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Traffic Time

Our videos include the following groups:

Entering traffic

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate the ability to enter traffic appropriately adjusting speed and maintaining speed. Demonstrates the ability of smooth gear selection and maintain road position. Download the Entering traffic checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • How to enter traffic safely
  • Coordinating smooth use of the vehicle's clutch, accelerator and gears
  • Maintaning appropriate speed
  • Maintaining road position

Hill starts

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate controlled, smooth moving off up a hill, without rolling backwards. Download the Hill start checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • The hand-brake to secure the vehicle
  • Selecting the appropriate gear
  • Accelerator pedal and clutch use
  • Vision block-outs

Intersections and roundabouts

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate the ability to safely negotiate intersections and roundabouts. Download the Intersections and roundabouts checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Obeying signs and road markings
  • Procedure for a two-lane roundabout
  • Mirrors and blind spots
  • Give way to traffic already within the roundabout

Merging and changing lanes

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate safe lane changing to the left and the right, or when merging. Demonstrate safe overtaking of another vehicle. Download the Merging and changing lanes checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Mirrors, blind spots and shoulder checks before merging or overtaking
  • Correctly matching vehicle speed with traffic
  • Positioning of the vehicle before and after changing lanes
  • Correct use of controls, gears and steering throughout a manoeuvre

Traffic signs

This task requires the learner driver to identify and understand traffic signs. Demonstrating road rules and requirements of traffic signs. Download the Traffic signs checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Stop signs
  • Give way signs
  • Roundabout ahead sign
  • Traffic lights

U-Turn

This task requires the learner driver to demonstrate a safe and efficient 'u-turn' or multi point turn. Download the U-turn and multi point turn checklist to support your learning.

The video contains details on:

  • Where to perform the manoeuvre
  • Vehicle positioning
  • Pre manoeuvre checking
  • Completing the manouevre without hitting the kerb