Roundabouts

Roundabouts – how to approach and spot gaps in traffic

Roundabouts come in many sizes. They are circular junctions that are designed to allow traffic to keep moving, where possible, without necessarily having to stop, with all traffic travelling from right to left, clockwise. Basically, you should give way to traffic on the roundabout coming from your immediate right. They’re not easy to deal with …

Turn left

Left turns

A simple left turn can have many potential hazards, from tight turnings, badly parked cars, or cyclists and pedestrians that could be crossing your path. If you want to keep yourself and other people safe, it’s important to follow the correct procedure when approaching and negotiating the turn. How to turn left How to make …

Driving lesson in Scunthorpe and Brigg

The UK driving test – what to expect

The big day has arrived! It’s time to take your driving test. You’re bound to feel a bit nervous before you start but that’s good – a bit of nerves will help you perform well. But it’s important not to become too worried. It’s not the end of the world if you don’t pass – …

How to pass your driving test!

1. Make sure you’ve had enough lessons It might sound obvious, but don’t take your driving test until you’re ready. Lots of people fail the driving test just because they haven’t taken enough lessons to pass. There’s no point in taking the driving test until your driving instructor says you’re ready. You’re likely to waste …

How to emerge safely at closed junctions

This is a summary of what you have to do on the approach to a closed give way junction like the one shown in the photo below. Hopefully, it will help you understand what to do with your feet and where to look 🙂 But don’t worry if it doesn’t make a lot of sense …

Clutch control at roundabouts

Not sure how to approach roundabouts? How to spot gaps? Worried that you might stall? This driving lesson video will help make roundabouts easy!!

Be ready to stop!

Children on their way home from school are often rushing and often don’t look both ways before they cross the road…as this video shows! Be ready to stop!!!

How to tell if a driving instructor is fully qualified

Check the badge in the driving instructor’s windscreen – if there isn’t one you should not take lessons in that car! The person sitting next to you might be pretending to be an instructor. They could be anyone. A green octagonal badge shows the instructor is fully qualified and an ‘approved driving instructor’. A pink …

Meeting vehicles and other road users – video

Meeting other vehicles (and knowing what to do when you meet them!) is often a bit of a worry for learner drivers. This video explains how to recognise who has priority when road users meet each other in narrow roads, when there are parked cars in the road and in other places, too. There are …

How to do a hill start

When new drivers have a problem with starting on hills, it is usually because they are worried about rolling back. If the car rolls back, even a little bit, they ‘panic’ and start tap-dancing with the pedals! But the truth is, if you can move off OK on a level road you already have all …