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07 Nov 2012
EDT TRAINING

Essential Driving Training (EDT)


EDTis a new training course introduced by the RSA. Its aim is to improve road safety by increasing new driver's knowledge, skills and behaviour.
EDT must be completed by anyone who has their first learner's permit issued on or after 04-04-2011.

What is EDT?
EDT is a course of 12 hour long lessons provided by a registered ADI Instructor such as EDT School of Motoring.
These lessons cover certain critical driving skills which will improve your practical driving skills.
You will have a logbook (supplied free of charge) which will record you progress during throughout the course. You should also have a sponsor, an experienced driver who will supervise your progress and help you practice the skills you learn in your lessons.
 

 

 


The Lessons

  • LESSON 1: CAR CONTROLS AND SAFETY CHECKS
  • LESSON 2: CORRECT POSITIONING
  • LESSON 3: CHANGING DIRECTION
  • LESSON 4: PROGRESSION MANAGEMENT
  • LESSON 5: CORRECT POSITIONING
  • LESSON 6: ANTICIPATION AND REACTION
  • LESSON 7: SHARING THE ROAD
  • LESSON 8: DRIVING SAFELY THROUGH TRAFFIC
  • LESSON 9: CHANGING DIRECTION (MORE COMPLEX SITUATIONS)
  • LESSON 10: SPEED MANAGEMENT
  • LESSON 11: DRIVING CALMLY
  • LESSON 12: NIGHT DRIVING

After you finish your EDT course, you may still need additional lessons with an ADI Instructor to improve your driving skills. Additionally, you should practice with your Sponsor as much as possible to get comfortable behind the wheel.
Book a driving lesson with your instructor on the day of your driving testto make sure you are familiar with what is required to pass your driving test also you should bring your completed logbook on the appointed test date, as you may be required to show it to the examiner.

 

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