Student of the month Specialised driving lessons for special needs people. Brittany When we were introduced to Brittany, she had numerous driving schools previously, her last instructor, a retired… Continue reading Special needs driving, autism, aspergers, ADHD and NDIS
Driver of the month Cameron Henderson You would be amazed the amount of teens who crash cars whilst learning to drive The problem is so bad, driving schools do not… Continue reading Driving Student of the month
15 car crash on the M1, Why and how? People do not hop into cars to crash, yet our road toll costs us over $36bn pa. There are two issues… Continue reading Increase in crashes and risk to emergency services on our roads
4WD rollovers are not something that should treated as a joke. (Image sourced ABC News) 5 incidents in two weeks. 32 fatalities in five moths (6 up on 2021). Vehicle… Continue reading Outback Crashes, Police warning caravanners
Reducing fuel consumption by 20% with the ART of DRIVING Blog on fuel consumption The modern vehicle is amazing fuel efficient, whilst at the same time, providing more performance than… Continue reading Reducing fuel consumption by 20% with the ART of DRIVING
Day 2 / 6 Ngkala Rocks.When the going gets tough! We lost two hours!! There was a buzz after our first day’s travels. Today was about taking the crew through… Continue reading Six days on Fraser 4×4 beach driving experience – Ngkala Rocks
Day 1 of 6, Fraser Island Adventure. Urban Warriors hit the beach for the first time Remember I said pack the night before and it is always a good idea… Continue reading Six days on Fraser 4WD beach driving experience Inskip to ELI Creek
It was a great plan, Day one, leave work, 4WD loaded, ready to go and accommodation set to make Day 1 easier. However Everyone was leaving Brisbane with the same… Continue reading Top ten tips for 4WD trips -The Story of Planning, Preparation and Performance
I am taking a group over to Fraser Island for a week long adventure. It then struck me that this would be the perfect opportunity to invite you along for… Continue reading Planning your 4×4 roadtrip beach driving adventure
Reduce Fatigue with food? At first glance it seems too simplistic. Can eating the right foods really affect driver fatigue? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” Eating the right food… Continue reading Diet and driver fatigue
The visual cortex is a fantastical portion of the brain, and one which is enlarged in our species to the extent that we can use our eyes to make sense… Continue reading Why we look and don’t see.
Today on SM, we have another academic trading blows and demanding that all P plate drivers be banned from driving on the beach. Amongst the claims are they have not… Continue reading Banning P Platers from driving on the beach.
Fatal Five – Driver Fatigue Ten top tips How to Manage Driver Fatigue Driver Fatigue is listed as one of the fatal five (which is actually 7) As we constantly… Continue reading Ten top tips How to Manage Driver Fatigue
Hydrate The air-conditioning dehydrates the air, which is why it is so good at demisting the windows on humid days, as a by-product, it also dehydrates you. So keep drinking… Continue reading Hydrate – the key to managing driver fatigue
Move your body active. Remember all the issues from deep vein thrombosis, well the same can happen when you are driving for extended periods. Movement causes the blood to be… Continue reading Move Your body tips for reducing driver fatigue
Driving safe with the Coronavirus is no different to the most dangerous food to eat whilst driving, which is chocolate, as it melts in the fingers, gets on the controls,… Continue reading Driving Safe with the Coronavirus
Parents believe that driving is using the controls, the brakes, the accelerator and steering, managing mirror checks and keeping between the lines. Nothing could be further from the truth. The… Continue reading Learner Driver Training – why parents teaching new driving skills is the highest risk activity you will ever undertake
People do not hop into cars to crash. Yet we do it consistently well, costing our economy over $36bn pa. 75% of the people in Young Care, are under 25… Continue reading Professional driving instructors; why are teen drivers over-represented in crash statistics.
Why choose Total Driver for aprofessional experience in driving lessons Value: There is more to learning to drive, than driving around for an hour. It is about a professional experience in driving… Continue reading Professional experience in driving lessons for the learner and provisional drivers
How to chose a driving school: What is driver training How to choose a driving school is a guide for parents in understanding some of the complexities of preparing their… Continue reading How to choose a driving school
Teen Drivers and their lack of vehicle maintenance skills are inan article as part of the Supercheap promotion, raising awareness of how unprepared our teens are as drivers. So why… Continue reading Teen Drivers and their lack of vehicle maintenance skills.
Defensive Driving Course Review Defensive Driver Course Review. Thank you for participating in our Defensive Driving Course, We really hope you had a fun, rewarding day with us and took… Continue reading Defensive Driving Course Review
Distracted Driving Distracted Driving is one of the fatal five triggers for all crashes. The problem with distracted driving is we don’t realise how far we are travelling blind. See,… Continue reading Distracted driving
How to keep your drivers licence and your points. We all enjoy going for a drive, just not as much as we used to. In our modern age, it is… Continue reading How to keep your drivers licence and your points.
