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Our videos include the following groups:

 

Starting and stopping vehicle

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate the ability of starting the vehicle safely and easing the accelerator on to start movement. Ability to slow down and stop and correctly turning the vehicle off. Download the Starting and stopping vehicle checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Removing the handbrake
  • Selecting the correct gear
  • Releasing the clutch
  • Driving in first gear

Steering techniques

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate appropriate steering technique and the ability to steer a safe and steady course that is appropriate for the conditions. Download the Steering techniques checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Hand positioning on steering wheel
  • Pull-push steering technique
  • Hand over hand steering
  • Keep control of vehicle and steer

Reversing techniques

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate safe and controlled reversing. Download the Reversing techniques checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Positioning the car
  • Scanning the road and environment
  • Where to look when reversing
  • Steering correctly

Clutch work and changing gears

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate smooth, efficient gear selection and changing to suit road conditions. Ability to use the clutch and accelerator/brake procedure when decreasing and increasing speed. Download the Clutch work and changing gears checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Demonstrate use of clutch
  • Location of gears
  • Coordination of the vehciles clutch, accelerator and gears
  • Correct procedure for both increasing and decreasing vehicle speeds

Smooth speed control

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate the ability to take appropriate measures when driving by controlling speed and removing strain on vehicles engine. Download the Smooth speed control checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Awareness of changing inclines and declines of road
  • Maintaining speed
  • Reducing speed or braking when going down a decline
  • Removing vehicle strain when declining/inclining through correct gears