Driving lessons tailored to your every need

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Com'Pass Driving School
24 Branson Court
Plympton
Plymouth
PL7 2WU

Tel:: 01752 339922

info@compassdrivingschool.co.uk


DIA Professionals, DSA Approved $amp; Pass Plus Certified Instructors
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Your Lessons

Whether it's your first time behind the wheel or you want to build on previous training, we can put together a course of lessons that suit your needs. You can choose the length and frequency of your lessons, but we recommend taking at least one two hour lesson a week.

The following areas will be covered, also you can take a look at some of the topics in more detail by clicking where highlighted.

  • Cockpit Drill: It is important that you can enter the car safely and then seat yourself so that you are not only comfortable but can reach and operate all of the controls correctly. Read More information >>
  • Controls, Instruments & Changing Gears: You need to not only know what the different controls and instruments are but know how and when to use them! Read More information >>
  • Moving Off & Stopping: You should be able to move away under control and with due regard for other road users and also be able to stop the car under control in a Safe, Legal and Convenient place. Read More information >>
  • Safe Position: After moving away you'll need to drive in a position on the road which is safe and where you won't become a hazard to other road users.
  • Mirrors - Vision & Use: You should be able to apply the MSM routine when approaching and dealing with hazards making sure you check the correct mirrors for your intended manoeuvre.
  • Signals: As part of your MSM routine you should be able to give a suitable signal, when necessary, clearly and in good time.
  • Anticipation & Planning: Anticipation and Planning is a major part of safe driving, you should be able to anticipate the actions of other road users and also plan your drive.
  • Use of Speed: You should drive at a speed suitable for the road and traffic conditions.
  • Junctions: You should be able to approach and emerge from a variety of junctions and apply the MSM routine to deal with them.
  • Roundabouts: You should be able to apply the MSM routine to join and leave a roundabout. Read More information >>
  • Pedestrian Crossings: You should be able to apply the MSM routine when approaching pedestrian crossings while anticipating the actions of pedestrians. Read More information >>
  • Dual Carriageways: You should be able to position the car correctly, overtake and also make progress when safe to do so.
  • Turn in the Road: You should be able to turn the vehicle around to face the opposite direction using forward and reverse gears while keeping the car under full control and having due regard for other road users. Read More information >>
  • Reversing: Reverse into an entrance of a limited opening under full control and with due regard for other road users. Read More information >>
  • Parking: You should be able to reverse into a parking space in a car park or at the side of the road while keeping the car under full control and with due regard for other road users. Read More information >>
  • Emergency Stop: You should be able to stop the car promptly and under control as in an emergency and then move off under control when safe to do so. Read More information >>
  • Darkness & Weather Conditions: Learn to drive during the hours of darkness and in a variety of weather conditions while making use of necessary controls.
  • Environmental Issues: You should drive in a manner which is safer to the environment while not putting yourself or any other road users at risk and be aware of the impact of driving on the environment.
  • Carrying Passengers and Loads: Carrying additional passengers or loads can have an impact on the car and its handling, you need to be aware of this and also the preparation required.
  • Vehicle Safety Checks: You should make regular checks of your vehicle to recognise problems early and to keep your car maintained.