Town Driving

Pass Plus Town Driving

The first module begins with an introduction to PASS PLUS, explaining the course aims and the skills and knowledge to be covered. Driving in town can be daunting: rush hour traffic, complicated junctions and traffic systems… learn the skills to deal with all these and more The second part of the module is a practical session, covering the different features of driving in town, such as complex junctions and public transport. You’ll concentrate on

The Pass Plus Driving in Town course covers the following Modules
Observation Judgement and Awareness

  • Eye contact
  • Progressive driving without unnecessary over being over-cautious or hesitant
  • Good road position – for the right reasons
  • Early observation to reduce sudden braking & acceleration
  • Environmental issues- driving more efficiently
  • Visual scanning techniques
  • Dealing with emergency vehicles

Vulnerable Road Users

  • Cyclists
  • Motorcyclists and moped riders
  • Pedestrians – young and old
  • Consideration at pedestrian crossings
  • Schools and colleges

Typical Features of Urban Roads

  • Multi-lane junctions
  • Unusual roundabouts
  • Bus and cycle lanes
  • Under- and over-passes
  • Gyratory systems
  • Road markings

Spacial Awareness and Clearance to Others

  • Adequate clearance
  • Safe stopping and following distance to others
  • Forward planning
  • Awareness and anticipation – of other road users
  • Trams
  • Bus stops & bus lane awareness
  • Cycle lane awareness and procedure
  • Good road position

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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