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Learn to Drive in 10 Easy Stages, 6th Edition

Book Description

Learn to Drive offers a concise and fully illustrated guide to learning to drive, structured in 10 defined stages, giving any learner driver the resources and skills to deal with both the practical and theory tests.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
    1. How to use this programme
    2. The driving test
  4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER">PART 1</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Driving skills    Driving skills
      1. Who should I get to teach me?
      2. Safe driving for life
      3. Pass Plus
      4. How often should I have driving lessons?
      5. How much will it cost?
      6. Are you learning already?
      7. Ready for your lesson?
      8. Are you fit to drive?
      9. Practising with friends and relatives
      10. Checkpoint 1
      1. The cockpit drill
      2. The main controls
      3. The importance of mirrors
      4. Driving an ‘automatic’
      5. Checkpoint 2
      1. Starting the engine and preparing to move off
      2. Moving off and stopping
      3. Changing gear
      4. Choosing a safe place to stop
      5. More about signalling
      6. Exercises
      7. Checkpoint 3
      1. Taking responsibility
      2. The hazard routine – MSPSL
      3. Safety margins
      4. Passing obstructions
      5. How to follow and pass cyclists safely
      6. Dealing with hills
      7. Exercises
      8. How to stop in an emergency
      9. Exercises
      10. Skidding
      11. Planning ahead to avoid danger
      12. Checkpoint 4
      1. Road positioning
      2. Lane discipline
      3. Dealing with bends
      4. Dealing with junctions
      5. Checkpoint 5
      1. Exercises
      2. Using reverse gear
      3. Exercises
      4. Making a U-turn
      5. Checkpoint 6
      1. Lane discipline at junctions
      2. Dealing with pedestrian crossings
      3. How to approach traffic lights
      4. How to deal with crossroads
      5. Dealing with roundabouts
      6. Driving along dual carriageways
      7. Turning right on to dual carriageways
      8. Dealing with level crossings
      9. Dealing with tramways
      10. Checkpoint 7
      1. Accidents cost lives
      2. Concentrate on your driving!
      3. Make good use of the mirrors
      4. Be sensible with your speed
      5. Be patient
      6. Dealing with oncoming vehicles
      7. Overtaking
      8. Common dangers at junctions
      9. Changing lanes in heavy traffic
      10. Avoiding accidents with vehicles to your sides
      11. Dealing with buses
      12. Dealing with emergency vehicles
      13. Vulnerable road users
      14. Avoiding accidents on country roads
      15. Make sure you can be seen
      16. Avoiding accidents at night
      17. Fog, snow and ice
      18. Avoiding problems by reading the road ahead
      19. Driving in windy conditions
      20. Driving through floods and fords
      21. Avoiding aquaplaning
      22. Checkpoint 8
      1. Planning your journeys
      2. Lane discipline
      3. Reducing the risk of breakdowns
      4. Changing a wheel
      5. If you break down
      6. What to do at the scene of an accident
      7. Reducing the risk of fire
      8. Breakdowns in tunnels
      9. Dealing with road works
      10. Vehicle security
      11. The driver and the environment
      12. Checkpoint 9
      1. Applying for the test
      2. Before the test
      3. Your vehicle
      4. Arriving at the test centre
      5. The test
      6. At the end of the test
      7. After passing
      8. If you don’t pass
      9. The Pass Plus scheme and advanced driving tests
      10. A final word
      11. Checkpoint 10
  5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">PART 2</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Driving theory test    Driving theory test
      1. What you can be tested on
      2. Taking your theory test
      3. Hazard perception test
      4. Theory test practice papers
    1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">1</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 1    Theory test assessment paper 1
    2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">2</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 2    Theory test assessment paper 2
    3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">3</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 3    Theory test assessment paper 3
    4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">4</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 4    Theory test assessment paper 4
    5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">5</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 5    Theory test assessment paper 5
    6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">6</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 6    Theory test assessment paper 6
    7. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">7</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 7    Theory test assessment paper 7
    8. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">8</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Theory test assessment paper 8    Theory test assessment paper 8
      1. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">1</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 1    Assessment paper 1
      2. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">2</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 2    Assessment paper 2
      3. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">3</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 3    Assessment paper 3
      4. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">4</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 4    Assessment paper 4
      5. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">5</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 5    Assessment paper 5
      6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">6</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 6    Assessment paper 6
      7. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">7</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 7    Assessment paper 7
      8. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER2">8</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Assessment paper 8    Assessment paper 8
  6. <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="TOC-CHAPTER3">PART 3</span>&#160;&#160;&#160;&#160;Appendices    Appendices
    1. Show me, tell me questions for car drivers
    2. Checkpoint answers and progress records
  7. Copyright