Check That Car Or You Won’t Get Far!

When you go for your Practical Test, the Test Examiner will ask you two things, “Tell Me” or “Show Me” about the car.  If you answer incorrectly, then you will incur a minor fault on your test score. There are certain procedures you should always carry out on a car before using it, for your safety and that of others, …

Simon CalvertCheck That Car Or You Won’t Get Far!

Don’t Get Carried Away When Driving On the Carriageway!

You must discipline yourself when driving on carriageways and remember the simple rules of think and look, then mirror, signal manoeuvre! Lane Discipline When you are driving along and need to change lanes, first look into your mirrors to check any blind spots, then make sure you have time and space to move out without causing other drivers to swerve …

Simon CalvertDon’t Get Carried Away When Driving On the Carriageway!

It’s Not All Black & White When Driving On The Roads!

The one thing you must learn on the roads are the lines and markings, and exactly what they mean.  The lines are always white to be seen easily at night or in bad weather, and markings are made using different coloured studs, which are all explained below.

Simon CalvertIt’s Not All Black & White When Driving On The Roads!

Think Bike – Be Aware When They Are There!

On the roads today, there are more pedal cyclists due to people wanting to get fit, and trying to help the environment by not using cars to drive to work. In a city such as Leeds, there are many University students who also use bicycles, so you have to learn to think bike. There are also motorcyclists to be aware …

Simon CalvertThink Bike – Be Aware When They Are There!

Keep A Level Head When Using Level Crossings!

What is a level crossing?  It is where a road has to cross railway tracks or tramlines to allow you to carry on your journey safely.  In an ideal world, where a railway track has been laid through an existing roadway, a tunnel could be built under the track or a ring road over it.  But these measures only take …

Simon CalvertKeep A Level Head When Using Level Crossings!