Roadcraft - The Police Driver's Handbook - 2007 Edition
Downloadable PDF Version
- National Police Driving Schools' Conference Roadcraft Working Party, The Police Foundation, National Extension College
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
Roadcraft is the official Police Driver's Handbook, approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers, and is used by the police service to train police drivers, but it is useful for any driver wishing to improve their skills and safety to a more advanced level. Roadcraft aims to help people become better drivers by increasing awareness of all factors that affect driving, such as the capability of the driver, characteristics of the vehicle and road and traffic conditions.
This downloadable PDF has been prepared in close consultation with a working group of senior police driving instructors and other police and civilian advance driver training experts. It has been updated to reflect recent changes in the legislative framework surrounding driving and emergency response driving, and new methodologies in teaching safe driving. It also incorporates information on automotive engineering advances such as ABS and SatNav devices and their effect on driving. A new chapter has been added to teach drivers the physical and psychological aspects of driving and how to develop mental skills to become a better driver.
This edition of Roadcraft has been approved by the Association of Chief Police Officers, which is satisfied that it reflects current best practice in police driver instruction and takes into account the relevant views of civilian experts.
Provides instant access to chapters on: mental skills for better driving; observation and anticipation; acceleration, using gears, braking and steering; maintaining vehicle stability; overtaking; driving on motorways and multi-lane carriageways
Includes chapter summaries and reviews to reinforce learning plus practical tips and exercises to put the theory into practice
Clearly illustrated throughout
Endorsed by IAM (Institute of Advanced Motoring and RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents).
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Includes bookmarking functionality, plus linked table of contents, glossary and index terms for easy navigation
Links cross-references directly to other sections within the main content to aid navigation
Links directly to referenced email addresses and web pages.
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Written by the Driving Standards Agency, the people who set the driving tests. The best advice you can get.
|Size||15.9Mb||Price||£13.33 (£15.99 inc. VAT)|
|Format||Downloadable PDF||Published||29 Jul 2010|