Driving Instructors

Pupil Checklist

They might be in a rush to start tackling motorways and other high speed roads, but we need to make sure we’re taking the right pupils on at the right time. 

Use our handy checklist below to help you, as well as using your own knowledge and experience, to assess pupil readiness. 


  • Vehicle readiness
  • Driver readiness
  • Journey planning
  • Breakdown equipment and know-how
  • Traffic
  • Weather
  • Tracing – letting others know where you are, your ETA or any issues
Drive over to the Pupil section for more learning on the above topics.

Trainer Toolkit

We’ve pulled together some resources you may find useful in developing your training in this area:

Training on high speed roads

Sample Lesson Plans

Pupil Checklist

Are you up to speed when it comes to high speed road training?


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Pace Notes

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