Successful driving through successful coaching – 250-388-6638 – Driving School in Victoria BC Canada

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Testimonial: Haley

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Ingrid has taught me in both the Volvo and the Honda CRV. Both vehicles were very easy to drive and have excellent visibility. Loved driving the new CRV, it was very easy to drive and to see out of. Learning to drive with Ingrid is a very calm and non-intimidating...

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Ingrid gives new and nervous drivers confidence to succeed.

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No two students require the same instruction, so each student gets my undivided attention in the car. Also, the ability to practice new skills immediately and hands-on means that much more learning is retained. In addition to building confidence and good driving habits, all of the material for the BC Drivers Class 7 and Class 5 licensing is covered.

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Fuel for the Mindful Driver- over-estimating ability

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FUEL FOR THE MINDFUL DRIVER – Our biases lead to over-estimating our ability in adverse conditions This paper was written for winter driving, but the same applies for driving in rain and at night or on narrow roads.  In general, we tend to assume that we are better drivers than we really are, and we fail to adjust for deteriorating road conditions. “Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving Psychological scientists have long known that people...

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When does driver education start?

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WHEN DOES DRIVER EDUCATION START ? This is a question parents ask themselves ones their children reach their teens. Before the teen years , parents give this scarcely a thought , it seems too far into the future or too scary to contemplate. And yet, without knowing (and through little effort on your part) you have been teaching your children how to behave in traffic the whole time. Your children’s little eyes and little ears have eagerly absorbed every action you have taken and...

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What if a student is afraid of being yelled at?

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“I understand that the learning experience is difficult for many people. A student does need a no-nonsense coach, but also one who treats them with respect, and is non-judgmental. There are never raised voices during our lessons, each correction is treated as a learning opportunity. Constructive criticism is part of the coaching process, but it is always about the driving decisions, not about the student.”

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Do you offer classroom courses?

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“All my lessons are tailored to the student’s abilities.  I build on previous skills, and take into account any special needs. No two students require the same instruction, so each student gets my undivided attention in the car. Also, the ability to practice new skills immediately and hands-on means that much more learning is retained.”

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