EDT – ESSENTIAL DRIVER TRAINING

The Essential Driver Training (EDT) course is made up of 12 one-hour lessons, which you must complete before taking your Driving test.

Content

LESSON 1: CAR CONTROLS AND SAFETY CHECKS LESSON

2: CORRECT POSITIONING LESSON

3: CHANGING DIRECTION LESSON

4: PROGRESSION MANAGEMENT LESSON

5: CORRECT POSITIONING LESSON

6: ANTICIPATION AND REACTION LESSON

7: SHARING THE ROAD LESSON

8: DRIVING SAFELY THROUGH TRAFFIC LESSON

9: CHANGING DIRECTION (MORE COMPLEX SITUATIONS) LESSON

10: SPEED MANAGEMENT LESSON

11: DRIVING CALMLY LESSON

12: NIGHT DRIVING

EDT Lesson Timeline

• Lessons 1-8 must be taken in sequence, but lessons 9-12 may be taken in any order.

• Each of the 12 lessons lasts about one hour.

• We recommend that you leave at least a week between each lesson to allow for further instruction, practice and learning.

• The EDT course is best spread out over six months.

What Do The Lessons Cover?

Each of the lessons has particular objectives. You should prepare for each lesson using the EDT Course Syllabus. For more in depth information use the RSA link below.

www.rsa.ie

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