On-Road: Motorway Driving

Motorways present a variety of unique hazards. Our one-to-one expert coaching will help you to deal with them effectively.

  • Improve your skills when joining, driving along and leaving a motorway
  • Understand how best to overtake safely, including judging distances for all types of vehicle, commercial and private
  • Gain the confidence and knowledge necessary to deal with a motorway breakdown
  • Understand the principles of SMART motorways and how to use them safely

  • £49 module

    On-Road: Motorway Driving - £49

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    Overview

    Course overview

    Motorways have been off-limits for learner drivers, and are still not covered as part of the driving test, so there are many drivers on UK roads who have never had any formal training on how to drive safely on these roads. As a result, many inexperienced drivers find motorways intimidating, and amongst experienced drivers there are widely varying attitudes about the correct use of lanes, appropriate speeds and following distances, and the correct techniques for joining and leaving the carriageway.

    What are the specific challenges of driving on these types of roads? What are the many rules and regulations? How can you share a multi-lane motorway safely with other types of vehicle, particularly at busy times of the day? If you are daunted by the prospect of driving on motorways, or are a novice driver who has yet to journey onto these critical roads, our Motorway Driving module will help you to develop the skills and confidence you need. At just £49 for 75 minutes' one-to-one on-road training with an IAM RoadSmart expert, delivered in your own car at a time and place to suit you, you’ll learn how to successfully deal with the variety of unique hazards that motorways present.

    Benefits

    Benefits 

    Learn how to drive safely and proactively on the motorway, to minimise your risk and improve your awareness and anticipation of likely hazards

    This on-road module takes around 75 minutes to complete

    Friendly one-to-one advice and support from an IAM RoadSmart expert

     

    Structure

    Purchase your module and arrange a session to suit you

    Our customer care team will assign you an instructor and contact you to arrange a suitable time and place for your session.

    Meet your instructor and prepare for your drive

    You will attend the session in your own vehicle. Every on-road session begins with essential eyesight and vehicle checks. And don't forget your driving licence! 

    Take to the road for your module session

    Your instructor will take you to an area appropriate for the module subject and observe your driving, identifying areas of focus and offering helpful hints.

    Debrief

    Discussion of your areas for development, and tips on how you can improve your skills