6.3 Driving in bright sunshine

What this skill covers

Driving in bright sunshine, dealing with glare and low winter sun.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand.

  • they must reduce their speed and leave a bigger stopping distance between them and the car in front

  • to drive carefully and look out for pedestrians and cyclists

  • that windscreens should be kept clean as a dirty windscreen can make dazzle worse

  • to wear sunglasses or use the visor to reduce glare