Pass Plus

Pass PlusOnce you have passed your practical test, you still have a lot to learn. You can continue your training by taking a “Pass Plus” course.

The Pass Plus Course is a six hour training course designed to improve your skills. Pass Plus Course and awareness and increase your ability to spot potentially dangerous situations on all types of road, including driving on the Motorway.

This course helps you to become a more considerate, alert and safer driver, therefore many insurance companies will offer you a substantial discount on your car insurance.

The 6 hour course can be taking in either 2 hour or 3 hour lessons and will cover:

Town Driving, which includes:

Observations, judgment and awareness
Eye contact
Consideration for vulnerable road users
Keeping space around your car

All-Weather Driving, which includes:

Correct speed
Safe stopping distances
Seeing and being see in rain, sleet, snow and ice
Skidding, cause and prevention, correcting slow-speed skids, braking on poor surfaces, aquaplaning

Driving Out Of Town, which includes:

Observation of the road ahead
Making progress safely
Bends, hills, uneven roads, dead ground
Keeping a safe distance from the vehicle ahead
Overtaking safely
Being aware of and showing consideration for pedestrians, horse riders, animals in the road, farm entrances and slow-moving vehicles.

Night Driving, which includes:

The importance of the correct use of headlights
Adjusting to dark conditions
Judging speed and distances
Correct use and care of lights
Dealing with dazzle
Road users who can be difficult to see
Parking