Pass plus driving courses southwest London
Pass Plus Driving Lessons South London
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The basic course structure of our Driving Tuition in South London

We shall guide you every step of the way through to finally taking your driving test. When learning to drive there are a variety of driving techniques, manoeuvres and rules you will need to practice thoroughly in order to master the art and ultimately convince your driving instructor and test examiner that you are safe on the road.

  1. Introduction - Knowledge of your vehicles basic workings and mechanics through to how to check the oil, water levels, tyre pressure and tread depth and how to check that your brake, headlights, indicators and reversing lights are all working correctly,
  2. Preparation - What to do when getting into you vehicle. ensuring the seat and mirrors are positioned correctly, checking dashboard warning lights etc before getting ready to move off,
  3. Moving Off - How to put the car into gear, signalling and what blind spots to check before you disengage the handbrake, the clutch and start to accelerate an move out of you parking space
  4. Clutch Control - How to safely use the clutch and changing up and down through the gears to control your speed,
  5. Approaching Junctions - How to position the car when arriving at junctions, traffic lights Pedestrian crossings or hazards,
  6. Stopping the car - In a controlled and safe manner,
  7. Moving Off - from junctions, once again blind spot and mirror checks and preparing to turn into a road safely,
  8. Parking the Car teaching you how to parallel and reverse park into spaces or car parking bays,
  9. Reversing Around a Corner We teach you and then practice how to safely reverse around a corner,
  10. Roundabouts - We teach you how to approach a roundabout how to enter a roundabout and the correct signalling procedure when going round a roundabout.
  11. Dual Carriageway - Maintaining speed overtaking and accelerating a decelerating.
  12. Hazard Awareness - What is a hazard how to react to hazards and prepare before a potential hazard is realised.
  13. Emergency Stop - How to perform an emergency stop safely.
  14. Road Conditions - How to drive safely in rain snow and icy conditions

COMPETENCIES YOU WILL NEED TO LEARN

• Driving - the essential skills
• The Highway Code
• Know Your Traffic Signs
• Vehicle handbook

Your driving test will cover many of the following areas if you have knowledge and experience in these areas you will pass your driving test.


COCKPIT CHECKS
• DSSSM
• driving position
• head restraints
• seat belts
• doors
• gears and handbrake safety check
• mirrors
Underpinning knowledge
• order of adjustment
• best driving position
• mirror adjustment, including anti-dazzle
• variety of seat adjustments

SAFETY CHECKS
• POWER (petrol - oil - water - electrics - rubber)
Underpinning knowledge
• daily and weekly vehicle checks
• service intervals
• planning for journeys
• clear windscreens

CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTS
• accelerator, clutch and footbrake
• handbrake, steering, speedometer, horn, indicators
and gears
• instrument panel warning lights
• wipers
• hazard, reversing, side, fog and headlights
• demister and heated windows
• manufacturer’s options
Underpinning knowledge
• the function of each
• the effects of incorrect use
• how to read and understand them

MOVING AWAY & STOPPING
• MSM and PSL
• observation and blind spots
• control and co-ordination
• on level and on gradient
• at angle and straight ahead
Underpinning knowledge
• co-ordination of accelerator, clutch and footbrake
• handbrake and steering
• where and when to look and what to look for
• suitable stopping places
• signals when necessary

SAFE POSITIONING
• normal driving
• lane discipline
• passing stationary vehicles and obstructions
• bends
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• other vehicle’s positioning (LGV, cyclists etc)
• wide and narrow roads
• one-way streets

MIRRORS - VISION & USE
• interior and exterior
• flat, concave and convex
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• when to use them
• why they should be used
• how to act on what is seen
• blind spots
• frequency of checks and why

ANTICIPATION & PLANNING
• risk awareness in connection with: drivers, cyclists,
motorcyclists, pedestrians, animals, road works,
emergency vehicles and any other road users
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• hazard perception
• visual warnings
• times and places of high risk
• weather conditions
• scanning and priorities

USE OF SPEED
• appropriate speed
• making progress
• hesitancy
Underpinning knowledge
• national speed limits
• restricted speed limits
• road and weather conditions
• traffic conditions
• pedestrian activity
• stopping distances

OTHER TRAFFIC
• meeting, crossing and overtaking
• one way and two way roads
• three-lane two-way roads
• major, minor and narrow roads
• dual carriageways
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• when and why to give way
• passing places and warning signs
• obstructions, parked vehicles...
• planning and anticipation
• how to act on what is seen
• motorways

JUNCTIONS
• T-junctions and Y-junctions
• crossroads and slip roads
• marked and unmarked junctions
• one-way streets
• urban, rural and dual carriageways
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• turning, entering and emerging
• advance warning signs and road markings
• zones of vision
• priorities

ROUNDABOUTS
• mini and major
• multiple and satellite
• traffic light controlled
• approaching and entering
• leaving and turning
• straight ahead
Underpinning knowledge
• MSM and PSL
• lane discipline
• correct position
• zones of vision
• observation
• priorities​

SIGNALS
• by arm and by indicators
• brake, reversing and hazard lights
• by other road users and traffic controllers
Underpinning knowledge
• why signals are necessary
• when and how to signal
• unnecessary signals

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Our fantastic Selection of Driving Courses in South London

Our range of driving courses in South London to suit all types of drivers.

LOW COST LESSON PRICES

LOW COST LESSON PRICES

Manual Car Lessons
£25 p/hr
Automatic Car Lessons
£26 p/hr
Block Lessons bookings
(10 x 1hr lessons)

ONLY £240

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Pass Plus Lessons
£25 p/hr
Refresher lessons
£26 p/hr
Motorway Course 
(3 hours tuition)
£74.95


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LOW COST LESSON PRICES IN STREATHAM

Manual Car Lessons
£26 p/hr
Automatic Car Lessons
£27 p/hr
Block Lessons bookings
(10 x 1hr lessons)

ONLY £250

Try us out  NOW for only £9.99

Pass Plus Lessons
£26 p/hr
Refresher lessons
£26 p/hr
Motorway Course 
(3 hours tuition)
£74.95


Grab your first lesson for only £9.99 Only
Beginner Drivers Only

IN ORDER FOR YOU TO PASS YOUR DRIVING TEST YOU WILL NEED TO BE COMPETENT IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS TO THE STAGE WHERE YOU CAN CARRY THESE OUT INDEPENDENTLY WITHOUT BEING PROMPTED.
  1. COCKPIT CHECKS
  2. MOVING AWAY & STOPPING
  3. CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTS
  4. SAFETY CHECKS
  5. ROUNDABOUTS
  6. PEDESTRIAN CROSSINGS
  7. REVERSING
  8. TURNING THE VEHICLE AROUND
  9. DUAL CARRIAGEWAYS
  10. SAFE POSITIONING
  11. ANTICIPATION & PLANNING
  12. SIGNALS
  13. MIRRORS - VISION & USE
  14. USE OF SPEED
  15. ROUNDABOUTS
  16. JUNCTIONS
  17. OTHER TRAFFIC
  18. PARKING
  19. WEATHER CONDITIONS
  20. DARKNESS
  21. EMERGENCY STOP
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