skid pan driving experiences

Lovely Skid Pan Driving Experiences Feedback

We love hearing from our customers after they have experienced one of the Drive-Tech driving activities. How about this for a lovely Christmas present! Some great feedback from a recent skid pad customer… “I signed up for the Skid Pan course to feel more confident, when driving on ice. We took it in turns to…

Christmas opening hours

Christmas 2019 Opening Hours

Season’s Greetings! To clients old and new, wishing a Happy Christmas to you. Drive with Reason this holiday season. Office Christmas Closure Noon 24th December 2019 until Mon 20th January 2020. The Drive-Tech Team  Please note you can still purchase through our website during this time.

original Christmas gift ideas

The Christmas Countdown is on…

It’s not long until Christmas and the next 2 weeks will fly by!! Are you prepared? Are you looking for original Christmas gift ideas for your friends and loved ones…. Look no further for last minute gifts! We have lots of inspiration from kids karting to life saving skills and thrills on our skid pan…

black friday

BLACK FRIDAY DISCOUNT

THIS CHRISTMAS give a driving experience gift, that not only will make special memories but will give you skills to last a life time!  For Black Friday 2019 you can get a 10% discount off all our courses on our Christmas Shop until Monday 2nd December! This is available for all of our activities, Skid Control…

Christmas Party Activity in Chippenham

Christmas Party Activity in Chippenham

Christmas Parties In the Fast Lane! We have a range of fantastic Christmas party options available including exclusive use and shared packages for you and your staff Christmas. Our Christmas Party activity prices start from £49pp and our driving activities provide a great focus to any party. For further details call 01249 783010 or see…

4x4 driving tips

4×4 Driving Tips

Using vehicles off road requires skill and experience – here are some quick 4×4 driving tips on how to drive your 4×4 off road: When off-road, engage low ratio. Use diff lock if appropriate Starting procedure: Brake, Clutch, Key (BCK) When driving off, hold vehicle on foot brake until clutch engages, release footbrake, take foot…

4x4 Etiquette

4×4 Etiquette

Using vehicles on green lanes is an emotive subject, and the land access & Recreation Association (LARA) has published the following 4×4 etiquette code so that off-road drivers can co-exist happily with other sections of the community. Use only vehicular rights of way, not all green roads have vehicular rights Keep to the defined track. …

driving in snow and ice

Driving in the Snow & Rain

Are you comfortable driving in the snow and rain? There have been some harsh winters in recent years that have made driving conditions on roads extremely challenging.  If you lost control of your car would you know what to do? Every skid is different, they vary in many ways but the one thing they all…

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Another Satisfied Customer

We love hearing back from customers who have enjoyed a fantastic karting experience with us here at Drive-Tech. Here’s a lovely email received recently from another satisfied customer… Hi everyone, May I take the opportunity to thank all who organised a great afternoon of Karting last Saturday. It was so very well organised and a…

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More Lovely Trip Advisor Reviews

We get lots of fabulous feedback from our customers across various social media platforms and websites leaving us driving activity reviews. Here are two that have recently been left of TripAdvisor for our skid pan and karting experiences. A Great Experience Reviewed 25 June 2019 It was actually the Skid Pad we visited, alongside the…

How to control a rear wheel skid

How to Control a Rear Wheel Skid

It is easy to read about the theory of skids but a real and practical understanding of them can only be gained by booking a course. This article explains more about how to control a rear wheel skid. Most of us have experienced situations when you don’t feel in control of your car, but worryingly…

How to control a Front Wheel skid

How to Control a Front Wheel Skid

It is easy to read about the theory of skids but a real and practical understanding of them can only be gained by booking a course. Most drivers would say that they are more skilful and certainly safer than the average driver, but 95% of accidents are the result of driver error which stresses the…

team building activities in wiltshire

Team Building Activities in Wiltshire

Drive-Tech Ltd Distinctly Different! Corporate Events, Team Building Activities in Wiltshire, Staff Days Out, Driver Training & Parties Drive-Tech has been providing Skills, Thrills and Excitement for 30 years! Whatever the reason, why not escape the office and bring your team together for an unforgettable experience.  Whether you are looking to reward or motivate a…

How do I Start Karting

How do I start karting?

