Not only do Total Driver instructors have extensive qualifications, their fields of expertise include automotive technicians, engineers, Army tactical driving, stunt and movie drivers, driver trainers and motorsport competitors. All instructors have formal qualifications including Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training. Not just anyone becomes a Total Driver Certified Master Driver Coach.
It is easy to pass the driving test. It is what happens next that is the issue. A 3000% spike in post licence accident rates prove our young people are not being prepared as drivers.
We don’t do “the average”, no industry-standard-of-a-generic-course or a rule based focus. We understand driving, our passion is your best outcome.
I remember when we started driving, the cars so bad, they scared us into slowing down, the roads open, the adventure fun, Australia was a very different place then. Now it is the opposite, the roads are congested, other drivers lack empathy and understanding, the cars so good, they isolate the driver from all the important information until it is to late.
There is so much more to know. So, who prepares you, to prepare them?
It is so much more than just passing the driving test.
The industry standard is defined as the Default, “What happens if we don’t do anything” So the test is the benchmark and the student, the consumer, aspires to pass the test, Driving test success = Freedom.
The industry (driving instructors) aligns itself to the clients objective, passing the driving test. Their messaging is all about price and time and getting your licenses, as they simply do not understand how this can effect the roads we drive on today.
Proverb: You cannot learn to ride a bike by reading a book
Every driving school instructor gives it their best, that is not the issue. The issues are their backgrounds, their experience. Driving is still one of the few subjects we actually teach ourselves, so everyone believes they are right, they are doing a great job, but if as drivers, if we criticise those we share the roads with, then what separates driving instructors from you? The standard is defined as passing the driving test. The student passes the test, then their accident rate spikes 3000%. This simply shows the approach and emphasis of ‘passing the driving test’, is misplaced to do with the outcome. They were not prepared as a driver in real world driving conditions. So why do the Government state driver training and advanced driving programs do not work? Quite simply, if the industry thinks it is about passing the test, and the post licence industry thinks it is about controlling loss of control, no one is still defining driver training, why they look and don’t see, why they always make the opposite decision to the ones that are actually required. So, are the kids failing the system, or is the system failing our kids?
We understand that Driver Development is a combination of all of these elements, supported with a whole of community approach with school education programs aimed at addressing their Emotional, Attitudinal and Psychological development as drivers.
A shortcut is the longest possible distance between two given points.
Programs developed over 15 years.
What to practice, how much practice is required.
Not just driving around for an hour. An accountable program for instructors and students.
If it was easy, you would not need a driving school. We guide you as we prepare them.
A/Prof Ian Glendon – No other programs are comparable globally- A very rare example of building an example of training evaluation into an intervention program.
Engaging 1 -3 day programs that the students actually enjoy with hands on experience.
Get away and learn how to use your 4X4, fun family adventure.