town and country driving:observing the road ahead
It focuses especially on being aware and showing consideration for:
It also covers the correct use of a horn, coping with mud and debris on the road and how to use passing places.
This covers the important parts of driving at night, dawn and dusk. You'll learn about:the importance of using headlights correctly
Dual carriageways are high speed roads where the two carriageways are separated by a central reservation. You'll need to have particular skills, including:
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: