Hands up for FREE access to IAM RoadSmart e-learning modules

Hands up for FREE access to IAM RoadSmart e-learning modules

Our good friends at IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, are a lovely bunch. Not only have they provided us with tons of useful tips to share with you throughout Learner Driver Week, they have also agreed to offering you lucky lot access to their seven e-learning modules free of charge (RRP: £35). Pretty nice of them right?

Like Marmalade, IAM RoadSmart wants young drivers across the UK to be confident behind the wheel so their interactive, 20 minutes, online sessions are great to do in your spare time on your laptop or tablet.

Here are the seven modules available to you which can help you prepare for your driving test:

Motorway Driving

Learn important skills such as:

  • How to join and leave a motorway
  • Driving safely and progressively
  • How to overtake on a motorway
  • Dealing with situations such as tiredness, breakdowns and adverse weather conditions

Parking and Manoeuvring

Understand how to:

  • Select the most appropriate car park and parking space
  • Choosing the right manoeuvre for the situation
  • How to interpret road signs, restrictions, road markings and the Highway Code when manoeuvring on the road

Driving on Country Roads

This modules includes:

  • Sharing the space safely with other road users
  • How to use observation to anticipate common hazards on country roads
  • Positioning your vehicle for the best view

Driving in Towns

Learn skills such as:

  • How to drive proactively to manage the space around your vehicle
  • Sharing the road space safely with other road users
  • Taking action to reduce the risks from urban hazards
  • Interpreting road signs and restrictions, road markings and the Highway Code when driving on congested roads

Managing Distractions

Boost your driving knowledge by:

  • Dealing with in-car distractions, including passengers, phones and other technology
  • Sharing space with vulnerable road users
  • Coping with aggression from other road users
  • Responding to unusual situations

Managing Speed

Refresh your skills:

  • Understanding the reasons why we may drive too fast
  • Awareness of speed limits
  • Techniques for monitoring and controlling your speed
  • The effects of speed on vehicle control
  • Driving at an appropriate speed for the conditions

Managing Overtaking

Understand the following:

  • When you can and cannot overtake
  • Where to overtake to avoid impeding other road users
  • Considerations when overtaking at night and in poor weather conditions
  • When and where to overtake slow-moving or vulnerable road users

To sign up to any of the e-learning modules throughout this week all you have to do is click here and use the following discount code in your basket: LEARNER.

26/09/2018

Amanda Bunn

Head of PR
Marmalade

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