Use what you have: adapting training

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I grew up in Peterborough which, if you don’t know it, is on the edge of The Fens. And if you don’t know that, it’s pancake flat. The landscape is similar to Holland – flat fields that were once under water and drainage dykes between.

So when I was 17 and learning to drive, there was one part of the learner driver syllabus that required a bit of imagination: the hill start. Because there are no hills in Peterborough. The terrain makes it perfect for …