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Full Day Course 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM in your own car
Most experienced instructors in Brisbane
Perfect for L-Platers (with a little experience), P-Platers, Corporate Fleet and Court Order drivers
This one-day Defensive Driving Queensland Level 1 course is suited to all drivers of regular passenger vehicles, including four-wheel drives and light commercial vehicles. The mix of practical and theoretical components of this advanced driver training session deliver actual on-road safety skills that underpin proactive driving.
Young drivers are strongly encouraged to develop better on-road defensive driving skills and more solid techniques, but more experienced drivers also benefit enormously from advanced driver training, including the correction of old habits and improving judgement and reactions.
The Defensive Driving QLD Course provides a combination of practical and interactive class sessions in actual on road safety skills. They are specially designed to educate drivers of the risks associated with driving, and skills needed to avoid accidents. The courses encourage proactive driving aimed at improving community road safety.
This adventure will alter your idea of what adventure is all about. You'll need to come with an open mind and be ready to take in all the sights, smells and sounds. The experience will be what you make it to be!
Next Available Dates
18 Feb 16 (Thursday)
27 Feb 16 (Saturday)
05 Mar 16 (Saturday)
13 Mar 16 (Sunday)
17 Mar 16 (Thursday)
02 Apr 16 (Saturday)
14 Apr 16 (Thursday)
24 Apr 16 (Sunday)
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4.5 out of 574 reviews more reviews
Fantastic staff. I will be ensuring all my family participate in this course.
4 out of 5
Levi and Chris (instructors) were absolutely delightful and encouraging. Felt very comfortable with their teaching
3 out of 5
Much better than I was expecting. Awesome day!
5 out of 5
I had great fun on the day, even though i have been driving for 35 years I was still nervous and the team managed everything so well and put me at ease. Everyone who drives a car should do this course and I will be sending my daughter to do it soon. Thanks guys
5 out of 5
Would definitley recommend mt cotton defensive driving to anyone the guys there were super helpful, and it was all easy to understand but really helped when it comes to driving after the course
5 out of 5
Fitness and Experience
The Level 1 course is suited to drivers of regular passenger vehicles (including four wheel drives and light commercial vehicles)
All participants must present their current driver's licence ('L' plate or above) in order to participate
No particular level of fitness or experience is required
What to Bring/Wear
Your current driver’s licence
Your vehicle with a full tank of fuel, optimal tyre pressures, water and oil levels
Wear comfortable casual clothing according to the weather
Wear footwear that has a thin sole eg. joggers. Bulky shoes, high heels or climbing boots are not optimal driving shoes
It is a good idea to bring along a hat, sunscreen and the Aerogard if it is hot, or an umbrella if it’s raining
Do not bring family or friends as spectators are not permitted
What is Supplied
Professional tuition from experienced instructors
Certificates for course graduates
Tea and coffee
Theoretical subjects covered will include –
Defensive driving “What it means and how it is achieved”
Evaluation of “the” main part of the car “the driver”
Practical Road Safety Tips
Explanation of safety features of modern cars and how to use them
Tyres and their importance in driving safety
Basic vehicle dynamics and skid control
Practical exercises will be conducted in –
Assessment of vehicle condition
Seating & steering
Emergency braking with & without ABS
Emergency lane changes
Reaction times and their effects on stopping distance.
Vehicle handling / steering techniques
Basic skid control
Course Times: 8.45am sign in for a 9.00am start. Finish 4.30pm
The Team: Your instructors are selected not only for their abilities as a driver but also their ability to effectively communicate. All instructors are hand picked by Chief Instructor Paul Stokell, a five time National Champion who has been educating drivers for over 12 years, working not only in his own company but regularly with many proactive vehicle manufacturers both in Australia and Overseas.