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  • Mark, How to Drive's founder

    Welcome

    Welcome to How to Drive, the place on the Interweb where enthusiastic drivers pull over for a fix of motoring MDMA! If motoring matters to you, you’ve arrived in the right place.…

  • Advanced defensive driving course

    What is commentary driving?

    Favoured in advanced driving circles, commentary driving is a useful tool for all drivers to have in their toolbox of techniques. Amongst other things, commentary is a great self-development tool for building…

  • Blue light emergency response driving course

    Emergency driving law is an ass

    UK law in 2020 in relation to emergency response driving is an ass. Currently, a learner driver must demonstrate a basic level of driving competence during their practical driving test before they…

  • Can safety prove dangerous?

    “What do you do if you see a spaceman?” my 8-year-old asked me recently. “ I don’t know,“ I replied. “Park your car, man!” he joked. Since I’ve had kids, I’ve been…

  • Dealing with others’ dopey driving

    Few would contest the claim that most car crashes are caused by some kind of driver error. It’s the nut behind the wheel that contributes most to the carnage we see on…

  • Sir John Whitmore in action

    GROW into a better way of driving

    Sir John Whitmore was a champion British racing driver in the 1960s. In his first year competing in the British Saloon Car Championship (1961), he won. In 1965, he went on to…