Do Queensland's best Defensive Driving Day with serious professionals. Get fascinating insights into defensive driving, and understand your car and the variables of the road. On a proper skid pan, you'll learn everything from emergency lane changes to skid control. Drive away ready for anything!
The aim of this first-level course is to provide post-licence driver training to raise awareness, skill levels and assess attitude and the potential dangers of the road. You'll mix theoretical and practical driving sessions conducted at normal road speeds in your own vehicle. Life-saving skills that everyone should know will be covered in a purpose-built training facility. A friendly theory session will explain what 'defensive' driving is all about, and identify the most important principles. Following an explanation of the correct braking techniques we will put you to the test in a various practical emergency braking situations on a variety of wet surfaces. After a lunch break (BYO), the afternoon session will cover vehicle dynamics and skid control.
Theoretical subjects covered will include:
Practical exercises will be conducted in:
This experience is great for everyone's education, from L-platers to 80-year's experienced! Most vehicles are suitable, from teeny-tiny minis to light commercials and 4WDs.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them.
There will only be up to ten people per instructor.
Mt Cotton, Queensland - 30 minutes south of Brisbane and 45 minutes from the Gold Coast.