Defensive Driving Courses

Defensive Driving

The Defensive Driving course provides post licence driver training to raise awareness and skill, and to assess potential dangers associated with the wrong attitude. This is achieved through theoretical and practical driving sessions in the participants' own vehicles. Good for sedans to 4x4 and light commercial vehicles, the course suits P Platers to more experienced drivers looking to hone their skills. Book Now & You Save!

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Defensive Driving Course, SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 50% - Melbourne, Sandown
Full Day Course 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM in your own car Most… Learn more
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Defensive Driving Course Level 1 - Mt Cotton, Brisbane
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Defensive Driving Course, SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 50% - Western Sydney
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Defensive Driving Course Level 1 - Lakeside, Brisbane
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Defensive Driving with Ian Luff - Stage 1 - Sydney, Eastern Creek
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Defensive Driving Course - P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne
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Defensive Driving Course - P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Western Sydney
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Defensive Driving Course, SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 50% - Tailem Bend
Full Day Course 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM in your own car Experienced… Learn more
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Defensive Driving Course Level 1 - SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 50% - Melbourne, Tabcorp Park Stadium
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Level 2 Defensive Driving is awesome! Much more than I was expecting. One learns skills that are applicable to everyday driving sitiuations plus pushing further to learn the limits of both oneself and one's vehilce. All done with an expert instructor (our's was a current 'Supercar' driver) and utmost safety.
D C
This kind of course should be Mandatory for any young person who has just got thier license, I believe it would save alot of parents much angst!! Very good for a re-fresher course for those of us who have develloped some less-than-favourable habits, plus getting up-dates on the latest driving techniques and technology.
Dean H
My son had a ball and I have peace of mind that he now has more skills to take with him driving.
Samuel J
Enjoyed the theory part and found the practical part scary but very benificial.
Anne S
Great experience
Hayley

The defensive driving course is ideal for Corporate Fleet Training, P-Plate drivers or those on a court order to undertake Defensive Driver Training.

All defensive driving courses are conducted in a relaxed, enjoyable way encouraging participant interaction and involvement. The focus of the day is definitely not on driving defensively, not fast and dangerously! After initial introductions a lecture session will explain what defensive driving is all about and provide a vital evaluation of driver attitude and an awareness of the inherent dangers of driving on the road. Defensive driving techniques, driver attitude and vision will be covered together with correct use of modern safety features. An explanation of the correct braking techniques will be covered before being put to the test in a practical demonstration. Participants will then be subjected to potential emergency braking situations on a variety of wet surfaces.

Following a break for lunch another lecture session will typically cover tyres, vehicle dynamics and skid control. For the afternoon a combination of exercises will include vehicle balance and smoothness, corner lines and basic skid control. A final short lecture will recap the day, re-assess the driver’s attitude before Defensive Driving Course certificates and course notes are handed out as recognition of having completed the day. Theoretical subjects covered usually include:

  • Defensive driving “What it means and how it is achieved”
  • Evaluation of “the” main part of the car “the driver”
  • Driver attitude
  • Practical Road Safety Tips
  • Explanation of safety features of modern cars and how to use them
  • Tyres and their importance in driving safety
  • Vision skills
  • Basic vehicle dynamics and skid control

Typically, 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

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