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Pass Plus is a practical training course that takes a minimum of 6 hours and is for drivers to improve their skills and drive more safely. It can be taken at any time although it should be most useful to new drivers in the year after passing their test.

The rate for a Pass Plus course is £40 per hour

There are 6 Module's that you will need to cover to complete the course

Module 1: Introduction (Part 1)

  • Why the course was introduced

  • What the course aims to do

  • The challenge of safe, positive driving

  • The importance of driver attitude

  • the skills and knowledge to be covered by the course

Module 1: Town Driving (Part 2)

  • Observation, judgement and awareness

  • Eye contact

  • Consideration for vulnerable road users

  • Being cautious - but not over-cautious

  • Keeping space around your car

You will be given advice about features of town driving such as

  • Multi-lane junctions

  • Unusual roundabouts

  • Trams and bus, cycle and taxi lanes

  • Under and over passes

Module 2: All Weather Driving

  • Rain

  • Sleet, snow and ice

  • Mist and fog

  • Bright sunshine

You will need to​

  • Make sure that you can see and be seen

  • Decide what speed to drive at

  • Apply the rules in practice

You will also look at skidding​

  • The causes of skidding

  • Prevention of skids

  • Correcting slow-speed skids

  • Breaking on poor surfaces

  • Aquaplaning

Module 3: Out Of Town Driving & Rural Roads

This session will cover

  • The main difference from town driving

  • Observing the road ahead

  • Making progress safely

  • Bends, hills, uneven roads and dead ground

  • Keeping a safe distance from the vehicle ahead

  • Safe overtaking

With special emphasis on​

  • Consideration for pedestrians on roads with no pavement

  • Horse riders

  • Sharp bends

  • Use of the horn

  • Farm entrances and buildings

  • Slow moving vehicles

  • Livestock and wild animals

  • Mud and other debris on the road

  • Use of passing places

Module 4: Night Driving 

  • The importance of headlights

  • Adjusting to the dark

  • Driving at dusk and dawn

  • Judging speed and distance

  • The correct use of lights and cleanliness of lights

  • Dazzle

  • Anticipation and awareness of pedestrians, cyclists etc

  • Parking

Module 5: Dual Carriageways

  • Effective observation

  • Judgement and planning

  • Joining and leaving dual carriageways

  • Overtaking and lane discipline

  • Correct use of speed

Module 6: Motorways

  • Planning journeys in advance

  • Joining and leaving motorways

  • Safe speeds in different circumstances

  • Effective observation 

  • Signs, signals and markings

  • Overtaking and lane discipline

  • Courtesy to other road users

  • Motorway fatigue

  • Breakdown procedures

  • Use of lights, including hazard warning lights

  • Debris on the carriageway

  • Crosswinds

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1. All Cancellations MUST be made at least 48 hours in advance. All cancellations and no shows will be charged at the current hourly rate.
2. Due to the constant requirement for driving lessons, we work on a 3 Strike system. If you cancel your lesson 3 times your space will be allocated to a new student.
3. All lessons will be payable in advance. On your induction lesson, payment will be collected for this lesson and the next lesson which will be arranged after completion of your induction. At the end of a lesson, you are required to pay for the following lesson, no lesson will go ahead if payment for that lesson has not been made previously. No credit will be given. If you cancel within the 48-hour notice period we will use the advance payment to cover this there for you are required to pay the sum of 2 lessons at least 3 days in advance of your next lesson or that lesson will not go ahead. Any outstanding balance at the time if you no longer require lessons will be paid back to you in full.
4. The drive school reserves the right to withhold its cars if, in the opinion of the instructor, the pupil has not reached the required standard for a driving test.
5. The Driving School cannot be held responsible for electrical or mechanical faults occurring during a lesson or test
6.    Fitness to drive - It is the driver’s responsibility to ensure they are fit to drive. The driver must ensure they do not drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Be aware that some prescription and over the counter medicines can cause drowsiness. Should you turn up for your lesson and you are deemed unfit to drive by the instructor you will be charged for that lesson.
7.    Should you allow your picture to be taken after your practical test Coffey’s School of Motoring will assume permission is given to use the picture within its online advertising content and website.

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