Defensive Driving Course, FULL DAY SPECIAL OFFER - Melbourne, Sandown

best seller Defensive Driving Course, FULL DAY SPECIAL OFFER - Melbourne, Sandown

Improve your driving skills and become a better driver in this one day Defensive Driving course. Find out how you and your car handle in emergency situations in the safety of a controlled environment.

Sandown Raceway (Melbourne)
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  • Description
    • Full Day Course 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM in your own car
    • Most experienced instructors in Melbourne
    • Perfect for P-Platers, Corporate Fleet and Court Order drivers
    • Learner drivers are accepted provided they have a Licenced Driver with them at all times
    Defensive Driving Brisbane

    Throughout this Defensive Driver Course in Melbourne, young drivers are strongly encouraged to develop better on-road defensive driving skills and more solid techniques, while more experienced drivers also benefit enormously from advanced driver training, including the correction of old habits and improving judgement and reactions. Whether your choice of vehicle is a small sedan, a large family mover, a sports car or a four wheel drive, training in defensive driving is relevant, enjoyable, and will far improve your skills and ability levels.

    This one-day Defensive Driving Course 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.

    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
    282 Reviews
    4.5 out of 5

    All good

    Michael K   4 out of 5

    Instructors were good but just a little bit wordy during intros (about themselves) and during the morning theory. Class size a little bit too large to get the most out of the prac sessions, (long wait between runs). Overall a very well run & professional experience.

    Lyndon S   4 out of 5

    Really enjoyed the day and learnt a few things about my car like it doesnt have ABS Brakes and also what my car can and cant do as well as visialising everything that happens around me thanks heaps

    Mathew M   5 out of 5

    I would strongly recommend anyone to do this driving course. My 18 year old learner got heaps out of it and i took away heaps of information myself.

    Nicol C   5 out of 5

    The professionalism of the people on the day was excellent. Everyone should do the defensive driving course for yourself and your family.

    Jonathon M   5 out of 5

    Great training. I can recommend this Course for drivers of all levels. The guys were great.

    Cathie   4 out of 5

    The course met all my expectations and Pete and Wally were excellent instructors. Not only were they informative with a wealth of knowledge and experience, their presentation both with theory and practice was so much fun. Thank you for a great day. My driving confidence has certainly increased.?

    Georgia R   5 out of 5

    The practical aspects were fabulous I really extended myself and my car . The theory sessions were very instructor oriented . They need to be brought into modern educational practice . Lecturing adults with many years of experience is not the best method to impart knowledge

    Michael w   4 out of 5

    Great defensive driving Course Everyone in Victoria should have to do one compulsory Well educated and has made a difference

    Jake l   5 out of 5

    The information provided from Adrenalin website was sufficient that I did not need to contact any Adrenalin customer service staff, thus I have selected Neutral for those answers

    Kimberley R   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 ('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 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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