Author Archive | Lucy Hoad

From Engineer to Racing Driver | Part One

Is it possible to take an engineer test evaluator and turn him into a racing driver? A first race “Rabbit in the Headlights” perspective. 28th April 2019 3:45pm live TV stream coverage: “Oo, someone’s, now… is he ok, has he had a fall? No… it’s just the sheer exhaustion, you can just see, bent over…. […]

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From Engineer to Racing Driver | Part Two

“You can train till you’re blue in the face and have a totally empty wallet, but until you’ve faced popping out of the pit lane into a live race situation, nothing can prepare you for it.” This is the second part of a two-part blog series.  Click Here to read Part One. Spending time with […]

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Pioneering new Autonomous Driver Training course is shortlisted for the TaaS Technology Awards

Motor industry driver training company CAT Driver Training has received recognition for their world first, independent Autonomous Safety Driver and Operator Training course. Following its recent accreditation, the course has now been shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Transportation as a Service (TaaS) Project’ as part of the TaaS Technology Awards. Sukhi Bhadal, TaaS Technology […]

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The art of dynamic driving

Over the last 10 years “Dynamic Driving” has become the halo phrase for driver coaching and the training industry. Companies looking to attract your attention and win your business will use the phrase in their title and throughout their course range – just as we do at CAT Driver Training. An exciting prospect for sure […]

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World’s first independent autonomous safety driver training course receives official accreditation

Accreditation of the new autonomous safety driver training course, launched in November last year, coincides with the government’s recent update to the  Code of Practice: Automated Vehicle Trialling. CAV developers require experience in the world of vehicle testing and evaluation driving to comply with the latest government advice. Whilst OEM’s and companies already established in […]

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Track Day Noise Limit Guide

From my earliest memories, the noise of a sports car has excited me and driven my passion for driving. Sadly for us petrolheads, noise pollution has become a hot topic. For this reason, UK circuits operate strict noise management policies, which vary by circuit and often by day. If you are planning your first track […]

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Aspiring female racing driver dares to be different

PRESS RELEASE Motorsport enthusiast Jennifer Marr is challenging convention by embarking upon a racing career at 35 years young. After recently obtaining her ARDS National B Licence, Jennifer won the opportunity to develop her race craft with the UK’s leading provider of dynamic racing tuition to the world of motorsport. A keen member of the […]

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CAT Driver Training launch the world’s first independent Autonomous Driver Training course

Leading engineer driver training specialists, CAT Driver Training, launch the world’s first independent Autonomous Driver Training course for CAV development and testing. Autonomous systems developers and car manufacturers are shaping the future of transport in the UK. Their immediate and increasing global requirement to test and develop these autonomous vehicles on the public highway is […]

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The Inner Secrets of Car Control on Circuit – Part 2

Colin Hoad, Chief Instructor of CAT Driver Training, continues his series on Car Control. Here he interrogates his own inner thoughts and secrets for every driving enthusiasts’ quest: total mastery of high-performance car control. Decide what it means to You? My first blog in the series highlighted the need to define how we interrogate the phrase, […]

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