Our Level 1 Course is an integral component of our Learn to Drive program
Our defensive driving courses are highly recommended for all drivers. All courses cover the essential skills of The Art of Driving.
Practically orientated, they are beneficial every time you get behind the wheel. The “skills” taught by nearly all other driving schools are geared to passing the test for P Plates. Life-saving skills such as emergency braking, avoidance of other vehicles or objects whilst braking, rapid changes in direction, regaining control on wet roads – the list of emergency situations ALL drivers will encounter at some stage during their driving life, are not taught. Most often the result is an accident, from a slight dent to fatalities.
Learn the Art of Driving and you will not become engaged in any of the Fatal 5 activities:
- Drink/Substance abuse
- Seatbelts (lack of or not properly used)
but you will be prepared to avoid drivers who do. As we have mentioned many times, the Fatal 5 are symptoms, not causes.
Total Driver offers 2 levels of Defensive Driving
Level 1 – The Proactive Driver
This course reduces driver fatigue with techniques that drop fatigue-related incidents by over 30%.
Level 2 – The Advanced Driver
This course focuses on the technique for the balance required between car and driver. It explores understeer, oversteer, and drift style driving. The quintessential step for all drivers aspiring to the Performance course.
Level 3 – The Performance Driver
This program is for drivers who wish to compete for either at club, state, or national level. The course has been developed from the years of experience of the Total Driver team gained F1, V8, Super Cars, and a myriad of other ventures.
Covering a broad range of skills and techniques. Cornering lines, tuning and obtaining the best from the car, techniques to “look after the car” - to finish first, first you must finish.
To qualify for the Performance Driver Programme, completing the Advanced Driver course is mandatory.