Driving

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Cars, Obstructions, People and Signs: What should you be doing before your journey. As you’re learning to drive you’ll pick up handy hints like this. Just don’t forget them when you pass your driving test! 1.Cars  Your car: Follow your ABCs; Always Be Checking, start...

Understand Car Oil Levels

Engine oil is a substance comprising of base oils which are enhanced with anti-wear additive plus detergents, dispersants and, for multi-grade oils viscosity index improvers. Engine oil is used for the lubrication of internal combustion engines and proper oil care is...

CAR DOORS ARE MORE THAN JUST A DOOR

The doors on your car provide for the entry and exit as well as security of the vehicle. Their shape and method of opening are all part of the overall styling of the vehicle. They are also a part of the passive safety of the vehicle, in a number of ways. For example;...

General Driving Knowledge

When we learn to drive...we learn to drive. We don’t necessarily learn about our car and how to keep it in tip-top shape. At driving-pro we try to arm our students with as much knowledge as possible but we understand it can be hard to remember everything, that’s why...

Know Your Car Dashboard

Do you know what all the lights on your dashboard mean? We’re not saying you have to have a mechanic’s level of knowledge when it comes to your car but understanding the basics can really help. The lights on your dashboard tell you what the cars doing and they’ll also...

What to do if your car breaks down

Breaking Down a Break Down Have you ever had a breakdown and just weren’t sure what to do? Or maybe you’re worried about breaking down and have no idea how to deal with it. We’ve got you covered. Get Prepped If you don’t have a breakdown kit in your car, now's the...

Understand Your Cars Levels, lights and tyres

It’s easy to forget but carrying out weekly checks on your car isn’t difficult. It doesn’t take long but it does save you time and money in the long run as well as reducing the risks of accidents. But what kind of checks should you be carrying out on a weekly basis?...

Driving Disabilities and Conditions

Learning to drive with any form of disability or condition is going to be more challenging. The driving test will be exactly the same standard for a person with disabilities or conditions as anyone else. For an ordinary driving licence (car) you can have a series of...

Learning to drive on the motorway

Lots of drivers don’t even think about going on a motorway however, in a survey of 1,000 drivers 10% of those drivers experienced anxiety such as, tension headaches and even anxiety attacks, before driving on a motorway. So, how can we expect a new driver to drive...

The 4 Considerations when driving.

What is a hazard? A hazard is anything that might make you change speed or direction and sometimes both. When dealing with any hazard whilst learning to drive you should use a routine such as Mirror, Signal, Manoeuvre or MSM. Check your mirrors (all of them) Signal...