Syllabus

The driving syllabus set by the DSA is reflected in the lesson syllabus headings that will be followed as you work towards becoming test standard:

  • Cockpit check
  • Use of controls and instruments
  • Moving away & stopping safely
  • Safe positioning
  • Mirrors - vision & use
  • Correct use of signals
  • Anticipation & planning
  • Appropriate use of speed
  • Dealing with other traffic
  • Using junctions
  • Roundabouts
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • Dual carriage ways
  • Turning the vehicle around
  • Reversing
  • Parking
  • Stopping in an emergency
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Safety checks
  • Environmental issues
  • Carrying passengers & loads
  • Coping with adverse weather conditions and night driving
  • Security

You need to be able to do this to pass your test. Also to know all this it will help you to become a better and safer driver to your self and other road users.