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Defensive Driving Course - FULL DAY P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne

Defensive Driving Course - FULL DAY P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne Defensive Driving Course - FULL DAY P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne Defensive Driving Course - FULL DAY P-PLATE & L-PLATE SCHOOL HOLIDAY SPECIAL, Sandown Raceway, Melbourne

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

Sandown Raceway (Melbourne)
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  • Description
    Defensive Driving Brisbane
    • Full Day Course 8:30 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 Licenced 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
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  • Reviews
    53 Reviews
    4.6 out of 5

    It was an amazing experience. I was able to conqueror my fears and felt totally confident in my driving abilities. The instructor was fantastic and the experience was fast-paced and exciting.

    Kiarah A   5 out of 5

    The defensive driving course was a fantastic experience and taught me not only how to handle an emergency situation but modifeied my daily driving habits to have a more comfortable drive every day while being safer at the same time. As a person with 30 years driving "experience" I recommend this not only to Leaners and P platers but to all drivers on the road.

    Darren H   5 out of 5

    Good value and that was pleasing as well as the Dynamic team at Sandown were terrific.

    Rod C   4 out of 5

    It was a great experience and I was able to learn valuable skills.

    Jacinta   5 out of 5

    Thankyou for the great day full of important tips and practical experiences. Totally recommend this experience to any driver.

    Jace M   5 out of 5

    Was a fantastic day we were so pleased we had our son do it. He learnt alot and I am sure it will benefit him in the future. thanks

    dave s   5 out of 5

    I participated as an observer with a L plate driver (son). Wally was amazing and I learnt more from him about my car and driving than I have in the last 35 years. I believe this course should be mandatory for ALL young drivers. The theory was quite hard hitting ( texting, seatbelts and intersections) and really affected me in a positive way. However, your presenter left a little to be desired. He asked for participation from the class and when someone responded to a question, if not the correct answer he would belittle them. ( I copped a blast about eating tofu and washing my underpants- comments which I still cant understand). The result of this guys behaviour was that no-one was game to ask a question or participate in discussion- not good.

    Paul F   4 out of 5

    Very informative and eye opening experience. My only qualm would be there was no written address on the information received, only longitude latitude coordinates which made the entrance difficult to find

    Steven A   4 out of 5

    Thus should be an essential training course for all L plate learners

    Bridie w   4 out of 5

    I purchased this for my son on his L's invaluable learning and I believe every driver would benefit by doing this course. Thanks and keep up the passion guys!

    Jennifer G   5 out of 5
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  • 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 Licenced 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

    • 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

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