|Subject:||Moving Off And Stopping|
|Recap:||Use of controls and the cockpit drill|
What: How to move away safely, achieve a normal driving position and then select somewhere and stop the vehicle in a safe place.
How: Look at the main points and the procedures for moving off and stopping, followed by on road practice under guided instruction.
By the end of the lesson: Be able to move away and stop again safely with little or no help
Before starting carry out the cockpit drill (DSSSM) & safety checks (Handbrake/Neutral)
Clutch in, Select 1st gear
Check your mirrors and your BLINDSPOT
Release the handbrake, and keep your FEET STILL (The car will begin to creep)
Before stopping, decied on a safe, convenient and legal place to pull over (SCALP)
Follow the MSPSL Routine
M irrors - Check it is safe to stop, and asses how you will affect other road users
EP YOUR FEET STILL - Secure The Vehicle By Applying the handbrake, selecting neutral and canceling your signal (If necessary). You can now rest your feet.
Driving The Essential Skills (Pg. 68-71)