The Basics 1. Press the brake and clutch 2. Select 2nd gear ( 1st if a gentle slope ). 3. Check mirrors 4. Check blind spot 5. Check mirrors. 6. Give a signal if necessary 7. Release parking brake 8. Release foot brake. 9. Release clutch.
Move Off Uphill The Basics 1. Press clutch 2. Select 1st gear 3. Set gas ( a little more than usual depending on how steep the hill is ) 4. Raise the clutch ( watch the dash board lift a little ) 5. Check mirrors 6. Check blind spot 7. Check mirrors 8 Give aContinue reading “Move Off Uphill (15th July 2012)”
Basics: 1.Clutch down 2. Select 1st gear 3. Set the gas 4. Raise the clutch to the biting point ( listen of feel ) 5. Check all mirrors 6. Check blind spot 7. Check mirrors again. 8. Give a signal if necessary. 9. Release handbrake.
Jul 15, 2012 It can improve your perception of what is happening on the road. Better perception increases awareness and improves your judgement of speeds, distances and timings. Improved judgements reduce accident risk and so improve road safety. Expert police drivers have been using the commentary drive for many years to improve and maintain anticipationContinue reading “Doing A Running Commentary (15th July 2012)”
My ( very ) old ‘blog posts OK – so I’ve just copy & pasted my old ‘blog entries to this site ( why waste work you’ve already done when, after all, it acts to push you up the search engines? ) Some will love it and some will hate it – I’ll say noContinue reading “From an even older blog (July 15th 2012)”