Outback Crashes, Police warning caravanners.

  Five incidences in two weeks 32 fatalities in five months. Six up on the previous year. Vehicle rollovers in unprecedent numbers on our beaches.     What is going… Continue reading Outback Crashes, Police warning caravanners.

Reducing fuel consumption by 20% with the ART of DRIVING

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

Six days on Fraser 4×4 beach driving experience – Ngkala Rocks

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

Six days on Fraser 4WD beach driving experience Inskip to ELI Creek

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

Top ten tips for 4WD trips -The Story of Planning, Preparation and Performance

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

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

Planning your 4×4 roadtrip beach driving adventure

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

Diet and driver fatigue

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

Why we look and don’t see.

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.

Banning P Platers from driving on the beach.

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.

Top ten tips to reduce Driver Fatigue – Postural Stability

Ten top tips How to Manage Driver Fatigue

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

Know when to stop. Managing Driver fatigue

Managing the ever-changing environment. Driver fatigue and driver management

Spot early warning signs, Driving and managing fatigue

Don’t look down, managing driver fatigue

Hydrate – the key to managing 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

You are what you eat. Managing driver fatigue

Move Your body tips for reducing 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

Drivers vision- stall the speed and buy time

How you sit and use the controls can reduce driver fatigue by over 30%

4×4 and AWD drivetrain systems explained.

Tyre pressures and 4WD operation

Safety in 4×4 and off-road Recovery

Rated recovery points and accessories.

4×4 Recovery techniques

NDIS Driver Training: Hero Driver of the Month – Gene Corbett Total Driver Australia

Driving Safe with the Coronavirus

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

Learner Driver Training – why parents teaching new driving skills is the highest risk activity you will ever undertake

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

Professional driving instructors; why are teen drivers over-represented in crash statistics.

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.

Professional experience in driving lessons for the learner and provisional drivers

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 choose a driving school

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.

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 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 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.

  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… Continue reading How to keep your drivers licence and your points.

Driver Fatigue How to Manage

When passing the driving test is just not enough.

  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 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

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

What is wrong with the new learner driver licence test

What is wrong with the new learner driver licence test? On the surface, there might seem some credence behind this, so what could be wrong with the new learner driver… Continue reading What is wrong with the new learner driver licence test

No such thing as Dangerous Roads or Conditions

There is no such thing as Dangerous Roads or Conditions or Cars It is the decisions the driver makes in managing these elements in the environment, that creates the risk.… Continue reading No such thing as Dangerous Roads or Conditions

5 Queensland Road Trip Ideas

Thinking about getting out and exploring beautiful Queensland these holidays? Here are some great family Queensland road trip ideas. 1. Adventure Way – 4 days / 1,152 kilometres On this… Continue reading 5 Queensland Road Trip Ideas

Road Trip Ideas For NSW

Thinking about getting out and exploring beautiful New South Wales these holidays? Here are some great family road trip ideas for NSW. 1. 4 Day Northern NSW Road Trip Adventure… Continue reading Road Trip Ideas For NSW

Driver Education – Safer Drivers at Trinity College Lismore

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.

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.

Does the Driving test fail everyone, failings in driving lessons

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

How to change a flat tyre without getting hurt in 10 easy steps

Lessons in driving Unfortunately, with current lessons in driving, the entire driver training, and licensing process are focused on just passing the driving test. So it’s not until you are… Continue reading How to change a flat tyre without getting hurt in 10 easy steps

Driving offences that can effect learner drivers insurance premiums

Learning to driver is hard enough with so many rules and regulations, what do they all mean? Do I really need to know all this stuff as a learner driver?… Continue reading Driving offences that can effect learner drivers insurance premiums

Car insurance for learner drivers and what you need to know.

Car Insurance for learner drivers Getting your learner’s licence for the first time is an exciting rite of passage for most teenagers. However, for parents, it can be a major… Continue reading Car insurance for learner drivers and what you need to know.

UN’S Road safety week means Safer Roads for Gold Coast Learner Drivers

This year Gold Coast Learner Drivers and the United Nations week-long campaign for the decade of action for Road Safety, Total Driver would like to announce a collaboration between Robina State… Continue reading UN’S Road safety week means Safer Roads for Gold Coast Learner Drivers

Driver training and driver trainers misconceptions.

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.

10 top driving hints and tips for summer

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

Great Road Trip ideas and how to keep your drivers licence

It is Christmas and that means time away from work, life and enjoying family and adventures. Sometimes though, those two conflict. Especially for parents who have to help their teens… Continue reading Great Road Trip ideas and how to keep your drivers licence

Your Ls is about more than getting your licence

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

When driver training goes wrong

When driver training goes wrong Have you seen our video this week. It is a sad but oh so true fact of what goes wrong when people are only focused… Continue reading When driver training goes wrong

A child a week is run over in their own driveway.

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.

Driver training why driving lessons are not qualified

Hi. I just wanted to add this post. There has been people looking for driving instructors online, it was amazing to see the feeding frenzy that came out. Everyone competing… Continue reading Driver training why driving lessons are not qualified

How to avoid speeding fines

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 and adventures in driving

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

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?

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?

Another day, another fatality what is wrong with Novice Drivers

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 and why to choose a driving school

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

Road safety and road accidents, why are they interlinked.

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.

More vehicle accidents, less fatalities, what is going on?

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?

It is Christmas holidays, Why choose a Driving School?

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?

Why we shouldn’t leave kids and pets in cars

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

When Road safety and bureaucracy collide

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

Driver training. What are you paying for

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

We are going to bring you the best driving for road safety news.

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.

Graduates of Total Driver have a 400% reduction in accidents over the first 3 years of obtaining their license, in comparison to the national average*.

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“Will you bet your child’s life you have the skills to teach the art of driving?”