Defensive Driving Course - Stage 1

Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek NSW

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  • Vision and awareness exercises in your own car
  • Attitude and decision making exercises
  • Learn life saving emergency braking techniques

This is a half-day defensive driving course, where you will learn and practice defensive driving techniques from professionally qualified driving instructors. Highly recommended for every learner and P-Plate driver. The course is based on current local and international driver safety research.

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Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Half day defensive driving course in your own car
  • Certificate of completion

A safer driver is an aware driver! This course is based on current local and international driver safety research and is designed to teach students to proactively recognise and avoid potentially unsafe situations as well as how to react in case of an emergency.

The course runs over half a day with high instructor to student ratios and is suitable for L and P plate drivers.

Participants will complete practical driving exercises, in their own car on a purpose built wet and dry handling arena to demonstrate the appropriate techniques, attitude and decision-making skills that make a more aware, alert and prepared driver. Students will receive a certificate of completion when they successfully complete this course.

Course content includes:

  • Driver cabin and control set-up
  • Vision and awareness exercises
  • Attitude and decision making discussion and exercises
  • Vehicle dynamics and car control
  • Emergency braking exercises
  • Following distance exercises
On the Day

Session Length

  • This course takes place on varying days once a month
  • The session begins at 8:30am and concludes at 12pm

Only available until 1 July 2017.

Numbers on the Day

There will be a maximum of 12 students per course.


The event will go ahead rain or shine.

Dress Code

  • Dress casually according to the weather
  • Wear flat-soled closed shoes
  • No thongs, sandals or high heels
... and Importantly


The course is open to Learner Drivers, Red/Green P Plate Drivers and of course Full Licence Holders.


  • Participants are required to sign an indemnity on the day
  • You must have a 0% blood alcohol
  • The experience provider reserves the right to stop the car or refuse anyone found to be driving or acting in an unsafe manner
  • Vehicle: Check oil, water to ensure they are at the correct levels, ensure you fill your car up with fuel and remove any loose articles from your car Tyre Pressure: Ensure that your vehicle tyre pressures are set to manufacturer standards e.g. Passenger Vehicles – minimum 32 PSI (220kpa), 4WD and light commercial – require higher pressure, please consult your vehicle handbook for optimum pressures

If you do not have a car or would prefer to use one of the providers cars you can hire Volvo from the fleet at extra cost.


Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • Greater than 31 days prior to the experience date: 15% per participant fee to change the experience date and time
  • Within 11 and 31 days of the experience date: 50% per participant fee to change the experience date and time
  • Between 0 - 10 days of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book.