Basic Skills To Start Learning
Learning targets for Basic program
- · The learner can correctly demonstrate each of the looking, braking and steering skills that support low risk driving.
·They still look a bit mechanical, and have to concentrate hard. In quiet areas they perform correctly, although a bit slower than the experienced driver.
·If they do make a mistake when their attention is on other things, they comment immediately and know what they did wrong.
·The learner can explain what the road rules require them to do even though in some situations they may still be a bit slow working it out.
·The learner can fit in with other traffic and apply the road rules in simple situations.
·In busy traffic the learner knows what to do but may not be able to make quick decisions. In these situations they still need a lot of assistance.
·The learner can drive and at the same time look all around.
·They make general adjustments to their speed for the situation they are in.
·They make noticeable responses to obvious threats to safety.
·They anticipate busy situations and slow down before they get there.