Automatic Vehicle vs Manual Vehicle for the Drivers Licence Test

Automatic Vehicle vs Manual Vehicle for the Drivers Licence Test

Automatic Vehicle vs Manual Vehicle for the Drivers Licence Test Finally the time has come for you to start your practical driver training and you have the tough decision of having to choose between an automatic car or a manual car for your driver’s license test. How do you possible make a decision? Both has their perks for sure, so this is what you need to consider. The very first time you get behind the wheel, a few things will certainly happen. You might have difficulty move off, keeping clutch control or even stopping successfully with a manual vehicle. Your nerves might be shot and you could freak out a…

Importance of a Driving Assessment

Importance of a Driving Assessment

Importance of a Driving Assessment Driving is a learned skill. All students have different driving skills and capabilities by the time they reach the age whereby they are ready for their Driver’s Licence. A Driving Assessment is a process whereby a Driving Instructor evaluates your driving skills, parking techniques, situational awareness and over all competency. The Instructor will be able to determine if the student is in fact a beginner driver, a intermediate driver or a advance driver. Here are the differences between the three: Beginner Driver: This is someone who still needs to learn the basics, the vehicle controls. They often have to practice clutch control, stopping, steering etc.…

The dangers of “buying” a Drivers Licence

The dangers of “buying” a Drivers Licence

  The dangers of “buying” a Drivers Licence We all experience frustration in the current South African Road Traffic System which we have no control over because of external factors where we often come across teens who failed their Drivers Licence because of something small they did wrong or the examiner was “the problem”. With this frustration we often look for alternatives to get results. So the question remains: If a Driving School offers you the opportunity to buy a Drivers Licence for your teen, would you say YES or NO? Implications of saying YES: Saying YES is easy, but have you thought of the consequences it might have? Do…

Foreigners who need Drivers License in South Africa

Foreigners who need Drivers License in South Africa

  Foreigners who need Drivers License in South Africa How can I apply for my Drivers License? If you are a foreigner and you want to obtain your Drivers License in South Africa, you can do so by registering at the nearest Driving Licence Testing Centre (DLTC). Firstly you will need to do a Learners License test and then a Drivers License test. There are certain documentation requirements when applying for this. You will also need to do an eye test at the testing centre. Learners License The Learners Licence is a theory test whereby you will be tested on your knowledge concerning road rules, road signs and vehicle controls.…

Assisting your teen on how to drive: A Parents Guide

Assisting your teen on how to drive:  A Parents Guide

Assisting your teen on how to drive: A Parents Guide Getting behind the wheel for the first time can either be very exciting and or nerve-racking for your teen. This all starts from what they have seen or experienced on the road while growing up. Teaching your teen to be a safe and considerate driver can make the difference between life and death. This is not an easy task but it`s important enough to focus on when it comes to your child’s safety. Now the question is what can you as a parent do to help your teen learn to be safer drivers? 1. Lead by example We need to…

Your Driving and Fatigue: The Facts

Your Driving and Fatigue:  The Facts

Your Driving and Fatigue: The Facts Fatigue is often ranked as a major factor in causing road accidents although its contribution to individual cases is hard to measure. Your driving and fatigue is often not reported as a cause of the accident. Driver fatigue is particularly dangerous because one of the symptoms is decreased ability to judge our own level of tiredness. More symptoms will include lack of motivation, long term tiredness, difficulty concentrating, dizziness, hand-to-eye coordination may be impaired, headaches, impaired judgment, indecisiveness, irritability, moodiness, there might be problems organizing thoughts and finding the right words to say, sleepiness, drowsiness, slower than normal reflexes and some vision problems such…