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pay attention and learn Understand The Process, Take Proffered Advise - A post that I am driven to make purely because what I write now has to be written. Today is Thursday March 7, 2024. Yesterday I met a young man who hails from the sub-continent. His English is not perfect but he understood what I had to say and could…

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pay attention and learn LEARNING TO DRIVE - I’ve not written here for some time, basically because I’ve not felt the need to.

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Are You A Gambler? - It’s been a while since I’ve added anything new to my driver training website. Mainly because I don’t like repeating myself unnecessarily especially in text. However, events of the past few weeks have given me cause for thought, hence, what you’re about to read.

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Horses, and Water - My day has ended with two failed tests, primarily because both candidates – that’s what the Qld Department of Transport and Main Roads calls you – were not ready for their test. Neither one consulted me as to their readiness, and it became blatantly obvious in the hour before each…

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Just What Is A “Built-Up Area”? - I get asked this question constantly. Here is the legal definition from the legislation: built-up area in relation to a length of road, means an area in which either of the following is present for a distance of at least 500 metres or, if the length of road is shorter than 500…

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THE DIP SWITCH Can You Show Me How… - Something that has come to my attention of late is the use by Driving Examiners of what amounts to ‘slang’ language in the pre-drive check

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A Sombre Reminder - I came across this article today, which is entirely relevant to the art of driving, in particular, learning to drive and being instructed professionally. A boy, 3, understood to be playing with his twin brother at units at Thorneside, has died after being accidentally struck by a reversing vehicle. The…

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Why You Should NEVER Trust Another Driver - Here is a short 5 minute video showing exactly why, as a defensive driver, you simply cannot trust any other driver on the road. Watch them all like a hawk, in front, alongside and behind you if you want to stay out of trouble.    

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Your Learner Driver’s Licence - Whether you happen to be aged 16 or 76, your driver’s licence is an important – some might say vital – piece of regulatory status/commodity in the modern world. When you are learning to drive – as opposed to simply moving a motor vehicle around on the road – under…

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