The one thing that unites all human beings is the solid belief that we are all above average drivers. I read an article today that again shows how passing… Continue reading When passing the driving test is just not enough.
Safe Driving Tip – Driver Fatigue Safe Driving tip – Driver Fatigue is listed as one of the fatal five (which is actually 7) As we constantly state, no one person… Continue reading Safe Driving tip – Driver Fatigue
Disability and Rehabilitation Driving Case Study Total Driver also specialise in Disability and Rehabilitation Driving programs for people from all walks of life. One of our cars is specifically fitted out… Continue reading Disability and Rehabilitation Driving Case Study
Driver Education Press Release. November 2017 Gene Corbett Ph: 1300 887 352For Immediate Release For information: Trinity School supporting students in safer driving outcomes. The Road toll in… Continue reading Driver Education – Safer Drivers at Trinity College Lismore
Is the driving test failing our learner Drivers If passing the driving test is the holy grail of driving, why are these same drivers so over represented in post licence… Continue reading Is the Driving Test failing our learner drivers.
Don’t you just get sick to the stomach every time there is another story, another crash, another cry for someone to do something when it comes to young drivers. … Continue reading Does the Driving test fail everyone, failings in driving lessons
Last night, I read what had to be one of the most uninformed articles, ever. Well not ever, I have read quite a few in my time, but this one… Continue reading Driver training and driver trainers misconceptions.
These 12 top hints will help prepare you and your learner driver for the road ahead.Great driving adventures don’t include breaking down or being stranded, after all, summers’s here and… Continue reading 10 top driving hints and tips for summer
If Henry Ford gave his customers what they wanted, it would have been more horses. If we ask learner drivers what they want on their Ls, it is cheaper lessons.… Continue reading Your Ls is about more than getting your licence
A child a week is run over in their own driveway. Another day, another fatality, this time an innocent young boy, who wasn’t even in a car. He was playing… Continue reading A child a week is run over in their own driveway.
The governments marketing campaign “Every K over is a killer” is just that, a very clever marketing campaign that reaps very healthy returns. On average, each state government generates between… Continue reading How to avoid speeding fines
Road trip ideas for great holidays: Download as an Ebook We often try and motivate our driving school students and incentivise their driving lessons with tales of where their driving… Continue reading Road trip ideas and adventures in driving
4×4 driver training, adventures and misadventures in the mud https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/lost-family-steve-van-lonkhuyzen-used-simple-tools-to-keep-himself-and-sons-alive-in-expedition-national-park/story-fnn8dlfs-1227164646765They broke two of the golden rules for traveling in remote areas How not to get stuck in the bush, become… Continue reading 4×4 driver training, adventures and misadventures in the mud
Why do people crash into stationary cars? We all stereotype people who have accidents, we segregate, give them names such as hoons, yet every day, innocent, “normal” people die, get… Continue reading Why do people crash into stationary cars?
This is such a frustrating and sad post to read, write and detail. It is all of these things as it is so unnecessary. What is the definition of stupid,… Continue reading Another day, another fatality what is wrong with Novice Drivers
What is Driver training, how to choose a driving instructor and why you should choose a professional instructor. Such sadness today, we are not even into the start of the… Continue reading What is Driver training- How and why to choose a driving school
It is unfortunate but a true state of affairs. That the weapon of choice in road safety is the road toll, those people who have lost their lives and the… Continue reading Road safety and road accidents, why are they interlinked.
https://www.mygc.com.au/news/woman-killed-in-gold-coast-crash-report/ It was only the other day that I was reading a full page excerpt in the paper, with the Queensland government in full voice with their achievements in reducing… Continue reading More vehicle accidents, less fatalities, what is going on?
Why Choose a Driving School? Learning to drive is as scary as teaching a person to drive. When your teenager hits the age of being able to get their learner’s… Continue reading It is Christmas holidays, Why choose a Driving School?
Since 1998 at least 464 infants and children have died in hot vehicles in the United States. Source: Jan Null, adjunct professor of meteorology at San Francisco State University This… Continue reading Why we shouldn’t leave kids and pets in cars
https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/the-partys-over-for-learner-drivers-20111016-1lraf.html You will start to see a lot with Total Driver and our new campaign, we have been recruiting and training new instructors, you will soon be introduced and pulling… Continue reading When Road safety and bureaucracy collide
this is the first of many subjects that will keep you informed and educated as to what and how to prepare your teen for the act of driving. Driving is… Continue reading Driver training. What are you paying for
One of our Package values is $599.00 ea, which represents a great commitment from Total Driver forSAFERdrivers, SAFERroads and SAFERcommunities. To win a scholarship package please fill out the enquiries form and… Continue reading We are going to bring you the best driving for road safety news.