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Driver Skills is a skill tree in Dying Light: The Following.

The driver skill tree gives you access to new abilities, most of which are applicable to the Buggy. The higher your level, the Buggy will also grow stronger, faster, more comfortable, and gain access to new equipment which can be installed on the Buggy

How to increase level

  • Run over enemies
  • Sustain high speeds
  • Doing driving challenges that pop up randomly
  • Performing jumps

Driver skills

Skill Icon Type Requires Description
Car Alarm
Car Alarm.png
Active
  • Level 3
  • Mechanic Lvl. 1
"Allows you to install the Car Alarm upgrade. You'll be able to make lots of noise, which will draw Infected to your vehicle"
Electric Cage
Electric Cage.png
Active
  • Level 9
  • Mechanic Lvl. 4
"Allows you to install the Electric Cage upgrade"

"You'll be able to fry zombies surrounding you Buggy!"

Flamethrower
Flamethrower.png
Active
  • Level 9
  • Mechanic Lvl. 4
"Allows you to install the Flamethrower upgrade"

"You'll be able to burn Infected in front of your Buggy!"

Fuel Efficiency
Fuel Efficiency.png
Passive
  • Level 6
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"Allows you to install the Fuel Efficiency upgrade"

"You'll be able to drive longer without refueling"

Fuel Efficiency II
Fuel Efficiency II.png
Passive
  • Level 10
  • Fuel Efficiency
"Allows you to install the Fuel Efficiency II upgrade"

"You'll be able to drive even longer without refueling"

Handyman
Handyman.png
Passive
  • Level 7
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"You've become so skillful there's a 10% chance that you won't use any components during repairs."
Mechanic Lvl. 1
Mechanic Lvl. 1.png
Passive
  • Level 2
"Allows you to craft Lvl. 1 Buggy Parts"
Mechanic Lvl. 2
Mechanic Lvl. 2.png
Passive
  • Level 3
  • Mechanic Lvl. 1
"Allows you to craft Lvl. 2 Buggy Parts"
Mechanic Lvl. 3
Mechanic Lvl. 3.png
Passive
  • Level 5
  • Mechanic Lvl. 2
"Allows you to craft Lvl. 3 Buggy Parts"
Mechanic Lvl. 4
Mechanic Lvl. 4.png
Passive
  • Level 8
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"Allows you to craft Lvl. 4 Buggy Parts"
Mechanic Lvl. 5
Mechanic Lvl. 5.png
Passive
  • Level 9
  • Mechanic Lvl. 4
"Allows you to craft Lvl. 5 Buggy Parts"
Mine Dispenser
Mine Dispenser.png
Active
  • Level 4
  • Mechanic Lvl. 1
"Allows you to install the Mine Dispenser upgrade. You'll be able to drop mines behind your vehicle!"

"When you're out of mines, check the Blueprints menu to craft new ones"

Nitro
Nitro I.png
Active
  • Level 3
  • Mechanic Lvl. 1
"Allows you to install the Nitro upgrade. You'll be able to boost your speed for a limited period of time"

"Hold [Sprint] to use Nitro"

Nitro II
Nitro II.png
Passive
  • Level 5
  • Nitro
"Allows you to install the Nitro II upgrade. Your Nitro will get more effective!"
Offroad Suspension
Offroad Suspension.png
Passive
  • Level 6
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"Allows you to install the Offroad Suspension upgrade"

"You'll be able to travel faster offroad. As a bonus, Offroad Suspension reduces damage taken from toxic and burning spills"

Ramming Bar
Ramming Bar.png
Passive
  • Level 6
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"Allows you to install the Ramming Bar upgrade"

"You'll be able to plow through zombie hordes more easily!"

Reinforced Cage I
Reinforced Cage 1.png
Passive
  • Level 4
  • Mechanic Lvl. 1
"Allows you to install the Reinforced Cage I upgrade"

"Your Buggy will take less damage and your parts will be better protected!"

Reinforced Cage II
Reinforced Cage 2.png
Passive
  • Level 6
  • Reinforced Cage I
"Allows you to install the Reinforced Cage II upgrade"

"Your Buggy will be even better protected!"

Reinforced Cage III
Reinforced Cage 3.png
Passive
  • Level 10
  • Reinforced Cage II
"Allows you to install the Reinforced Cage III upgrade"

"Your Buggy will be maximally protected"

Reinforced Ramming Bar
Reinforced Ramming Bar.png
Passive
  • Level 10
  • Ramming Bar
"Allows you to install the Reinforced Ramming Bar upgrade"

"You will plow through zombies leaving nothing but pulp behind you!"

Remote Control
Remote Control.png
Active
  • Level 5
  • Car Alarm
"Allows you to install the Remote Control upgrade. You'll be able to activate upgrades from outside your Buggy!"
UV Headlights
UV Headlights.png
Active
  • Level 6
  • Mechanic Lvl. 3
"Allows you to install the UV Headlights upgrade"

"You'll be able to use UV Lights while driving"

UV Safe Zone
UV Safe Zone.png
Active
  • Level 10
  • UV Headlights
"Allows you to install the UV Headlights upgrade"

"You'll be able to use UV Lights to create a Safe Zone around your Buggy"

Skilltree

Nitro II.png
Left arrow.png
Nitro I.png
Left arrow.png
Mechanic Lvl. 1.png
Right arrow.png
Car Alarm.png
Right arrow.png
Remote Control.png
Novice
Down left arrow.png
Down arrow.png
Down right arrow.png
Reinforced Cage 3.png
Left arrow.png
Reinforced Cage 2.png
Left arrow.png
Reinforced Cage 1.png
Mechanic Lvl. 2.png
Mine Dispenser.png

Reinforced Ramming Bar.png
Left arrow.png
Ramming Bar.png
Left arrow.png
Mechanic Lvl. 3.png
Right arrow.png
UV Headlights.png
Right arrow.png
UV Safe Zone.png
Adept
Down left arrow.png
Down arrow.png
Down right arrow.png
Fuel Efficiency II.png
Left arrow.png
Fuel Efficiency.png
Offroad Suspension.png
Handyman.png

Electric Cage.png
Left arrow.png
Mechanic Lvl. 4.png
Right arrow.png
Flamethrower.png
Expert
Down arrow.png
Mechanic Lvl. 5.png
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