Author Archive | Lucy Hoad

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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TRAINING THE ADVANCED DRIVERS OF TOMORROW

If you have trained with CAT before, or follow us on social media, you are probably aware that we are geeks when it comes to all things motor related! We train some of the best engineers and test evaluators in the industry from our base at Millbrook Proving Ground. This exposes us to a variety […]

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The Secrets of Car Control – Part 1

Car Control – do you have it? Do we all know what it is? The phrase is habitually used amongst driving enthusiasts. Yet after 18 years of coaching and instruction with more than 4800 customers, our Chief Instructor Colin Hoad says, “I’m still not sure what it is! I know what the words car control […]

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The fast track on data logging apps

Once you have the track bug, perfecting the optimum lap and most efficient racing line can become an obsession! Whether you are new to track days or are looking to get serious and enter the world of motor racing; tracking your performance is a key part of your driver development. Many of our clients that […]

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