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UK Familiarisation Driver Training Course

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UK Familiarisation Part Theory - Part Practical Defensive Driving Course

This one day driver training course is designed to ensure that delegates with little or limited experience of driving in the UK have the knowledge and basic driving skills to cope with UK conditions.  One instructor can train up to a maximum of two people per day.
We will require a suitable vehicle for the training insured for delegates and instructors to drive.  We can provide and insure a vehicle if required. Please call us for details.

The classroom session covers

The Highway Code,  road signs and road markings
Driving on the left
Roundabouts & pedestrian crossings
Motorway driving
Traffic Law - Documents. licence requirements, UK 12 month L test requirements (if applicable) accident procedures etc

The practical driver training session covers

Safety Checks
eyesight, vehicle checklist, vehicle set up, seats, mirrors, headrest etc
Manoeuvring
Familiarity with driving RHD vehicle, parking and reversing
Demonstration drive by trainer, with commentary - variety of road types
Initial drive by each delegate
Feedback/debrief in initial drives
Alternate drives by each delegate on variety of road types with feedback from trainer.
Focus will be on any apparent weakness/risk shown by individuals who will have the  opportunity to explore any issues/ questions they have.

Debrief on individual drives

Driver Reports
 
After the course each driver will receive a Certificate of Attendance and a full written report which will highlight any areas that can be improved. If we identify any drivers who we feel would benefit from further help, their report is fast tracked and we will discreetly contact you and arrange a further 1:1 in vehicle session.  In extreme cases where we feel the driver lacks the basic skills, we may recommend that the driver takes a few standard L lessons with a local driving school in a dual controlled car

More Information?

If you require more information please call us on 01384 442233 or complete the form at Contact Us.