Recommended Reading or Viewing

This page lists some recommended reading or viewing you can use to improve your knowledge and understanding of advanced driving. They range from the basic textbooks like the Highway Code and Roadcraft, to books or videos by experts on the subject. They’re all worth a look.

The following books are recommended reading:

  • Roadcraft: The Police Driver’s Handbook (Stationery Office Books)
  • Highway Code (Stationery Office Books)
  • Know Your Traffic Signs (Stationery Office Books)
  • How to be a Better Driver: Advanced Driving the Essential Guide Institute of Advanced Motorists/Motorbooks International
  • Mind Driving: New Skills for Staying Alive on the Road Stephen Haley
  • Advanced Driving: How to further skill and enjoyment in motoring John Lyon

The following DVDs are also recommended:

  • Roadcraft – The Police Driver’s Course on Advanced Driving Link
  • Ultimate Driving Craft Chris Gilbert Link
  • Ultimate Driving Craft 2 Day & Night Chris Gilbert Link
  • Bespoke Driver Training DVD series Link

The following YouTube videos are also worth a look:

Blue Light Aware

In-Car Camera London to Bath (1963)

Truck Driver’s Blind Spot


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