What can and can’t a learner driver do in the UK?

by: John Wells on

From taking a look at the public’s Google searches of ‘can a learner driver…’ we can see that there’s a lot of confusion surrounding what a learner driver can legally do in the UK. Although some of these may seem obvious, the sheer number of people who have been asking Google shows that they’re not - so we thought we’d take the opportunity today to dispel some of the myths and mi...

Essential driving school supplies for self-employed driving instructors

by: John Wells on

Building a career as a driving instructor can be incredibly rewarding. Far from being chained to a desk, it’s a lifestyle that offers independence both for you, and for the individuals you teach, as they gain confidence on the roads. When it comes to being a self-employed driving instructor, you want to make sure your business looks and functions professionally. Here’s how Grade Six Supplie...

Our ADI training materials can help support your initial training or CPD

by: Jon Ellard on

One thing all approved driving instructors (ADI) know is that they have to be on top of their game at all times. Students rely on their instructors to be up to date and knowledgeable on all aspects of driving. That’s applicable whether you’re a recently qualified ADI or have been an instructor for 20+ years. In order to pass your ADI exams, you need to be confident in teaching the pra...

New Release: DTS Complete Theory Test 2016

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The Complete Theory Test for Learner Drivers, Motorcyclists & Trainee Driving Instructors - 2016 edition. EXCLUSIVE to G6S: Card wallet edition: Less packaging = Less waste = Lower price! ISBN 9781843266174 Trade orders with volume discount can be made here. FEATURES   Theory Test - With over 1,200 official revision questions from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. Hazard Per...

MSA review of Target 51 - The Standards Check

by: John Wells on

Our latest product, Target 51 The Standards Check was recently reviewed in Newslink - the monthly publication of The Motor Schools Association (MSA):  "Written by regular Newslink columnist Steve Garrod in partnership with Dr John Wells. Target 51 is, according to the blurb on the back of the book, not intended to be yet another textbook on the theory of teaching techniques that ...

DIA comments on new Target 51 Standards Check Guide

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We were delighted to receive the following endorsement from the Driving Instructors Association  about our latest title available to driver and rider trainers. "Since the introduction of the standards check in spring 2014, our industry has seen lots of changes in the way we deliver training. ADIs are moving towards a client centred approach to training that incorporates a...

Just released: Driving Test Success All Tests 2016 edition

by: John Wells on

Driving Test Success All Tests NEW 2016 Edition  ISBN NUMBER: 978-1-84326-616-7 AVAILABLE HERE FEATURES 1. Theory Test With ALL the latest official DVSA revision questions, answers and explanations for learner drivers and motorcyclists. 2. Hazard Perception Test Sit hundreds of interactive mock tests and watch the official CGI sample video clips. 3. Practical Driving Lessons NEW 4....

FAST Dual Controls - Economical and Reuseable.

by: John Wells on

The purchase and fitting of car dual controls to driver training vehicles can be a major expense for driving instructors. The UK is exceptional in that the majority of dual controls fitted are of a vehicle-specific design and therefore have to be considered ‘disposable’ on sale of the vehicle. This is wasteful of the ADIs hard-earned cash (the charge for supply and fit of some vehic...

The Evolution of Learning to Drive

by: Witold Paprotny on

The government has been continuing its mission to improve young driver road safety. In present, UK has one of the best road safety records in the world, but there is always more that can be done. The government’s aim to improve safety on the road has filtered down into developing and changing the way Approved Driving Instructors instruct and students learn to drive. 19% of all road user deat...