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Defensive Driving Course Level 1, FULL DAY - Mt Cotton, Brisbane

Defensive Driving Course Level 1, FULL DAY - Mt Cotton, Brisbane Defensive Driving Course Level 1, FULL DAY - Mt Cotton, Brisbane Defensive Driving Course Level 1, FULL DAY - Mt Cotton, Brisbane

The best defensive driving course in Brisbane, and the closest driver training venue to Brisbane. The aim of the course will be to provide post licence driver training to improve skill levels.

Mt Cotton (Brisbane)
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  • Description
    • 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
    Defensive Driving Brisbane 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.
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
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  • Reviews
    84 Reviews
    4.5 out of 5

    great value, so easy to book, ill be looking for things again for sure...disappointed that the government doesn't give bonus or points or even acknowledge young people who do this course before getting there licence, should be compulsory for all young people to attend this course before being set free on our roads.

    darren r   4 out of 5

    To all the team at Mt Cotton Defensive Driving thank you for an absolutely wonderful experience! Highly recommend this course to any drivers (young or old).

    Kelsea R   5 out of 5

    I did this as a learner driver, felt it was very useful and feel more confident. Would recommend this to my friends.

    Mikayla L   5 out of 5

    It was amazing

    Samuel l   5 out of 5

    The course was good value for the young & relatively inexperienced driver but limited value for the more experienced driver.

    Kim S   3 out of 5

    My son 16 is at the end of his learners licence said it was so good still talking about things he learned and done and he will be recommending to all his friends

    Jack W   5 out of 5

    Cheers

    Jeremy F   4 out of 5

    Please advertise the experience and skill of the instructors more, especially the racing drivers. They're amazing!

    Lachlan T   4 out of 5

    I was very nervous going into this course as I am a P Plater and was terrified about going alone and not having much previous training. Once there the staff were chilled out and had a fantastic sense of humour that constantly kept you entertained. Overall, the experience insanely exceeded my expectations and I had a blast of a day!!

    Emma H   5 out of 5

    As a lady driver who's driven for decades I appreciated the opportunity to check whether I am still as "switched on" as I think I am! I was pleased to hear quite a few "very goods" and "well done" from my very experienced instructors Lovable Levi and Gentleman John! I'll be back ... when it's not 36 degrees .. for Level 2 later in the year. Thanks for the opportunity and encouragement guys! Whilst our lecturer's "delivery" was somewhat "colourful" he got his point across very effectively and with humour. Well done Ian. I will be recommending the course to my 17 yo granddaughter about to get Ps and my son with a soon to be 16 yo son of his own who'll be applying for a permit. Great stuff for these young ones who don't truly realise the "weapon" they are unleashing on our roads. Bless you all for the great job you're doing. Cheers RobinJoy D.

    Robin D   4 out of 5
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  • Experience Details

    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
    • Lunch
    • Do not bring family or friends as spectators are not permitted

    What is Supplied

    • Professional tuition from experienced instructors
    • Course equipment
    • 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”
    • 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 

    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

    More Information

    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.

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