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Driving Advice, Tips and Technique


Before you move onto the Driving Tips and articles, you might want to read up a little on what Advanced Driving is, what is it about and why we do it.

Comprehensive Advanced Driving FAQ

What is Advanced Driving?

Where can I find an Advanced Driving School?

Where can I find a Driving Instructor?

Check out our own Guide on how to get cheaper Car Insurance

Driving Tips and How To’s
Below are links to a compilation of driving tips and articles. Some from our very own contributors, others are useful information from other sources (credited where appropriate).

Advanced Driving Example Video’s

Driving in Flood Water

Reverse your fuel bills

Drink Driving is an 11 year black mark

Save Pounds at the Pump

Screen Test – Check your Blind Spots (A Pillar)

Dealing with Emergency Vehicles

Sharing the Road with Cyclists

Smooth Operator

Fuel’s Gold – Looking after your fuel

Mobile Phone fines increase Car Insurance

Observation on Roundabouts

Road Markings and Paint

Personalised Number Plates: Know the Rules

Too Tired to Drive

A Turn for the Worst – how to assess a bend

Lower Fuel Bills, Despite the Budget?

Time for a clean sweep – Windscreen Wipers

They’re Black, Round and cost you 80pounds

Kids in Cars, the Ultimate Distraction

Giving and Taking

Wearing your seatbelt

What is a good position behind the steering wheel?

Vehicles with only one headlight operating

How long should you wait to drive after a drink?

Putting your car on a “low fuel” diet – lowering your fuel consumption costs

How to deal with Severe Weather

Driving Footwear Advice

Yellow Box Junctions

Hugh Noblett Commentary Example (Video)

Stopping Distance – Tread Depth

Stopping Distance – Brakes

Top 10 Driving Tips

White Paint

How to use your Mirrors

How to use your Lights

How to use your Head Restraint / Rest

How to deal with Tailgating

How to Overtake

Dealing with Roundabouts

Reversing your Car

Middle Lane Owners Club

Leaving a Gap

Hitting Pot Holes

Ice on the Road

How to drive in Snow

Acceleration Sense and Eco Driving

Seatbelts – Belt up in the Back

Brakes to Slow

Driving when Tired

How to save your fuel

How to Drive a Bend

How to avoid skidding

don’t ignore your tyres

RoSPA Test Report Examples
Example – RoSPA/RoADA Gold Standard Report

Example – RoSPA/RoADA Diploma Standard Report

Advanced Driving Open School – Q&A
The links below are to specific posts on our comprehensive forum which discuss some of the techniques involved with advanced driving. In the future, some of these topics may become static articles on the site, but for now they are linked in here.

Advanced Driving Commentary

Save £280 per year on your motoring costs

Tips on Advanced Driver Coaching

Joining a Motorway

Brake Gear Overlap (BGOL) the definitive guide !