Encourage the learner to keep to the speed limits and teach them on the dangers of speeding.
Guarantee that they check their speedometer on a regular basis. Every now and then ask the learner what the speed limit is on the present road to inspire them to make regular observations.
Encourage the learner to use the car mirrors repeatedly to determine the road environment.
Remember to help the learner watch out for dangers as new drivers can feel overwhelmed when attempting to handle the technical skills of driving, and also the environment around them.
Always present an ´L plate´ on the back window when the driver is a learner. This makes various other drivers aware that the driver before is a learner, and quite often they will be more patient.
Prevent taking the learner into hectic traffic roads at first, because will place them under tremendous tension and can even lower their confidence in their driving ability. Start with calmer roads, or perhaps the parking lot, so there are less road and surroundings dangers to look out for, up until the learner is positive about controlling the car.
Most drivers are polite and patient with learner drivers. However, some drivers turn out to be violent and drive dangerously by overpowering a learner driver. Tailgating and unsafe overtaking are the most popular driving misdemeanours where learner drivers are concerned, as well as verbal abuse, hooting or rude hand gestures.
Remember that you were once a learner driver! It´s unfair to treat a learner driver with disrespect or impatience. Attempt to try this advice when confronted with a learner driver on the road: