Nambucca Safer Drivers Course
The Nambucca Safer Drivers Course was designed to help prepare learner drivers to become safer drivers as they progress to their P’s. Research has proven that novice drivers are most vulnerable in their first year of driving solo. In fact, in NSW, crash data shows that novice drivers are approximately three (3) times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than the average crash rate for all drivers.
The Learn Drive Survive Safer Drivers Course in Nambucca, is designed to help prepare learner drivers to become safer drivers as they progress to their P’s. Completing a safe driving course also helps learner drivers understand the importance of driver attitude and behaviour.
This Nambucca safe driving program, learner drivers will be taught the techniques and strategies to help minimise unnecessary risk taking, distractions and influences that can affect a drivers capabilty. If you’re looking for a Safer Drivers Course in Nambucca Heads book today. The course is only five (5) hours in duration and involves a theory (Module 1) and practical component (Module 2).
To complete the course, learners must meet the following requirements;
hold a valid learner licence
complete a minimum of 50 actual driving hours (not the 3 for 1 bonus hours) and;
be under 25 years of age
SAFER DRIVERS COURSE MODULES
Module 1 Safer Drivers Course Coffs Harbour
Led by an experienced facilitator, Module 1 is an interactive and engaging three (3) hour facilitated group discussion set in a classroom environment. Throughout the session, learners will explore the behaviours and effective management strategies to become safer drivers. Module 1 helps learner drivers to identify and manage internal and external influences that can impact the skills and ability of novice drivers.
Module 2 Safer Drivers Course Coffs Harbour
Module 2 of the SDC consists of a two (2) hour coaching session in a trainers vehicle. The session only involves two (2) learner drivers and a driver trainer. Each learner will take turns driving on a set route whilst implementing certain strategies learnt in Module 1. This allows learner drivers to identify risks and potential risks in a real life environment and the techniques used to help minimise unnecessary risk taking behaviours.
SAFER DRIVERS COURSE LEARNING ELEMENTS
Driving at a speed suitable to the conditions is essential to minimise the risk of a crash. Lower speeds also allows drivers to see more. Learn simple speed management techniques to allow for critical reaction responses.
Hazard Awareness & Response
Hazard Perception includes the process of recognising and reacting to potentially dangerous driving situations. Learn how to identify and effectively respond to hazards and developing hazards.
Safe Following Distance
Maintaining a Safe Following Distance is essential when driving in the same direction behind traffic. Learn how to create, maintain, protect and manage a Safe Following Distance whilst driving and when stopped in traffic.
Safe Gap Selection
Choosing a safe gap in traffic is a skill that requires on-going practice. A learners judgment on distance is in the developing stages. Learn techniques that will help you identify safe gaps without taking unnecessary risks.
Identifying & Avoiding Risks
A hazard is something that has potential to harm you. Risk is the likelihood of a hazard causing harm. Learn the difference between both and how to manage and avoid risks in a real life driving situation.
Other Defensive Strategies
There are many simple tips and techniques you can do to be a safe driver. Things such as vehicle placement and the anticipation of others, can help prevent a crash and keep you safe. The SDC will teach you these skills for life.
How Much Is The Safer Drivers Course?
The Safer Drivers Course is $140.00 including GST. It is available to eligible NSW learners under 25 years of age and who have completed a minimum of 50 actual hours of on-road driving in their learner logbook. The course helps young learner drivers to become more aware and apply low-risk driving behaviours once they achieve their provisional licence.
Please note that full payment must be made before attending module one of the SDC. If you are a concession card holder you may be eligible to complete the SDC for free. You must complete a concession course application and send it to Learn Drive Survive before attending module one of the SDC. Pensioner Concession card holders can click here to apply or for more information.
Safer Drivers Course Locations
The Safer Drivers Course can be completed at various locations across Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, The Hunter, Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers. To book your place in one of our Safer Drivers Course locations, click here or call 1800 898 969.
Frequently Asked Questions
When Can I Do the Safer Drivers Course
- you must hold a valid learner licence
- you must complete a minimum of 50 actual driving hours (not the 3 for 1 bonus hours) and;
- you must be under 25 years of age.
Will I need to supply my own vehicle to do the in-vehicle coaching part of the safer drivers course?
Do I have to complete the course modules in a particular order?
What if I can only complete one of the modules?
Is the Safer Driver Course just like a driving lesson?
Can I do the course in a manual vehicle?
Can I fail the course?
WHAT OUR STUDENTS HAVE TO SAY
Great driving school. I really liked Simone she is a great teacher, exactly what I was looking for. I definitely recommend doing the course with these guys.
Fantastic driving school, big help in getting building my sons confidence.
Dee is the most amazing person ever! She has helped me with my driving so much. She’s so understanding and makes you feel so comfortable the whole time. I would recommend the whole team to anyone that wants to do the safer drivers course or to book in lessons. Love these guys!! Thanks so much Dee.
100% recommend learn drive survive. They did amazing job in the module 1 and to get me confident behind the wheel. I didn’t think I could of done it without them.
Learn Drive Survive is hands down the best driving school ever and this is from a non bias view. I have had different instructors teach me, but this driving school gave me the best instructor of them all. This driving school is the best to do the safer driver course with and guarantee that if you are taught by them and you listen, you will learn safe driving tips. They are wonderful and would hundred percent recommend anyone to them.
Just wanted to thank Grant for being such a fantastic teacher. He was easy to talk to whilst driving and made me feel very comfortable and at ease. Can not thank him enough how he has helped me polish up on my driving skills to ensure I can be a safer driver. Thanks so much Grant !
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