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.

Teaching Economy Driving In Nottingham
Concerns about the environment as well as high fuel prices are causing drivers in Nottingham to consider their driving style. Economy driving is on the agenda for driver trainers. Here's what instructors should teach to develop this modern style of driving among learners and qualified license holders. People are becoming…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 23, 2012  
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Should Nottingham's Young Drivers Carry Passengers?
With two driving test centres working full time Nottingham has more than it's share of young drivers. It can be difficult for new drivers to adapt to driving independently at first and this lack of experience accounts for many accidents. It has been suggested that new drivers should have restrictions…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 23, 2012  
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Considering Cyclists on Nottingham's Roads
There can often be friction between car drivers and cyclists in Nottingham. Driving instructors need to instil an attitude of tolerance in new drivers towards cyclists in the interests of safety. Cyclists can be less predictable in their movements than cars and are much more vulnerable having no vehicle around…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 23, 2012  
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Teaching Driving Manoeuvres In Nottingham's Car Parks
Agreat many Nottingham drivers feel they are not confident when it comes to parking their car. A greater proportion of motorists who have difficulty manoeuvring in confined spaces are female,. What can driving instructors offer to motorists to help them improve their skills? The problem of parking is so acute…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 22, 2012  
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Dealing With Nottingham's Pedestrian Crossings
Nottingham has a large city centre surrounded by many highly populated satellite towns. These densely packed urban areas contain many pedestrian crossings of different types. It is the responsibility of Nottingham driving instructors to ensure pupils understand how to approach crossings and deal safely with pedestrians. There are several basic…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 22, 2012  
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Smart Technology Takes Control Away From New Drivers In Nottingham
Nottingham parents will soon be able to exercise control over how their children drive. A device has come into use which when fitted to a car will enable parents to impose limits on vehicle performance and driver behaviour. Is this a step in the right direction for road safety? Nottingham…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Dec 02, 2012  
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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 time for Nottingham driving instructors as pupil numbers fall and daylight lesson times grow shorter. This can be difficult as new clients do not wish to begin a course of driving…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Nov 29, 2012  
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Accompanying Learner Drivers on Test In Nottingham
For some time the Driving Standards agency has encouraged the practise of driving instructors in Nottingham accompanying learners on test. This is in some way supposed to enhance learning but can also have disadvantages. Let's look at the pros and cons. The practise of accompanying learners on driving test in…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Nov 14, 2012  
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What is CPD And Does Anyone In Nottingham Care?
Continued professional development, or CPD as it is more commonly know has become a hot topic among driving instructors in Nottingham. Is there any real advantage for those who undertake any form of CPD in the modern marketplace? Let's take a look. When a driving instructor has passed the three…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Nov 11, 2012  
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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 in the driving demands of routes provided by test centres. Some may require the bay park manoeuvre to be demonstrated whereas some may have a more complicated road system to deal with in the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Oct 29, 2012  
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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…