Dual Carriageways

To drive safely on fast, multi-lane roads you’ll need all your skills of observation, concentration, anticipation and lane discipline Dual carriageways are high speed, multi-lane roads where the two carriageways are separated by a central reservation. They demand particular skills, including

The Pass Plus Driving on Dual Carriageways course covers the following Modules

Joining Turning Leaving

  • From slip road
  • From side road
  • Turning left
  • Turning right
  • Use of central reservation
  • Roundabouts
  • Assessing traffic
  • Emerging and entering safely

Forward Planning and Observation

  • Reaction for other road users joining, turning and leaving
  • Lane discipline
  • Safe lane changing
  • Separation distance
  • Reaction to road signs and markings
  • Awareness and reaction to end of dual carriageway
  • Speed limit awareness
  • Red warning triangles


  • When safe
  • When necessary
  • Effective observation of other road users in other lanes

You’ve passed your test. Now your ready for Pass Plus, the intensive training course that will help you become a better driver and get a discount on your insurance. So besides improving your driving skills, it could help you save money.


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