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  • All
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Diverse needs
  • Driver Behaviour
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  • Driving test
  • Eco-Driving
  • Legal
  • Occupational driving
  • Parking
  • Professional development
  • Roads
  • Safeguarding
  • Technology
Driver Training

Scenario analysis

James Whalen discusses the use of scenarios in driver training, particularly in reference to responding to emergency vehicles

Roads

On the motorway

James Whalen considers some driving issues unique to motorways, such as smart motorways, boredom, aquaplaning, being on the hard shoulder and use of speed

Learner and trainer sitting in a car discussing fault analysis and agreement
Driver Training

Fault analysis and agreement

James Whalen discusses two models that help make your feedback more specific and provide a direction for your questioning

Driver trainer sitting in car with learner using different levels of instruction to get across his lesson points
Driver Training

Levels of instruction

James Whalen outlines five different levels of instruction and links them to the balance of responsibility that exists between the trainer and trainee during training sessions

Driver Training

Back to the classroom

Carly Brookfield talks about how getting out of the car for lessons can supplement training for our pupils. Though we can’t be in a real classroom at the moment, try some of these ideas online.

Two people shaking hands, standing in front of a car, first impressions
Driver Training

First Impressions

Anthony Fuller, ADI, fleet trainer and Diamond examiner, explains what you need to cover in a learner’s initial driving lesson

a large crowd of people moving through a city
Driver Training

Following the crowd

James Whalen discusses how some traffic violations can be explained by group behaviour

Driver Training

Essential Driver Training

Ladybird Driving School explains essential driver training, Ireland’s mandatory 12-lesson learning to drive syllabus

driving instructor shaking hands with trainee after professional development course
Driver Training

Add Strings to Your Bow

Kathy Manson explores potential avenues of professional development for ADIs, including courses from the DIA that can help you advance your career

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