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2.8 Use of speed

What this skill covers

Driving at an appropriate speed, moving with the flow of traffic and not hesitating unnecessarily.

What your pupil must know and understand

Your pupil must know and understand:

  • national speed limits

  • restricted speed limits

  • why they should change driving speed to suit the road, weather and traffic conditions

  • why they should drive at a safe speed for pedestrians

  • what the stopping distances are

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