Pass Plus Lessons



The Pass Plus scheme is aimed at new drivers to help them become better drivers. Pass Plus builds on your skills and knowledge.


It will teach you how to anticipate, plan for and deal with all kinds of hazards and to help you become a more confident driver.


This involves the six training modules to pass about driving in different conditions:

Driving around a town

The first module has two parts. It begins with an introduction to Pass Plus, explaining the course aims and the skills and knowledge to be covered.

The second part is a practical session covering the different features of driving in a town, such as complex junctions and public transport.

You'll focus on:

Driving in all weathers

This module will be covered as much as possible in a practical session. You’ll focus on correct speed, safe stopping distances, plus seeing and being seen in:

You’ll also look at skidding, and:

Driving in the countryside

This module looks at the main differences between town and country driving:

It focuses especially on being aware and showing consideration for:

It also covers the correct use of a horn, coping with mud and debris on the road and how to use passing places.

Driving at night

This covers the important parts of driving at night, dawn and dusk. You'll learn about:

Driving on dual carriageways

Dual carriageways are high speed roads where the two carriageways are separated by a central reservation. You’ll need to have particular skills, including:

Driving on motorways

This should be a practical session if possible. If there is no motorway nearby, it will be covered in a theory session.You should drive on a motorway as soon as you can afterwards so you can put the theory into practice.

The topics covered include:
All information taken from DirectGov website.