Choosing and Using Driving Instructors

Choosing and Using Driving Instructors

Your best resource in preparing for the Practical Driving Assessment (PDA) is a qualified driving instructor. Family and friends will provide most of the supervision you require, but the expertise of a professional instructor is still vital to your progress and eventual success.  Lessons with an instructor will both make you a safer driver and better prepare you for the PDA. The amount invested in lessons will save you time and money by increasing your chance of passing on your first attempt and decreasing your risk of being involved in an accident. Qualified driving instructors know what…continue reading →
Hitting Animals While Driving

Hitting Animals While Driving

Cars hitting animals is both unfortunate and common (especially in the country). For help on how to avoid a collision with an animal, check out our last post. Even if you're confident you can avoid a collision if the situation came up, it's still important to know what to do and who to call should you injure or kill an animal while driving. Having some basic knowledge about how to act will ensure the safety of both the animal and you. There are a few simple steps you can follow to ensure you…continue reading →
10 Things You Should Always Have In Your Car

10 Things You Should Always Have In Your Car

Would you be prepared if something went wrong while you were driving? Luckily, just a few items can make you far more prepared should you encounter trouble on the road. So check out the 10 things you should always have in your car to guarantee you’ll be ready for anything! To share this image on your site copy and paste the code below <a href="http://www.drivingtestwa.com/10-things-you-should-always-have-in-your-car"><img class="aligncenter" src="http://www.drivingtestwa.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/10-Things-You-Should-Always-Have-In-Your-Car.jpg" width="600"></a><br /> <p>Source: <a href="http://www.drivingtestwa.com/">Driving Test WA</a></p><br /> <p>continue reading →
Avoiding Animals While Driving

Avoiding Animals While Driving

Collisions with animals on the road are an upsetting but inevitable part of driving. However, equipping yourself with knowledge about animal behaviour can lower you chances of hitting an animal. Below you will find out when and where you are more likely to encounter animals and how to react should that happen. In the country Country areas are notorious for encounters with both wild and farm animals. The increased frequency of encounters is due to animals frequenting the areas next to roads. They do this because drainage areas near the roadside create both…continue reading →
Steering Techniques - Hand-Over-Hand or Pull-Push?

Steering Techniques - Hand-Over-Hand or Pull-Push?

The ‘hand-over-hand’ and ‘pull-push’ methods are two steering techniques recommended and approved by driving instructors and transport authorities. But what are the differences and which method should you choose? Remember - no matter your chosen steering method, your hands should be on the wheel at all times except when using other vehicle controls. The Differences As the majority of experienced drivers use a personalised technique that can be a hybrid of both methods based on their personal preference, many people do not know or understand the finer points of each technique. Because of this, learner drivers often…continue reading →