Join the team - Ace driving instructors wanted!

Written by Michelle Lanceley

 

 

 

Are you a qualified driving instructor in Brisbane who needs to fill your work diary? 

Looking for the ultimate local flexible job? 

Then look no further...


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Prevention is Better than Cure - Why Your Child Needs A Driving Instructor

Written by Michelle Lanceley

You’re a good driver. You’ve never got a fine, any accident you’ve been in wasn’t your fault and your insurance premiums speak of your fine track record.

But if you had to take your test again today, would you be confident you know all the road rules? How sure are you that you’re the best one to teach your child when it comes to operating a vehicle in traffic?

 

Ace Driving School’s Guarantee To Parents

 


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The perfect gift for a teenager.

Written by Michelle Lanceley

 

Need present ideas for a teenager in your life? 

 

To get them started on the 'road to independence', whether you are a parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle or even a group of friends chipping in together, the 'gift of driving' is sure to be a winner. 

For most young people, turning 16 is the age when you can legally start driving to get your car licence.

A pre-paid gift voucher for a handful of driving lessons could be the best present for a difficult-to-buy-for young person. And what a great start to this often costly and time consuming process...


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The best driving lessons for teens

Written by Leanne Simpson

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Price is an important factor when choosing a driving school and customers are constantly looking for the best driving lesson deal available. Sometimes parents give their teenagers the responsibility of researching and buying lessons, making cost especially important.

 

Cheap is not always best.

Choosing the cheapest driving lessons doesn’t mean driving in circles for an hour. But it doesn't mean it's the best driving school either. 

It’s a qualified instructor’s duty to teach their students how to drive safely and understand and put into practice all the road rules they have learnt. Professional driving instructors must have a Certificate IV in Transport and Logistics, a valid Blue Card and follow the policies and procedures the driving school has set. It pays to choose an instructor that will help make your driving experience a calm and enjoyable one without yelling and stress.  And the best driving instructors will offer relevant tips, safe driving advice and information along the way. 


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The affordable driving school that gives great advice

Written by Leanne Simpson

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Yes, Ace is an affordable driving school providing value for money in more ways than one. Our students leave our lessons feeling confident in their driving abilities while having fun at the same time.

There’s so much more to being a good driver than executing a perfect turn. The 'outside-of-the-car' stuff like insurance matters too. We’ve gathered some helpful links and driving advice for our students (and their parents) to walk through before test day.

 

Finding a car

Saving for a car and hunting for the right one is half the fun of learning to drive. During your driving lessons as a student, you’ll become familiar with both the instructor’s and your guardian’s car.


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5 ways to be a responsible driver after driving school

Written by Leanne Simpson

Graduating driving school fills you with endorphins and dreams of speeding off into the sunset. But, as it says in the Queensland Government’s ‘Join the Drive’ campaign, settle down stallion!

Here are five ways to be a responsible driver when you get your driving licence and post driving school.

 

1. Put the phone away

Mobile phones contribute to over 80% of on-road accidents every year. Your Instagram, Facebook and Twitter feeds are sources of distraction that don’t belong in your car. Especially not when you’re driving.


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Buying a car after driving school: what you should know

Written by Leanne Simpson

You’re close to finishing your 100 hours and there’s just a few more lessons of practice with the driving school. You’ve probably done heaps of shopping over the years but now you’re ready for…
Buying your first car!
But before you run through the car yard like a child in a chocolate shop just understand this, you might not get your dream car. Not yet, anyway. You only just graduated driving school and got your license so you must take it slow. We’ve listed a few things to help you along so you make the ‘right’ choice.


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Essentials you need to take care of before graduating driving school

Written by Leanne Simpson

Your time in driving school is valuable. You’ll learn skills there that you won’t anywhere else. It’s exciting to finish the 100 hours and pass the test, but hold on before you snatch the keys and drive off into the sunset. There’s some essential jobs you need to take care of first.

Highways and merging

Two pet terrors for learner drivers everywhere. Driving instructors will take their students onto highways and teach them how to merge properly. This only happens, though, during the later lessons with the driving school.


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5 mistakes to avoid when taking your driving test

Written by Leanne Simpson

It is the day of your driving test, and the lead-up to it, fills you with anticipation, nerves, and excitement. Rest assured, it is normal to feel lots of butterflies in your stomach before taking your test but these feelings shouldn’t control you.

If you want to pass the test, staying calm and remembering what you have learnt is the key to success.

Here are 5 common mistakes many learner drivers make...so you can avoid making them too!

 

1.You don’t book in with your instructor

Your driving instructor has got you this far in your driving journey. And you’ll need them when preparing for your driving test too. It’s common for students to meet their instructor the day before the test, or even the day of your test, to prepare for what is ahead. One more practice lesson will always help and you can even use your instructor's car for the driving test itself.


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6 Painful Things About Being A Learner Driver You Must Endure

Written by Leanne Simpson

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Young people under the age of 25 can’t avoid being a learner driver. It’s a rite of passage that sets you up for success, not to mention a lifetime behind the wheel. We know your pains all too well, including the following:

100 hours

These compulsory hours are clocked up between the driving instructor and anyone on their open license who guides you.

When you have lessons with a driving instructor, they’re worth 3 regular hours. This perk, though, is only eligible for 10 lessons. Any after that are worth one regular hour. As a learner driver, you need all the experienced help you can get, so having a few extra lessons is recommended, particularly before your test.


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