banner ad big learner relay

Tag: techniques

Accidents and the Colour of your Car

August 19, 20150 Comments

This week Blaine explains about his experience with rear end shunts and how to avoid them whilst teaching. Click ‘continue reading’ for a link to the research article.

Continue Reading »

Giving Direction and Responsibility

November 18, 20141 Comment

In the last of the mini series Blaine talks about how to give your pupils responsibility to prepare for post-test driving.

Continue Reading »

Teaching Country Roads

November 12, 20141 Comment

In this mini series Blaine talks about the importance of teaching our pupils how to drive on country roads, what to teach and how to get around this if you do not live in the country. With 60% of fatalities being on country roads can we afford to miss out this important lesson?

Continue Reading »

Teaching Motorways

November 4, 20140 Comments

This week Blaine explains some ideas of how to overcome teaching motorways to learner drivers.

Continue Reading »

Post-Test Talk Part 1

October 21, 20140 Comments

As recent media and the Standards Check has highlighted the need for ADIs to talk to their pupils about post-test driving Blaine has made a few short video blogs about the sort of topics we should be discussing and how to approach them. This is the first blog in this mini-series.

Continue Reading »

Standards Check – The Death of Traditional Teaching?

September 17, 20140 Comments

This week Blaine talks briefly about the Standards Check and if it is possibly going to be the death of traditional teaching techniques. If all instructors do not adopt a coaching style for their Standards Check will it effect their grade?

Continue Reading »

Driving TV Programs

September 9, 20140 Comments

There seem to have been many TV programs featuring bad drivers and more are planned. What do you think of them? Are they all missing a trick here? Have you been asked to be an ADI for one of them?

Continue Reading »

The Two Second Rule

July 2, 20140 Comments

This week Blaine talks about teaching the two second rule and how to teach this to your pupils so they are not just considering their own distance to the vehicle in front but take into account the distances of the vehicles around them.

Continue Reading »

Manoeuvres – Reversing Behind a Car

June 3, 20140 Comments

This week is the final week of the series about teaching manoeuvres to learner drivers. Blaine gives his advice and some simple tips on teaching reversing behind a parked car without the need of complicated reference points etc.

Continue Reading »

Manoeuvres – Turn in the Road

May 27, 20141 Comment

Continuing with the tips for teaching learner drivers theme this week Blaine talks about the turn in the road manoeuvre, finding an appropriate area to practice and the benefits of keeping the full steering lock on. He also talks about using the curb during this manoeuvre.

As always, please leave your comments in the comments box below.

Continue Reading »

Back to Top

Hide me
Sign up below to join our eNewsletter
Name: Email:
Show me