"You learn the Highway Code and then roadcraft
, which basically undid everything I thought I knew from 30 years of driving and taught me how to drive properly.
teaches you methods so that you have a complete view of the whole manoeuvre before committing, but I swear most Scottish overtakes are a wing and a prayer, and I dare say the cause of many crashes.
In preparation, I did a two-hour road-riding session on a 125cc bike, during which they hammered the fundamentals of roadcraft
into your head.
No-one is suggesting that schools will breed F1 hopefuls, but, with the emphasis on safety and roadcraft
, the newly-hatched campaign may help our fledgling drivers turn out to be a class act.
"For drivers who are condent enough and used to passing HGVs on single carriage roads, they may have to lower their overtaking expectations or adapt their 'roadcraft
' in anticipation of big lorries going faster on the straighter stretches of road."
Introducing the Islamic ethics of roadcraft
as part of driver education in Bahrain should make our roads a lot safer.
Then, after getting to grips with how to start the bike and, probably more importantly, how to stop the bike, it's a whole new world of clutch control, learning the gears and a bit of roadcraft
What is needed is a greater understanding of roadcraft
Experienced drivers Paul Franks (right) and Phil Upton, who present daily shows on BBC Radio WM, were tested on unfamiliar roads.; ROADCRAFT
Motorists and other road users need to concentrate on competent roadcraft
and to be spared the distractions of such elevated tawdriness.
The most obvious difference is one where the Department for Transport's Driving Manual advises people to keep to a safety line following the left edge throughout any bend on country roads, and a completely different approach described in older versions of the driving manual, Roadcraft
The British Horse Society (BHS) has updated and republished one of its most popular books, Riding and Roadcraft