Approaching Crossroads Video

Video Translation Okay, so we are approaching the crossroads now on a minor road, and we are going to go straight ahead, we are going to follow the road ahead So, we are going to check our mirrors, centre and right, check it's safe behind.  We don't need to signal because we are going to go ahead, so we will ...
Simon CalvertApproaching Crossroads Video

Parallel Parking Video

Video Translation Okay, so we are going to prepare the car, really good look around, through all of our blind spots, and then we are going to move off, and position the car about 1 metre away from the other vehicle, making sure we are parallel, okay? So, before we start, we are going to check our centre mirror, and ...
Simon CalvertParallel Parking Video

Turn in The Road (3 Point Turn) Video

Video Translation Okay, some people do call it the three point turn, but it does not necessarily have to be done in three.  Okay?  We are going to prepare the car, finding the biting point, having a really good look around, through all the blind spots, making sure there are no traffic coming or any pedestrians. Releasing the handbrake, once ...
Simon CalvertTurn in The Road (3 Point Turn) Video

Bay Parking Video

Video Translation "The Bay Park Exercise, so, the bay we are going to use, is the one at the end of the green bit of the hedge, okay? We are going to go back in reverse.  Have a really good look around for pedestrians and make sure there are no other road users about. We are going to slowly reverse ...
Simon CalvertBay Parking Video

Extra Driving Lessons With Your Parents As Your Instructor? – Read On!

Drive Dynamics have joined many other driving schools in supporting the Government to help assist our young drivers to become safe drivers on the roads, by adding a new driving course to their existing choices, but this one is different! Many parents worry about their children when they learn to drive, because although they recognise the fact they need to …

Simon CalvertExtra Driving Lessons With Your Parents As Your Instructor? – Read On!

Steering A Car At Anytime? – Only At 10 To 2 or Quarter To 3!

As you will learn from your driving instructor from Drive Dynamics, the correct way to hold your steering wheel is with your hands on the wheel in the position of clock hands at 10 to 2, or some people prefer a quarter to 3. You should be relaxed, and place your thumbs flat on the steering wheel as you hold …

Simon CalvertSteering A Car At Anytime? – Only At 10 To 2 or Quarter To 3!

Emergency Vehicle Coming – What Do I Do?

Many people think that emergency vehicles are just those belonging to the Fire Service, the Police and the Ambulance Service, but there are Mountain Rescue Teams, Mining Rescue Services, Coastguard Services, Lifeboat Launch Vehicles, Bomb Disposal Teams, Human Organ Transplant Teams and National Blood Service, which are all granted access to the roads over regular road users, so you have …

Simon CalvertEmergency Vehicle Coming – What Do I Do?

Stop Right Now!! – Emergency Stop Procedure

Once you have had a few driving lessons with your Drive Dynamics driving instructor, and they feel you are at the right level of progress, you will be asked to perform an emergency stop. This is important to learn how to do safely because you never know when you may have to do it, and many test examiners ask you …

Simon CalvertStop Right Now!! – Emergency Stop Procedure

AQUAPLANING – What Is It And What Do I Do?

Some of you may not have heard of the term Aquaplaning before.  It is when there are wet driving conditions after extensive rain, and puddles like small pools form on the road surface.  It is not always possible to find a different route, so you have to drive through them.  The tyres on the car cannot keep clear of the …

Simon CalvertAQUAPLANING – What Is It And What Do I Do?

Accidents Happen – Know What To Do!!

Unfortunately, accidents happen to even the best drivers on the road, and you should be aware of the procedures to follow when an accident happens. The first thing to do is remain calm, and check if anyone in your car is injured, then get out and check the car that hit you or that you hit.

Simon CalvertAccidents Happen – Know What To Do!!