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5.3 Dual carriageways

What this skill covers

Driving on urban and rural carriageways and clearways.

What your pupils must know and understand

Your pupils must know and understand:

  • the speed limits and lane discipline for dual carriageways

  • any advance warning or information signs

  • how to join and leave a dual carriageway safely

  • how to turn safely on a dual carriageway

  • what to do if their car breaks down, including using hazard lights and triangles

  • how road and weather conditions can make dual carriageway driving more difficult

Your pupil must use the MSM and PSL routine.

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