Archive for the ‘Practical’ Category

Exterior mirrors

The more you see side of the car in exterior mirrors the more blindspot is. The side of the car should be seen in mirror only little bit.

Slip road

Slip road is the road that merges with dual carriageway or motoroad and finishes later on. It helps your you to build right speed and the dual carriageway or more often a motorway more smoothly. Sometimes slip road becomes a road itself. You must change lane after you emerged into dual carriageway or motorway as [...]

How-to get moved on a busy road to turn right

Move half way and then wait and turn right (Same way i did in Pinner)

On the traffic light passed the crossroad and right traffic light turned on

In such situation continue your driving to clean the road. Continue driving towards next exit on the road. If you crossed the stop line at the traffic light before traffic light turned red then you must continue driving and follow the road signals ahead

Signal before turning left or right

Do the following routine заблоговременно как только поступила инструкция turn left or right Always before signaling check: 1. Interior mirror, 2. Exterior mirror to the side of turning (left or right), 3. Signal left or right

Four crossroad types

1. Cross road with yellow box junction Rules: No entry if the exit is not clear. You can stop at the yellow box only if you are turning right and you are blocked to finish turning right by oncoming traffic or by other vehicles already waiting to turn right. 2. Controlled cross road There will [...]

LADA routine

L.A.D.A – Look, assess, decide and act The L.A.D.A driving routine is used when closely approaching a traffic system such as a roundabout or junction after the M.S.P.S.L routine has been completed

S.C.A.L.P routine or stopping a car

S.C.A.L.P – Safe, convenient and legal position This is the one that catches most people out on their driving test. The routine is designed to make sure you park the car safely, legally and with good control. When stopping at the left side, the kerb should “enter at the middle” of front window of the [...]

D.S.S.M routine or Cockpit drill or cockpit check

D.S.S.M – Door, seat, steering, seat belt and mirror Also known as “the cockpit check” – is a process for setting the car up to secure, comfortably and safely drive with proper visibility for your upcoming driving. You should carry out this routine before before moving off the car.

Crossroads turning right

The most often used rule for crossroads is that a car turning right must give way.This is of course unless signs or road markings tell you otherwise. When turning right at a crossroad, by default, if there are no arrows you should normally assume traffic will pass nearside to nearside (left side of your car [...]