Teach yourself to drive with our book. This book will help you to learn to drive faster, easier and better saving you money. Our 10 chapters, which you can find information on below, will teach you all you need to know about driving.
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Recognising the safety requirements for setting the car up to drive safely, the seats and steering wheel; seatbelts and setting the mirrors correctly.
You will be able to move off and stop the car safely. Also, you will be taught to confidently use clutch control which is the foundation of driving
This lesson will show you how to control the car at a slow speed and strengthen your moving off and stopping. It will give you the confidence of parking your car safely.
This lesson will enable you to know what distance to give signals from and you will be able to understand to read signals and demonstrate them. You will learn to use your mirrors effectively to prevent accidents.
You will be able to familiarise yourself with the gears going through the ratios up and down. You will be able to recognise when to stop at specific lines i.e. give way and stop lines.
Learn all about crossroads and recognising the difference between turning right using the nearside and offside positions. At the roundabouts you will learn how to position the car safely and correctly according to which exit you are going to.
To help you to stop safely in an emergency and resume driving when it is safe to do so. You will be able to deal with different types of skidding and how to prevent them.
Understand the difference between pedestrian crossings controlled by traffic lights or a person and crossings which are uncontrolled where people will decide for themselves whether to cross. You will be able to identify these crossings upon approach and know how to deal with them safely.
Developing the skills required to learn when and who to give priority to first. You will learn how to avoid collisions with other vehicles and objects.
Give you more support to join and leave dual carriageways (dealing with slip roads). You will be able to read the signs and recognise when to change lanes. Through the use of changing gears in ‘blocks’ you will be more economical. You will also learn when it is necessary, safe and legal to overtake vehicles. This lesson will be a lead-up lesson to Motorway Driving.
Recognise the safety requirements for setting the car up for you to drive safely this includes. Making sure the doors are closed properly before driving; setting the seats and steering wheel; fastening the seatbelt and setting the mirrors correctly.
· The Cockpit Drill (DSSSM), Safety Checks (before moving off)
· Control Instruments (foot controls, hand controls, auxiliaries and visuals)
This is your first lesson. In this lesson you will learn about the safety of getting in and out of your vehicle and how to set yourself up in the right position for safe driving. We call this the cockpit drill and a good way to remember this drill is by using the acronym DSSSM - doors, seat, steering wheel, seatbelt and mirrors
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It's a very effective book. Breaks down the fundamentals of driving to simple steps that everyone can understand easily. With the book, it makes the whole driving experience easier and makes the lessons more effective. Definitely a good read and makes you more prepared for driving.
This book helped me to drive and pass my test, I was confident in all the subjects by the time I had 15 hours and will definitely recommend it to all learner drivers.
Am a practicing driving instructor and by reading this book, I am now able to teach with confidence. This book doesn't leave me - I take it every where with me!
Strongly recommend Daphne teach yourself driving book, it is definitely one of the driving materials to date that you must read if learning to drive.