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Narrow road giving way to oncoming car technique

When you driving in empty space between cars on the left side of the road (never on the right side, except parking) do: 1 steering left then 2 steering right and stop, wait for the oncoming car to pass. The technique same as parallel parking, the difference is in parallel car moving reverse when gettng [...]

When turning right into main road 3 times check

Check 3 times – right, left and right again and then turn right.

When good time to signal

From main road to side road – 6 car length (do it early enough to prepare traffic behind for your manouevre) From side road to main road – 4-6 car length (you can do it later as it’s side road so less critical than being on main road)

Turning right (from main road to side road)

Make sure the side road brake line is on top of your right side mirror and turn right, then you precisely get rightly into the side road middle

When turning right into the main road

When turning right into the main road, always check not only left and right traffic but a traffic in front of you (if any). If you don’t see the intension of traffic in front of you keep waiting and don’t move first.

When crossroad ahead

When you are driving your road and instructor if quiet, a satnav is quiet but you see a crossroad ahead always slow down your speed and judge forward both sides of crossroad in a good time. You may need to stop if a car is passing through on the crossroad.

When on one way road

When you are on one way road there is no opposite traffic. At the end of one way road no opposite traffic. At the end of the one way road you might have 2 exits with two “Give way” sign on pavement, to turn left and to turn right, try to judge it in good [...]

What is normal unleaded petrol ?

Standard unleaded petrol is 91. Premium unleaded is both 95 and 98. Those numbers – 91, 95 and 98 – are the so-called ‘octane rating’ of the fuel.

Car Offiside (Driver) and Nearside (Passenger)

Remembering tip: UNDERTAKING ^ (NEARSIDE – CAR – OFFSIDE) ^ OVERTAKING UNDER=NEAR —— CAR —— OFF=OVER

Check mirrors often / always before maneouvre

It is rule for safety. If you moving to right lane – before signaling right check right mirror for traffic following you, if it’s safe switch. If you returning to left lane, check left mirror first if it’s safe signal left and start moving to the left. When exiting roundabout and signaling left check right [...]