The final two weeks of the IAM advanced driving course involved brushing up on areas that needed work – for me this was manoeuvres and the system of car control, the all-important features of which include Information, Position, Speed, Gear and Acceleration. The tricky thing is getting each of these in the right order and remembering to use them seamlessly. After a while, it should come naturally – or that’s the theory.
Observer Zoe Beale’s conclusion to my penultimate drive was mainly to keep practising everything, remembering to blurt out potential hazards on every journey I make. It's one thing singing along to the radio but commentary has always been less appealing.
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