go2drive

Stress free driving lessons

Services

  • 1 hour lesson = 3 logbook hours
  • Mature, experienced and qualified driving instructor
  • Safer driving and hazard response techniques
  • Refresher courses for senior drivers
  • We pick you up from your door and drop you back
  • We also offer a parent observation driving lesson whereby parents sit in on a lesson to observe before they help their learner driver accumulate the necessary hours required to complete the log book
  • Teens, adults and seniors all welcome at Go 2 Drive Driving School

Lessons

Go2Drive has over 40 lessons to choose from and caters for each individual driver.

This list of driving skills is a sample of what we provide in our driving lessons.

 

PREPARING TO DRIVE: 

Purpose: During the introduction we will introduce and familiarise the learner drivers to the safety features of the vehicle and the correct adjustments to suit the driver`s physique.

Outcome: The learner will be able to make the correct adjustments to the seat, steering wheel and seatbelt to suit their physique and ensure the car is safe to drive

VEHICLE CONTROLS:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate the procedure of Location /operation of controls.

Outcome: At the end of the lesson the learner will be able to locate and identify the controls of a vehicle.

MOVING OFF AND STOPPING:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate the procedure of start up and shut down, move off and stop and secure the vehicle.

Outcome: At the end of the lesson the learner will be able to move the vehicle a short distance and be able to select an appropriate place to park the vehicle, move in stop and secure.

STEERING:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate push/pull and hand over hand steering technique.

Outcome: The learner will be able to steer effectively with push/pull and /or hand over hand methods in a range of driving environments.

GEAR CHANGING:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate how to change gears.

Outcome: The learner will be able to change gears effectively to reduce wear and load on the engine whilst maintaining control of the vehicle.

SCANNING:

Scan the driving environment for forward planning and hazard management.

THREE POINT TURN AND U-TURN:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate the procedure for U-Turn and /or three point turns.

Outcome: The learner will be turning the vehicle around and face the opposite direction using the appropriate gears, within five directional changes.

SIMPLE TRAFFIC:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate a cornerstone topic of low risk driving principles.

Outcome: The learner will be able to minimise their exposure to risk by buffering from both parked and oncoming vehicles.

PARALLEL PARKING:

Purpose: The purpose is to explain and demonstrate the procedure of reverse parallel parking.

Reason: A driver has much more manoeuvrability when reversing into a parking space and requires less room than trying to drive forward into it.

COMPLEX TRAFFIC:

Outlines reasons and demonstrates how to manage medium to high density complex traffic situations

CHANGING LANES:

Outlines and demonstrate procedure for changing lanes.

Key Points:

  • VISION
  • BLIND SPOTS
  • GAP SELECTION
  • LANE CHANGE PROCEDURE

SPEED MANAGEMENT: 

Outlines the reasons and demonstrates speed management in traffic.
Competently maintain safe following distances, passing clearances and appropriate positioning of the vehicle for improved forward observation in medium to heavy traffic.

ROAD POSITIONING:

Outlines and demonstrates vehicle positioning in medium and heavy traffic and varying road (laned and unlaned) conditions, including pedestrian areas.

DECISION MAKING:

Outlines and demonstrates safe decision making when joining or crossing traffic, proceeding through traffic lights, lane changes and moving off from the kerb.

RESPONDING TO HAZARDS:

Outlines and demonstrates possible responses to road hazards.

NOTE: A hazard is defined as any situation where there is an increased risk of crash.

DRIVING TEST:

Preparation for the P plate test and attend with the learner driver at the RMS.

Post analysis with the driver.

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