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Windsor Driving Test Pass for Philo Brookes

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Congratulations to Philo Brookes of Windsor. Philo passed his test on his first attempt in Chertsey this morning with just 3 driving faults. The test included a pull up on the right and straight line reverse and Satnav independent driving. All the best from Andy Shrimpton and all the team at Blue Driving School.

Windsor Driving test pass for Philo Brookes
Windsor Driving test pass for Philo Brookes

Adverse Weather driving

Blue School of Motoring can tailor a driving course that will help you cope with al of the following. Windsor Driving Test Pass for Philo Brookes

Rain, fog, bright sunshine, snow and ice: find out how to drive safely in all the different weather conditions you’ll face on the road

As much of this module as possible should be covered in a practical session. You’ll focus on correct speed, safe stopping distances, plus seeing and being seen in:

• rain
• sleet, snow and ice
• mist and fog, and
• bright sunshine
You will also look at skidding
• what causes them
• how to prevent them
• correcting slow-speed skids
• braking on poor surfaces, and
• aquaplaning

Wet weather. In wet weather, stopping distances will be at least double those required for stopping on dry roads. This is because your tyres have less grip on the road. In wet weather Windsor Driving Test Pass for Philo Brookes

•you should keep well back from the vehicle in front. This will increase your ability to see and plan ahead

•if the steering becomes unresponsive, it probably means that water is preventing the tyres from gripping the road. Ease off the accelerator and slow down gradually

•the rain and spray from vehicles may make it difficult to see and be seen

•be aware of the dangers of spilt diesel that will make the surface very slippery

•take extra care around pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders.

In winter check the local weather forecast for warnings of icy or snowy weather. DO NOT drive in these conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time for your journey. Take an emergency kit of de-icer and ice scraper, torch, warm clothing and boots, first aid kit, jump leads and a shovel, together with a warm drink and emergency food in case you get stuck or your vehicle breaks down.

Windsor Driving Test Pass for Philo Brookes

Before you set off

•you MUST be able to see, so clear all snow and ice from all your windows
•you MUST ensure that lights are clean and number plates are clearly visible and legible

•make sure the mirrors are clear and the windows are demisted thoroughly
•remove all snow that might fall off into the path of other road users
•check your planned route is clear of delays and that no further snowfalls or severe weather are predicted.

Windsor Driving School

St Johns Drive
WIndsor, Berkshire SL4 3RA
Phone: 01373 472225

Monday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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