Most Common Mistakes For Failing Your Driving Test

Most Common Mistakes For Failing Your Driving Test

It’s completely normal for learner drivers to be nervous on the day of their driving test.  Like any test, the pressure to perform can be nerve racking?  If your friends and family know when you are going for your P’s test, this can certainly add to the nerves.  The...

Displaying L & P Plates in NSW

Displaying L & P Plates in NSW

Far too often we continually see provisional drivers driving vehicles with their red or green P plates tucked in behind and obscured by the number plates or inside of the vehicle and barely visible.  If this is something you do as a learner or provisional driver, and...

Effective Scanning Skills When Driving

Effective Scanning Skills When Driving

The key to good observation skills is to be constantly scanning. Scanning is keeping your eyes moving, checking in one area for a couple of seconds and then moving your eyes to another area.  Whenever you're driving, you depend on your eyes to provide you with a...

Can I do my driving test barefoot in NSW?

Can I do my driving test barefoot in NSW?

Did you know that in NSW, you can sit your driving test barefoot?  That's correct!  You do not need to wear footwear when you go for your P's.  We do suggest however, that you at least wear footwear into the testing centre.  Once you complete the initial paperwork and...

Who Gives Way at Intersections – Give Ways Rules

Who Gives Way at Intersections – Give Ways Rules

Give way rules apply at all intersections no matter if the intersection is controlled by STOP or Give Way signs.  Give way rules still apply at roundabouts and even at intersections or crossroads, where there are no lines or signs.  Did you know that according to the...

RMS Driving Test Tips

RMS Driving Test Tips

These "RMS Driving Test Tips", will certainly help you in preparing for your driving test.  Many learner drivers attempt their driving test however, are unfamiliar with certain criteria that must be met in order to successfully pass.  Many parents and supervising...

Understanding the NSW Road Rules

Understanding the NSW Road Rules

How well do you know the NSW Road Rules?  Understanding some basic rules can certainly help a learner driver during the learning process of driving.  The Road Users' Handbook outlines the main rules which apply to road users and is strongly recommended to be read and...

Hiring a car during the Christmas holiday period

Hiring a car during the Christmas holiday period

Holiday time So, you got your P’s and now it’s time to go on holidays with your family and/or friends. To ensure you have a fantastic holiday be sure to follow some of the following tips to make your time away enjoyable, safe and affordable. Be sure to do your online...

How to do a 3 Point Turn

How to do a 3 Point Turn

How to do a 3 Point Turn A 3 Point Turn is a standard manoeuvre in turning a vehicle around when the road is too narrow to perform a U-turn and requires the use of forward and reverse gears.  This basic manoeuvre requires you to drive across the road and towards the...

RMS Driving Test Manoeuvres: Kerbside Stop

RMS Driving Test Manoeuvres: Kerbside Stop

RMS Driving Test Manoeuvres: Kerbside Stop During your RMS Driving Test, there will be times that you will be required to conduct a kerbside stop.  Many learner driver's can often find this manoeuvre somewhat tricky as they are still learning to judge distance.  You...

Most Common Mistakes For Failing Your Driving Test

What’s in the RMS Driving Test?

What’s in the RMS Driving Test? A common question that we regularly get asked is “What will I have to do in the driving test?”, as well as “How long does the driving test go for?” In order to know what you’ll be tested on, you need to know the main five criteria that...

Be a Safer Driver. Have an Escape Plan.

Be a Safer Driver. Have an Escape Plan.

Be a Safer Driver.  Have an Escape Plan. It’s known that crashes often have more than just one cause. It only depends on if you allow risk factors to accumulate. To be a safer driver, you should always have an escape route for any driving situation in the event...

Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)

Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)

What is the Driver Knowledge Test? Are you looking to apply for your learner licence?  If so, the following content applies to you.  The Driver Knowledge Test (DKT) is a computer-based road rules knowledge test that comprises of 45 multiple-choice questions.  In order...

FREE Keys2Drive Lesson

FREE Keys2Drive Lesson

Keys2Drive – free driving lesson! Keys2Drive Learn.Drive.Survive. supports the Keys2Drive program. Keys2drive is Australia’s largest national learner driver safety program and is funded by the federal government.  The aim of this program is to provide a free driving...

Most Common Driving Distractions

Most Common Driving Distractions

Driving distractions can cause drivers to not drive safely as it takes their focus from the road ahead.  Safe driving is paramount however, taking your eyes off the road for 2 seconds may not seem like much, but the distance you are travelling while being distracted...

Driving in School Zones?

Driving in School Zones?

Driving in School Zones Learn.Drive.Survive. Driving School know just how important it is when it comes to teaching learner drivers to drive during driving lessons.  School zones are the external area around a school that has a speed limit of 40 km/h and are generally...

5 reasons not to speed

5 reasons not to speed

5 reasons not to speed Speeding kills!  Simple as that.  Speeding is not just about driving over the speed limit.  It also includes driving too fast for the conditions.  Simply put, speeding is an offence. There’s no way around it. Even travelling at 65km/h in a...

How to find a good driving instructor

How to find a good driving instructor

Finding a good driving instructor when your learning to drive can be a challenging experience, and your performance when you go for your driving test depends not only on your driving skills, but also on the instructor you choose. Since you will be spending a good...

Tips for Safe Overtaking

Tips for Safe Overtaking

Safe Overtaking Tips When overtaking another vehicle, you certainly increase the danger aspect also. Overtaking is one of the most dangerous manoeuvres to perform and not doing it safely, puts you at a higher risk of having a crash. This manoeuvre is particularly...