Staying Behind the Wheel Longer: Driving in Retirement

    Staying beyond the wheel longer, whilst remaining safe is surely a goal that every motorist wants to achieve? After all the independence that a car provides cannot be overstated, particularly for those living in rural parts of the country. There is a problem though, how do you know that your driving is still safe? Driving is deeply habitual and it’s very difficult for any motorist to see changes in their own driving habits. A good analogy is trying to proof read … [Read more...]

What exactly is Advanced Driving?

    It seems to some degree that the exact definition depends on which stakeholder you are talking to at the time! Most Advanced Driving systems in the UK are based on“Roadcraft”, the Police Driver’s Handbook. It is in this book that can be found the definition used by organisations such as RoSPA and the I.A.M. "Advanced Driving is the ability to control the position and speed of the vehicle safely, systematically and smoothly, using road and traffic conditions to … [Read more...]