A. Check your blind spots
It looks like someone else has invited you to join using this email address. If you continue this registration, you won't have access to the courses they've invited you to unless you buy them separately. The best option is to go back to the email you received and click on the green button. If you don't have it anymore, ask them to resend it. If you'd like to continue, click Continue; if you want to cancel and look for that email, click Cancel.
Enter your email or username to send instructions how to reset your password
This section is unavailable
Your administrator has not made this section available to you. However, these modules are also available within Driving rules and the Road Code in the Fleet Driver Skills and you may have access to them there.
Buy Learner Licence Plus course and improve your chances of passing first time to 99%
Buy this course to access all features and modules
We can help you build a training plan:
What licences are you studying, or do you already have?
A. Check your blind spots
B. Slow down
C. Speed up
D. Use your brake lights to warn other drivers
We have blind spots in a vehicle because we have limited peripheral vision in our eyes, and our view is obstructed either by the vehicle's pillars or, if you are riding a motorbike, the helmet. Our field of view is almost 200 degrees, but on the edges we see very little detail. We can swivel each eye around 90 degrees and that gives us a horizontal field of view that can approach 200 degrees in some cases, without turning our head, but with not much detail on the edges.
Therefore when driving it's important that we turn our head and our eyes to look over our shoulder behind us.
When changing lanes it advisable to match your speed with the lane you are moving into as quickly as possible. If the left-hand lane is moving more slowly then you may need to slow down slightly in your lane first before moving over.
When you have made your manoeuvre, if you have slotted between two other vehicles then you will have effectively halved the following distance and therefore both you and the other vehicle might need to drop back to maintain the two-second rule. Watch out for traffic braking ahead as you move as this might leave the vehicle behind you nowhere to go if you brake sharply and have cut in too close to it.
This is especially important when you pull in front of a heavy vehicle which will take longer to stop.
If it's not necessary to change lanes, don't do it. You may think you are jumping ahead of the traffic, but at a certain traffic density changing lanes actually slows traffic down as vehicles behind you will have to brake to accommodate your manoeuvre, thus slowing everyone else down behind them. If drivers ahead of you are doing the same that will affect your journey time.
When you pull into the left lane, don't do it where another lane is merging.