Russ Chaplin (Street Articles Author)
3


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.

Teaching Driving In Nottingham's Foggy Conditions
With an abundance of low lying areas and being surrounded by countryside, Nottingham is no stranger to dense fog and mist patches. These conditions can present challenges during driving lessons. Let's take a look at what we can teach learners to prepare them for driving on both busy and urban…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 2

Planning Driving Lessons In Nottingham For The New Check Test
The check test is changing for Nottingham driving instructors. The old marking system is being replaced with a new three part criteria to ensure that a client centred approach is used. Let's look at the first section of the criteria which relates to overall lesson delivery. To deliver a driving…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 1

Checking Your Car is Fit For Nottingham's Winter Weather
Driving conditions in Nottingham can be very demanding in the winter months. Driving instructors need to make sure that learners know how to ensure that their own car is roadworthy after passing the test. Here we look at some important vehicle checks which would be easy to incorporate into the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 1

Driver Training on Nottingham's Motorways
Learner drivers in Nottingham are not legally permitted to drive on the motorway until after passing the test. This means newly qualified motorists are driving on the motorway without any kind of experience. Nottingham's motorways carry a high volume of traffic over four lanes. Here we consider what driving instructors…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 1

Risk Management In Nottingham's New Check Test
The new check test criteria applied to Nottingham driving instructors concentrates on a more holistic approach to lesson delivery. This supersedes a system that place emphasis on fault identification and analysis. Here we look at the area of risk management and how it will be assessed. Driving instructors must now…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 2

Test Requirements for Nottingham's Taxi Drivers
Drivinginstructors in Nottingham are often asked for assistance by taxi drivers in regards to the vocational driving assessment. Manyinstructors and indeed taxi drivers themselves are unaware of the full requirements of the test. Here we look at some of the elements included in the test for taxi drivers. Anyone wishing…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 1

Don't Panic – Dealing With Emergency Vehicles In Nottingham
With two hospitals, one a major accident and emergency unit and countless police stations, Nottingham has more than it's fair share of emergency vehicles on the roads. Some drivers will do almost anything to clear the way for them often putting themselves or others in harms way in the process.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
1
  Likes: 0

Moving Off And Stopping In Nottingham Driving Lessons
When you start your first driving lesson in Nottingham you will be given instruction on how to set up your seat to enable you to reach all the main controls. This is commonly referred to as the cockpit drill. Following this you will be taught about the location and function…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 21, 2014  
0
  Likes: 2

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 plans to provide training in small easy stages is the training route. A badly planned route can destroy the natural progression through increasing levels of difficulty. Lets take a look at some of…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 16, 2014  
0
  Likes: 0

How to Drive Through Nottingham's Flooded Roads
Nottingham has numerous rivers running through it and when combined with the British weather the roads are prone to flooding. This can occur during driving lessons in rural areas without much warning so it is important that driving instructors prepare pupils with enough information to safely deal with flooded roads.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jan 15, 2014  
0
  Likes: 3

My Websites

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…