I am planning, in the next few months to do a refresher defensive driving course to ensure my skills are maintained at the necessary high standard. This course will involve some skid control training. It is actually many years now since I was last on a skid pan, and it has got me thinking as … Continue reading Is Skid Control Training Worthwhile for the average driver?
Apologies for this article being so long in coming. I have plans to be far more active on this site, i just need to schedule a website day into my diary. In this, the third article in this series, I will talk about the codes that are used on the route direction sheets. The first … Continue reading The South Australian VORT Test (Part 3)
This blog post is not of my doing, it is reproduced here with the kind permission of the author. Mary is a nurse with an interest in Physics from the U.S. Any additions that I have made to the post will be in [square parentheses], I have also made some amendments to the spelling from … Continue reading On Newton’s Laws of Motion and the Person in a Motor Vehicle Accident
This is the next blog in the series on misunderstood road rules. If reading comments on the various motoring organisations’ Facebook posts is anything to go by, this is seriously misunderstood by a great many people. Firstly, a question; in this image which vehicle or vehicles are breaking the law. There are no other vehicles … Continue reading Keep Left Unless Overtaking
In this second article of this series about the VORT test I will talk about the operation of the VORT, introduce the mark sheet and explain the marking system. If you have not read the first article it can be viewed here. The Starting Point: The VORT will start at a pre-set location and follow … Continue reading The South Australian VORT Test (Part 2)