Have a look through our ‘How To…’ videos for useful information to help you with your driving lessons. Just click on the title to the video you’d like to see and you’ll be taken to a page with the video and an in depth description about how to deal with the junction. The videos are filmed and narrated by our experienced owner and driving instructor Dave Shannon. Dave has over 15 years experience as a driving instructor. These videos will help you with those tricky junctions and help you to prepare for your driving test. The location in brackets shows which test centre you would encounter the junction from. We’ll be publishing new videos on a regular basis so check back soon, or why not subscribe to our You Tube Channel – www.youtube.com/driveaheadsom
This video shows how to use Festival Park roundabout when leaving the retail park and either follow the road ahead towards Hanley and the City Centre, or to turn right towards Etruria and Newcastle
Hanford Roundabout (Newcastle)
A common roundabout used at the Newcastle test centre and one that trips up learner drivers who aren’t too familiar with the area. This video shows how to approach from the A500 and turn right towards Newcastle under Lyme.
Keele Roundabout (Newcastle)
Another roundabout from the Newcastle test centre routes. The key thing here is positioning both on the approach to the roundabout and then as you follow the roundabout around. Keep to your lane
Reginald Mitchell Way (Cobridge)
This is a common route used from the Cobridge driving test centre. The key here again is lane choice at the roundabouts and then lane discipline as you enter the roundabout
Basford Roundabout (Newcastle)
This roundabout appears on the Newcastle Driving test centre routes. It’s important to follow the road signs and markings to make sure you don’t get caught up in the wrong lane
Hanchurch Traffic Lights (Newcastle)
This video shows you how to turn right at Hanchurch Traffic lights towards Junction 15 of the M6 motorway and Clayton.
Fountain / Jubilee Roundabout (Newcastle) – coming soon
If you’ve ever been to Newcastle you’ve more than likely seen the fountain roundabouts on the main ring road. This video shows the various routes around the roundabout mainly coming down from Hartshill and past the Jubilee 2 leisure centre.
Talke Roundabout (Cobridge) – coming soon
When you exit the A500N at the Congleton and Talke exit you’ll encounter this roundabout. This video shows you the correct way to turn right at the roundabout towards Talke and the Affinity shopping centre