All Weather Driving

Get an hours experience in rain, high wind, snow or fog.


Vision - See & be seen

  • Clean windscreen and windows
  • Importance of wipers and washers
  • Heated windows back and front
  • Fog lights - front and rear
  • Use of lights - rain, sleet/snow, fog, bright/low light, wet/oily road, shadows and effects

Skidding & avoidance

  • Driver (health)
  • Road conditions
  • Aquaplaning
  • Skid prevention and correction
  • Slow speed skids
  • Use of controls and steering
  • Tyre tread and pressure
  • Vehicle footprint
  • Effective braking/cadence
  • Use of ABS

Speed & stopping distance

  • Correct speed for conditions
  • Safe seperation distance
  • Braking distances
  • Fog code
  • High winds and compensating for them