Russ Chaplin (Street Articles Author)
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Hello there. My name is Russ Chaplin. I am a DSA approved driving instructor giving driving lessons to people in Nottinghamin Nottingham. I hold the Diploma in Driving Instruction and have passed both the Diamond Advanced and Special driving tests, qualifying me as a Diamond advanced Instructor. I am ORDIT registered to deliver all parts of the Approved Driving Instructor qualifying exams as well as Check test re-assessment and training for existing Instructors. I teach driving at all levels and also deliver the Pass Plus post-test training course. After more than 11 years of teaching driving I am still as enthusiastic as ever.

Dealing With Congestion On Nottingham's Busy Roads
Like most cities, Nottingham has it's fair share of traffic congestion. According to the time of day, this can have a big effect on driver training and on driving tests in particular. Let's look at how best to deal with heavy traffic both on lessons and after the test has…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 25, 2014  
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Driver Training on Nottingham's Complex Roundabouts
Nottingham has some of the largest and most complex roundabouts you will find anywhere. Ranging from tight mini roundabouts in small town centres to huge multi lane roundabouts near the motorway. A wide range of driving skills are needed to stay safe. Here is a guide for those who teach…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 25, 2014  
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Driver Training And the Nottingham Traffic Light Workshop Scheme
Drivers in Nottingham who have been caught driving through a red traffic light can opt to attend a workshop as opposed to taking a three point endorsement and a fine. The of the workshop is to help motorists fully understand the danger involved in failing to comply with an automated…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 25, 2014  
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Driver Training on Nottingham's Major Crossroads
Crossroads can be a real challenge when taking driving lessons in Nottingham. The busy urban environment gives rise to some very complicated junctions which can be dangerous to those learner drivers who are not properly prepared. Let's look at what instructors need to teach learners about crossroads to enable them…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 25, 2014  
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Roadworks – Late for Driving Lessons In Nottingham
With tramlines being built in two areas as well as many gas line maintenance sites in operation it is roadworks season in Nottingham. This can cause problems for driving instructors making their way through traffic to get to lessons on time. Let's look at some Of the difficulties and opportunities…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 23, 2014  
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Teaching Strategies For the New Nottingham Check Test
Nottingham driving instructors need to be aware of the new criteria used for marking and grading during the test of fitness to instruct. A new client centred approach is required to meet the new standard. Here we look at teaching and learning strategies. People learn in different ways and have…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 23, 2014  
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Meeting And Passing Vehicles on Narrow Lanes In Nottingham
Nottinghamhas many streets built during the Victorian era which were simply not designed to carry the volume of traffic we see today. This can be a problem for learner drivers who do not have much experience in negotiating their way across town. Here is a guide to help you as…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 22, 2014  
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Learning From The Nottingham Speed Awareness Course
If caught driving above the speed limit in Nottingham motorists can choose an alternative to prosecution by attending a speed awareness course. There is no fine or points added to the driving licence if the course is attended. Let's look at the course content and what driving instructors can teach…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 22, 2014  
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Rough Ride – A Bumpy Road Ahead for Nottingham Driving Schools
Witha bad winter on it's way and councils cutting their road maintenance budget it could be a rough ride for Nottingham driving instructors this season. With speed bumps and greater numbers of potholes in the road the tuition car may take some damage this winter. What are the implications for…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 22, 2014  
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Dealing With Busy Junctions In Nottingham During Driving Lessons
Nottingham has some of the most complex and demanding road junctions you could ever come across. Learning to drive in Nottingham can be a tall order when pupils are students from smaller towns. Here we have a look at how best to negotiate junctions to stay safe and make the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 22, 2014  
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The Disparity Of Nottingham Driving Test Centres
What are the Differences Between Driving Test Centres in Nottingham? There can often be major differences…
Dealing With Busy Junctions In Nottingham During Driving Lessons
Nottingham has some of the most complex and demanding road junctions you could ever come across. Learning…
Dealing With Nottingham's Pedestrian Crossings
Nottingham has a large city centre surrounded by many highly populated satellite towns. These densely…
Driver Training And the Nottingham Traffic Light Workshop Scheme
Drivers in Nottingham who have been caught driving through a red traffic light can opt to attend a workshop…
Driving In the Dark – Night Lessons In Nottingham
So the clocks have moved and darkness falls by four in the afternoon in Nottingham. This is a difficult…
Dealing With Congestion On Nottingham's Busy Roads
Like most cities, Nottingham has it's fair share of traffic congestion. According to the time of day,…
Teaching Strategies For the New Nottingham Check Test
Nottingham driving instructors need to be aware of the new criteria used for marking and grading during…
Driving Instruction - Planning A Training Route In Nottingham
Nottingham Planned Driving Of all the aspects of driving instruction, the one most likely to upset your…
Driver Training on Nottingham's Complex Roundabouts
Nottingham has some of the largest and most complex roundabouts you will find anywhere. Ranging from…
Rough Ride – A Bumpy Road Ahead for Nottingham Driving Schools
Witha bad winter on it's way and councils cutting their road maintenance budget it could be a rough…