4.4 Emergency stop

What this skill covers

Knowing how to stop the car in the event of an emergency. How to control a skid.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand how to:

  • look for hazards

  • coordinate the clutch and brake

  • control skidding

  • plan and be ready to react to other drivers

  • react to road and weather conditions

  • move away safely after stopping the car

Your pupil must know how an anti-lock braking system (ABS) can help in an emergency stop.