This book is a practical guide to driving, based on the driving methods used by examiners of the institute of advanced motorists. The main part of the book is concerned with driver aspects, but details of roadworthiness of the vehicle are included. The subject-matter is arranged under the following chapter headings: (1) the need for advanced driving; (2) planning; (3) safety at the wheel; (4) a state of mind; (5) steering; (6) braking; (7) acceleration and economy; (8) observation; (9) bends and corners; (10) junctions; (11) signals; (12) driving at night; (13) tyres; (14) overtaking; (15) driving in winter; (16) driving for economy; (17) driving in summer; (18) traffic; (19) motorways; (20) fog; (21) accidents; (22) reaction times; (23) in gear; (24) sympathy and understanding; (25) driving abroad; (26) now for the test. A list of test routes, and application forms for the advanced test are appended, together with reasons why some drivers fail the test. /TRRL/

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    Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Limited

    Poulton House, 8 Shepherdess Walk
    London N1,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00165591
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM