Roadcraft

Author: Philip Coyne
Publisher: Stationery Office/Tso
ISBN: 0117081876
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Education

Roadcraft is the official Police Driver's Handbook, approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers, and is used by the police service to train police drivers, but it is useful for any driver wishing to improve their skills and safety to a more advanced level. Roadcraft aims to help people become better drivers by increasing awareness of all factors that affect driving, such as the capability of the driver, characteristics of the vehicle, and road and traffic conditions. This new edition has been prepared in close consultation with a working group of senior police driving instructors and other police and civilian advance driver training experts. It has been updated to reflect recent changes in the legislative framework surrounding driving and emergency response driving and new methodologies in teaching safe driving. It now also incorporates information on automotive engineering advances such as ABS and SatNav devices and their effect on driving. A new chapter has been added to teach drivers the physical and psychological aspects of driving and how to develop mental skills to become a better driver.

Roadcraft

Author: Philip Coyne
Publisher: Stationery Office/Tso
ISBN: 0117021687
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Roadcraft is the official Police Driver's Handbook, approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers, and is used by the police service to train police drivers, but it is useful for any driver wishing to improve their skills and safety to a more advanced level. Roadcraft aims to help people become better drivers by increasing awareness of all factors that affect driving, such as the capability of the driver, characteristics of the vehicle, and road and traffic conditions. This new edition has been prepared in close consultation with a working group of senior police driving instructors and other police and civilian advance driver training experts. It has been updated to reflect recent changes in the legislative framework surrounding driving and emergency response driving and new methodologies in teaching safe driving. It now also incorporates information on automotive engineering advances such as ABS and SatNav devices and their effect on driving. A new chapter has been added to teach drivers the physical and psychological aspects of driving and how to develop mental skills to become a better driver.

Advanced and Performance Driving

Author: Reg Local
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 150853540X
Release Date: 2015-04-02
Genre:

Reg Local is an ex-police driving instructor. With a number of years operational experience as a traffic officer and several years teaching police drivers at standard and advanced level, including pursuit tactics and VIP protection driving, he has a wealth of experience to share with the reader. In this book, Reg explores not only the practical skills required by a good driver, but also the mental aspects of driving in a wide range of scenarios. As well as exploring overtaking, cornering, acceleration and braking sense, Reg has included chapters on emergency response driving, motorway driving, dealing with the mistakes of others and how to check your own abilities in a realistic way. The book is useful for drivers at any stage in their driving career, from the newly qualified driver to the experienced emergency services driver and everyone in between. The book can be read on its own, or as part of a course of advanced instruction. It complements other driving manuals, especially the police driving manual - Roadcraft.

Pass Your Advanced Driving Test

Author: Mark Hughes
Publisher:
ISBN: 1870979648
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Automobile driver's tests

This is a new, colour version of the Institute of Motorists's driving manual, aimed at anyone wanting to improve their driving techniques or take the Advanced Driving Test.

Fleetcraft

Author: Jonathan Halliday
Publisher:
ISBN: 0115522913
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Automobile driver education

Fleetcraft is a driver training manual aimed at the occupational driver. Health and safety legislation now requires employers to address the risks associated with work-related vehicle usage, and driver training is one solution being adopted. Much of the material is derived from Roadcraft, the manual used for advanced police driver training. This handbook covers many aspects of driving, including attitude and behaviour, both of which are seen as essential for road safety and an effective driver development programme.

The Advanced Driver s Handbook

Author: Margaret Stacey
Publisher:
ISBN: 0749415010
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Automobile driving

Fully revised, this edition combines established advanced driving skills with defensive techniques. It explains how to use high performance handling techniques to improve car control, and how to make the best use of defensive driving methods to avoid road accidents. This volume also gives advice on preparing for (and passing) the various IAM and RoSPA tests for advanced drivers.

The Driving Instructor s Handbook

Author: John Miller
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749483944
Release Date: 2018-07-03
Genre: Transportation

Now in its 21st edition, The Driving Instructor's Handbook is widely recognized in the driver training industry as the authoritative reference guide for both trainee and qualified instructors and is listed by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) as recommended reading for the Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) exams. This best-selling text covers every aspect of the profession, from the role itself, to the characteristics needed to do the job effectively through the preparation for the three ADI exams (theory and hazard perception, driving ability and instructional ability). The Driving Instructor's Handbook also includes detailed guidance on issues such as licences, training, teaching and coaching skills and road traffic law and covers all 2016/17 changes to the ADI examinations and standards checks, including the most recent essential updates from late 2017. This handbook is essential reading for anyone involved in the training of drivers and instructors at all levels and will ensure that new drivers are better able to cope with the increasing demands made on them.

Very Advanced Driving

Author: A. Tom Topper
Publisher:
ISBN: 0716021277
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Transportation

Cars do skid; tyres do burst; drivers do make errors. When such shocks strike directly or close in front, is your reaction safe, fast instinctive? To tighten up your emergency skills, Tom Topper urges you to become a Very Advanced Thinker.

A Drawing Manual

Author: Thomas Eakins
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300108478
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Art

The historic publication of Thoman Eakin's manual on drawing, revealing his unique personality and teaching philosophy

Emergency Ambulance Response Driver Handbook 3rd Ed

Author: Aace
Publisher: Class Professional
ISBN: 1859596606
Release Date: 2018-03-09
Genre:

The third edition of the Emergency Ambulance Response Driver's Handbook is the essential resource for all professional drivers of ambulances. It provides drivers with a safe and effective basis for their driving practice as well as an understanding of how to minimise any risk to ambulance drivers, passengers and other road users. The book is designed to serve as both an introductory resource for self-learning or alongside a training course as well as a text which can help to refresh and enhance your existing knowledge. Since the publication of the second edition in 2014, the book has been comprehensively reviewed by a team of healthcare professionals and brought up to date with the newest regulations and best practice advice. With an additional four chapters, this book forms a vital part of the training of any driver of emergency response vehicles. The third edition of the Emergency Ambulance Response Driver's Handbook includes: New chapters on Driving Commentary, Re-Prioritisation of Calls, Navigation and Smart Motorways Up-to-date chapters on Legal Exemptions and Non-Exemptions, Driver Responsibility, Vehicle Inspections and Safety Systems, Attending Incidents and Eco-Driving Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter Up-to-date legislation and current guidance New chapters on Driving Commentary, Re-prioritisation of Calls, Navigation and Smart Motorways Full colour images to clarify driving advice and regulations Knowledge recap questions at the end of each chapter About the authorship This handbook was initiated by the Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG) and is endorsed by the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives (AACE), who recommend that is used for ambulance driver instruction and education. Contents The Law in Relation to Ambulance Driving Legal Exemptions and Non-Exemptions Driver Characteristics and Responsibilities Driving Commentary Vehicle Daily Inspections and Pre-Driving Checks Automatic Gearboxes Vehicle Operating and Safety Systems Audible and Visual Warnings Lighting Regulations Reversing and Manoeuvring Re-prioritisation of Calls Navigation Attending Incidents Smart Motorways Eco-Driving

Porsche 70 Years

Author: Randy Leffingwell
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760347256
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

"This richly illustrated book offers a complete history of Porsche. The book focuses on the engineering and design stories while paying homage to key players. Beautiful, contemporary photos and rare historical images accompany in-depth analyses of milestone cars and events"--