How do I start karting? Here’s How… Karting is an awesome yet affordable form of motorsport.  Kids can start at the age of 6 and there are classes to suit all ages and abilities.  Kart Racing is a family friendly sport so if you’re being asked ‘How do I Start Karting?’, please read on… Don’t…

summer driving activities

Summer Sale!!!

It’s the Drive-Tech Ltd Summer Sale from 13th July – 27th July.  For 2 weeks only get 10% off the following driving experiences: Standard Skid Pan Course Premium Skid Pan Course 1:1 Skid Pan Course Standard 4×4 Experience 1:1 4×4 Course Simply enter the discount code ‘HOT10’ at the checkout for your discount. If you…

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More Amazing TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor is such a great way to establish the quality and reliability of a destination or place of interest. Drive-Tech Ltd have just been given the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2019 which we are extremely proud of. Here are the most recent driving experience reviews from just the last week! Thank you Thank you…

fathers day present ideas

Fathers Day Present Ideas

Fathers Day is 16th June 2019! If you are looking for fathers day present ideas, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Drive Tech we have a range of fantastic present ideas for all types of dad! From super speedy outdoor go karting, to marvellous muddy 4×4 adventures, to life saving skid control courses,…

defensive driving courses

Defensive Driving Courses and Skid Control for Norland Nannies

Norland College  Bath,  has been training professional nannies for the rich and famous since 1892,  we are once again looking forward to welcoming a group of students for their skid pan training. for lessons in how to drive at high speed in any weather conditions. Our defensive driving courses teach the nannies  safe driving techniques,…

Junior Karting

2018 TCT Kart Racing Challenge at Drive-Tech

This video shows the first 8 heats from the 2018 TCT Karting Challenge in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust at Drive-Tech Ltd. This kart racing event brought together champions, drivers, reporters and motorsport enthusiasts from all forms of racing to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. The event managed to raise over £2,000 for Teenage…

corporate activity days

Feedback from a corporate activity days…

We’ve recently received some lovely feedback after one of our fantastic corporate activity days.  LivaNova UK Limited– a wholly owned subsidiary of LivaNova PLC from Gloucester visited recently for a team building day using all the driving activities at Drive-Tech including the skidpan, go karting and the 4×4 off road course. Here are some of…

tripadvisor

200 TripAdvisor Reviews!!!

What a great way to end the week!! We’ve just received our 200th TripAdvisor review!! Thank you to everyone who has reviewed us and helped maintain our wonderful record. Checkout the Drive Tech TripAdvisor page here: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g190801-d7074955-Reviews-Drive_Tech_Ltd-Chippenham_Wiltshire_England.html To book a driving experience or to find out more, please get on touch.

castle Combe go karting

Castle Combe Go Karting Final

Latest Castle Combe Go Karting News!! The last round of the Adult Castle Combe Go Karting Championship was on Saturday 15th September.  It was absolutely amazing racing with the battle going right down to the final lap of the Grand final! There was a tie on points between Jacob Lewis and Mike Seabourne, meaning the championship…

team building in Wiltshire

Team Building in Wiltshire

It was a dull and damp day on Tuesday 11th August, but that did not dampen the spirits of the 40 RWE delegates who visited us at Drivetech for for one of our multi activity corporate events in Wiltshire. The RWE staff took part in Super Sensational Skid Pan time Trial Challenges, Marvellous Muddy 4×4 Off…

driving in snow and ice

Driving in Snow and Ice

Driving in snow and ice is incredibly challenging. Of course, the advice is to not drive unless completely necessary. Most of us, at some point in our lives will face a situation where driving in snow and ice is unavoidable. You can make sure you are prepared for this eventuality by ensuing that you can…