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Driver Behaviour

Make your own luck

Kev and Tracey Field from Confident Drivers talk about the idea of relying on being lucky and suggest ways that you can challenge this concept with your students.

Lesson tips

Analyse this

Dr James Whalen goes through the process of hierarchical task analysis when preparing for teaching a particular driving skill

COVID-19

Breathe easy

Kev and Tracey Field from Confident Drivers share some tips which might help pupils who find wearing face masks during driving lessons difficult

Small SUV

Solid success

The all-new Vauxhall Mokka has arrived in the UK to take on the Ford Puma and Renault Captur, says Auto Express.

SUV Crossover

Compact crossover contender

The Hyundai Bayon compact crossover rounds off the Korean brand’s SUV line-up at the bottom end of the range

Hatchback

Sharp and spacious

The tenth-generation Honda Civic is a great alternative choice in the hatchback class.

Supermini

Easy driver

The Vauxhall Corsa is fun to drive, well-equipped and a great all-rounder, but uncompetitive pricing may hold it back

Hatchback

Hot to handle

The Ford Focus is a great-handling family hatchback that matches its rivals on interior quality and cabin space

Hatchback

Superb family car

Skoda’s flagship Superb boasts sleek styling, plenty of space and great value for money

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