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Recommended by the DSA, this reference provides up-to-date information and comprehensive guidance on: driving licences; teaching skills; training procedures; the current ADI entry examination - theory and practical; the new theory test; marking of the driver ability test; the trainee licence; the ADI Check Test; the L Test - theory and practical; and road traffic law. Highly practical, the book also covers driver training and testing for motorcycles, buses, lorries and taxis.
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  • Book | 356 pages
  • 148 x 232 x 26mm | 680.4g
  • London, United Kingdom
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  • 0749438304
  • 9780749438302

Table of contents

About the Authors Foreword Introduction 1. The Role of the Driving Instructor The Role of the Driving Instructor The Qualities of the Good Driver and Instructor The ADI Qualification How to Select Your Trainer Further Qualifications The Driving Instruction Market Driving Instructor Associations For the Future 2. The ADI Register and the Qualifying Examination The ADI Register Registered and Licensed Instructors Qualifications for Registration The Structure of the Examination Part 1 Test of Theory Part 2 Test of Driving Ability Part 3 The Instructional Test The Code of Practice for ADIs If Things Go Wrong 3. Training for the ADI Examination and Preparing for the Check Test The Examination Structure Preparing for the ADI Theory Test Preparing for the Test of Driving Ability Preparing for the Instructional Test Overview of Instructor Training Preparing for Your Check Test 4. The Driver Driver Licensing Road Traffic Law Advanced Driving 5. The Car Mechanical Principles Vehicle Safety Checks Vehicle Controls and Operation Vehicle Regulations and Documents Motor Vehicle Insurance 6. Driving Theory Profile of 'The Perfect Driver' On the Road 7. Driver Training Methods of Learning Teaching and Learning The Learner's Needs Skill Training Structuring the Learning Assessing Progress 8. Teaching People with Disabilities Assessing the Needs of Drivers with Disabilities 9. The Driving Test The Format of the Driving Test Attending for the Test The Driving Test At the End of the Test 10. Driving Lorries, Buses and Motorbikes Lorries Buses and Coaches Motorcycle Training and Testing Useful Addresses Index Index of Advertisers
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John Miller and Margaret Stacey are DSA Approved Driving Instructors and qualified tutors. They each have well over 20 years' experience within the driving instruction industry and have been involved as consultants with many national organizations and committees. They both conduct practical training courses for the ADI exam and are the authors of the companion book Practical Teaching Skills for Driving Instructors. Margaret is author of Learn to Drive and The Advanced Driver's Handbook (all Kogan Page).
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"Covers everything that an aspiring instructor needs to know" Driving School News "Undoubtedly essential reading for anyone studying for the ADI Qualifying Examination." Driving Instructor Magazine
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