Tips For Driving Safely At Night

Roads that feel familiar during the day will often feel quite different when you’re driving at night. There might be new hazards, and the poor lighting conditions make it more difficult to spot warning signs and road markings. Here are some tips to help you reduce the risks of night driving: Prepare your vehicle. Make…

How To Change Lanes Safely

Changing lanes is more complicated than it may seem. There are a lot of things to think about, and you’ll also need to thoroughly check the spaces around your vehicle to ensure you’re doing it safely. Follow these steps when switching lanes: Look ahead for hazards such as cyclists, or slow or stopped traffic that…

Night Driving – Using Your Headlights

The biggest challenge when it comes to using headlights at night is getting used to adjusting them to see what is on the road in front of you. Your headlights can be adjusted to suit the environment you are driving in. Here’re some tips on how to effectively use your headlights: Always keep your headlights on…

How To Merge From A Feeder Lane

A feeder lane allows slower moving vehicles to accelerate and get up to speed before merging with traffic on a high-speed road. When merging from a feeder lane into fast-moving traffic, the main thing to remember is to increase your speed to that of the traffic you want to merge with before you merge. This makes…

How To Perform A U-turn

There’re times when you will need to turn your vehicle around and drive back the way you came. The simplest way of doing this is by performing a U-turn. Here’re the steps to follow when doing a U-turn: Check your mirrors, indicate left and pull in as close to the kerb as possible without touching…

How To Do U-turns In A Cul-de-sac

A cul-de-sac is basically a street that ends in a dead end. It’s quite common to find people making U-turns at the end of these streets. The most important thing to remember for this kind of U-turns is that just because you’re doing it at the end of the road doesn’t mean you’re allowed to…

Backing Out Of An Angle Park

The most important part of reversing out of an angle park is keeping track of your surroundings. You need to make sure you are: Clear of vehicles on both sides. Watching out for hazards behind you. Checking for the traffic you’re about to reverse into for a gap. Follow this process to back out of…

Uphill Hill Start (Manual Car)

Hill starts when facing uphill can be a bit challenging in a manual vehicle because gravity will be working against you. For practising this manoeuvre, choose a slope that is not too steep and with adequate space behind you, just in case your car rolls back. Follow these steps once you’re ready to start: Pull…