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Feelings and emotions on the road

Stress and learning to drive

Tips to stay in control when you drive

What your supervising driver is there to do

Use these tips to stay in control when you drive.


Take a break

Clears your mind and may stop you from putting yourself at risk while on the road.



Slow down

Gives you more time to make good decisions and respond safely to hazards.



Ask your supervising driver to take over

Gives you a break if things get too complicated or you feel overwhelmed.

Think about how you feel

Helps you be more aware of your feelings and emotions, which is an especially good thing to do before a drive.

Talk to your supervising driver

Helps them understand how you’re going and how they can best support you.

Drive another day

Do your drive another time, so you drive when you're feeling your best.


What's in stage one

Check out stage one car control.