At Harwood driving school I apply the Roadcraft "system" where relevant along with the DVSA learning to drive syllabus in my training methods. The aim is for you to become an outstanding candidate for the Practice driving test. Giving you a very high chance of passing first time.You will become a Driver who Thinks and Anticipates, rather than reacting to situation as they occur. A safe driver for life. Your safety depends on your awareness of whats happening around you, and your ability to control the position and speed of your vehicle relative to everything else on the road. A collision or a near miss is often the result of a lapse in driving skill.
I aim to help you become a better driver by increasing your awareness of all the factors that affect your driving - your own capabilities, the characteristics of the car, and the road and traffic conditions.
The areas i cover in training include:
What are the commonest causes of collision?
The commonest recorded causes of collisions in the UK are:
Actions based on poor judgement - this contributes to just over a quarter of all collisions.
The main factors are:
Being careless, reckless or in a hurry is the next most common factor, contributing to around 1 in 6 collisions.
As part of your driver training program and in order to minimise any risk of future collisions: