Fix-It driving lessons
|Our Fix-it sessions are designed to help QUALIFIED MOTORISTS correct particular weaknesses in their driving.
The most popular sessions we offer are listed below. Click the links or scroll down for more information. If your driving problem is not listed, don't worry - whatever it is, we can fix it!
The sessions cost £28/hr. Gift vouchers are available.
For more information about our Fix-It lessons or to make an appointment, call 01494 718888 or e-mail the office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GENERAL DRIVE CHECK - 2hrs
On this session you will complete a 20-minute assessment drive on a range of roads. This is followed by a debrief and then training that focuses on the areas of your driving that need the most attention. If you have any particular concerns or questions, bring a list and we will try to cover as much as we can in the time available.
FOREIGN DRIVER SESSION. - 2hrs
This session is designed to help foreign drivers understand how to drive on UK roads. Common training issues include driving on the left-hand side of the road, understanding roundabouts, using narrow roads and dealing with jay-walkers etc. This session is popular with the employers of au pairs, who want to check they are safe before they let them taxi their children. It is also popular with foreign licence holders who are planning to take a UK driving test.
ELDERLY DRIVER SESSION - 2hrs
This session aims to make older motorists aware of any weaknesses that may have developed in their driving over the years. Training is tailored to the individual, concentrating on any risk areas first. Participants will also be made aware of age-related driving issues that may affect them now or in the future and be updated on law changes. A written report on the session is available on request.
FUEL EFFICIENT DRIVING - 2hrs
We can give you the know-how to help you save up to 15 per cent on your fuel bill compared to an average driver. We will teach you observation techniques that will help you to improve your planning skills, so you can make full use of your car's momentum. You will learn to make fewer gear changes, keep the car balanced and driver smoother. And by burning less fuel you will be doing your bit to save the environment too!
MOTORWAYS MADE EASY - 2hrs
Although motorways only account for 4% of serious accidents, when a crash does happen, the fatality rate can be high due to the speeds involved. This session concentrates on space management and positioning, lane changes, using slip roads and planning. Controlling the space around you will not only keep you safe, but make you feel safe too.
ROUNDABOUTS MADE EASY - 2hrs
After this session participants will not only understand how to position for roundabouts correctly but be able to find gaps more positively and safely. Infact we expect their confidence with roundabouts to improve so much that they might even end up liking them! Practice will take place on a range of roundabouts including large ones, minis, double minis, multi-lane and spiral ones. Expect to to get dizzy!
PARKING MADE EASY- 1hr
This session is aimed at drivers who struggle to fit in a parking space or to park between two cars at the side of a road. Whether you can't get your car in forwards, backwards or both, we can bring an end to your embarrassment. Once you've been shown our techniques, you could become one of those people who makes it look easy!
RISK REDUCTION - 2hrs
In this session, the instructor will assess the driver and work on correcting any areas where they are at risk. The objective is to help participants to improve their ability to manage risk and drive defensively, with a heavy emphasis on hazard awareness, anticipation and forward planning.