Learn how to drive properly and safely with professional coaches. Get fascinating insights into defensive driving, and understand your car and the variables of the road. On a proper skid pan, you'll learn everything from emergency lane changes to skid control. Drive away ready for anything!
The aim of this first-level course is to provide post-licence driver training to raise awareness, skill levels and assess attitude and the potential dangers of the road. You'll mix theoretical and practical driving sessions conducted at normal road speeds in your own vehicle learning life-saving skills in a purpose-built training facility. A friendly theory session will explain what 'defensive' driving is all about, and identify the most important principles.
Following an explanation of the correct braking techniques you will be put to the test in various practical emergency braking situations on a variety of wet surfaces. After a lunch break (BYO), the afternoon session will cover vehicle dynamics and skid control. For the afternoon a combination of exercises will include vehicle balance and smoothness, and basic skid control. A final short lecture will recap the day, re-assess the driver’s attitude before certificates and course notes are handed out as recognition of having completed the day. Theoretical subjects covered will include:
Practical exercises will be conducted in:
This is an all-day course, from 9am-4pm (7 hours).
Maximum group size is ten people.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
Change of participant is not permitted