Defensive Driving Course, P-Plate & L-Plate School Holiday Special - Melbourne

  • Defensive Driving Course, P-Plate & L-Plate School Holiday Special - Melbourne

Defensive driver training Melbourne. One day defensive driving course in Victoria suited to P-Platers, fleet training and nervous drivers.

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  • Description
    • Full Day Course 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM in your own car
    • Most experienced instructors in Melbourne
    • Targeted at P-Platers and L-Platers
    • Learner drivers are accepted provided they have a Licensed Driver with them at all times
    • Limited dates taking place during school holiday periods

    Throughout this Defensive Driver Course in Melbourne, young drivers are strongly encouraged to develop better on-road defensive driving skills and more solid techniques. Training in defensive driving is relevant, enjoyable, and will far improve the skills and ability levels of a L or P Plate driver.

    The mix of practical and theoretical components of this advanced driver training session deliver actual on-road safety skills that underpin proactive driving.

    The practical driving component of our Fleet Safety and Defensive Driving Program is conducted on wet roads at suburban speeds. It includes a variety of on road exercises including emergency braking, swerving and multiple direction changes.

    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 2.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • All participants must present their current driver's licence ('P' plate or above) in order to participate
    • Learner drivers are accepted provided they have a Licensed Driver with them at all times
    • No particular level of fitness or experience is required
    • Not suitable for pregnant women

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Your current L or P 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 & drinks
    • Do not bring family or friends as spectators are not permitted

    What is Supplied

    • Full day defensive driver course - school holiday special
    • Professional tuition from experienced instructors
    • Course equipment
    • Certificates for course graduates
    • Tea and coffee

    More Information

    Suitable to all drivers 16 to 80 years (P plate drivers a speciality) and suitable to most vehicles including four wheel drives and light commercial vehicles. Presented in a relaxed, friendly, and supportive environment by qualified, experienced instructors, with a balanced mixture of theory and practical driving exercises. We guarantee that regardless of your driving experience you’ll be amazed at what you’ll learn, and what a great time you’ll have learning it with us.

    The aim of these exercises is to educate drivers in: 

    • Basic vehicle dynamics 
    • The correct systems of car control : seating, vision, and steering 
    • Correct braking techniques for both ABS and non-ABS vehicles 
    • Skid causation, basic skid control, and skid prevention 
    • Raising the drivers level of awareness in relation to speed, reaction times and stopping distances 
    • Learn how your vehicle reacts in emergency situations

    The classroom component of this course covers basic road safety concepts and the key principals of defensive driving including: 

    • Understanding of how a drivers attitudes, motivations, and risk taking behaviour can affect that drivers safety and the safety of other road users
    • The Twelve Golden Rules of Defensive Driving and how they can be applied every time a vehicle is driven.
    • The importance of correctly inflated tyres and the condition and type of tyres
    • Road laws and the introduction of any new laws 
    • Road Rage: what it is, why it happens, and how to avoid it 
    • Personal security whilst driving

    Fleet Safety and Defensive Driving Program key learning objectives:

    • Through practical driving exercises, become more ‘speed aware’, particularly in how the degree of vehicle control difficulty increases exponentially in relation to increases in vehicle speeds. 
    • Develop an understanding of basic vehicle dynamics, in emergency situations 
    • Learn to predict potential hazards, identify risky situations and minimise danger 
    • Understand the importance of keeping your vision high and maintaining sensible safety margins around your vehicle at all times 
    • Develop a positive and proactive attitude towards defensive driving

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 7 days before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 7 days of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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Location

Sandown Raceway (Melbourne)

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