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How To Drive

Driving is the most dangerous thing each of us does on a daily basis – and yet the average learner receives just eighteen hours’ training – less than a Starbucks barista.

In this inspirational, instructive, highly entertaining book, Ben Collins uses his super-charged experience of racing, stunt-work and cutting-edge scientific knowledge to tell you all of the things you didn’t learn on your test – and in the process will make your driving safer, more economical and a lot more enjoyable.

The skills described here, from skid control to gear changes that are as smooth as a cashmere codpiece, have been honed on racing tracks by the greatest drivers in the world. This is the stuff your instructor missed, your dad forgot and your mates pretend to know . . . but don’t. Packed with illustrations, gobsmacking driving anecdotes, humour and wisdom, this is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to be better at something they do every day of their life.

The world population of motor vehicles exceeded a billion a couple of years ago. Let’s make sure their owners understand how to use them.

Buy online now from:

amazon


hive

whsmith
waterstones
panmacmillan

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News

Ben Collins Joins GRR as Chief Road Tester!

Posted by: Ben Collins · 19.01.16 | 8:37 am
Goodwood Road & Racing logo

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be joining Goodwood Road & Racing (GRR) as their Chief Road Tester. In this role, I’ll be reviewing the most… [Read]

Paddock Ignition! Event in Marin County, California

Posted by: Ben Collins · 14.01.16 | 6:32 pm
Paddock Ignition!

I’m delighted to have been invited to the inaugural Paddock Ignition! event, which takes place on 27 February 2016 in Marlin County, California. As the press… [Read]

AlcoDigital Partnership

Posted by: Ben Collins · 07.04.15 | 7:30 pm
Ben Collins AlcoDigital Partnership

The Gadget Show Live, now in its seventh year, is an opportunity for brands big and small to showcase consumer electronics new to the market… [Read]

Films & TV

SKYFALL

Posted by: olijames · 11.11.12 | 8:46 pmSKYFALL - Official Trailer

Skyfall: it’s dark and cold. We are working nights somewhere in East London under stark moonlight, which does little to take the edge off. I’m… [Read]

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by: olijames · 11.10.12 | 2:29 pmThe Dark Knight Rises - Official Trailer #3 [HD]

Words like epic fall short in describing my experience as part of Chris Nolan’s stunt crew for the final installment of his Batman trilogy. No… [Read]

Stig drifting

Posted by: Ben Collins · 03.09.12 | 9:54 pmTHE STIG - DRIFTING

Watch the STIG drifting a Vauxhall Monaro on a wet track. Fans of the show, or even just of the STIG will love this!!!

Dunlop Behind Scenes

Posted by: Ben Collins · 03.09.12 | 9:52 pmStreet Response challenge - the exclusive making-of

Find more great driving and behind-the-scenes video clips on the official Dunlop Inside Racing channel: www.youtube.com Watch in this clip the exclusive making-of feature of… [Read]

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