Think you're ready to pass your driving test? Read this first.

Written by Roger Jolly


Do you really know what is required to pass the driving test?


Our driving instructors have many years of professional driving experience and have seen it all - including temper tantrums when drivers fail their test and blame the examiner for having a bad day!

Be prepared


Many learner drivers do not realise the level of skills and competency required nor what they are actually being tested for on the road.

Here are 6 tips on how to be best prepared and what is required to pass the test from one of our experienced driving instructors.

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Hitting the road? Here are 4 things to remember that will save you big time.


Are you a learner or P-Plate driver? Do you know your restrictions as a new driver on the road?

Don’t get caught out - here are 4 things to remember whenever you are planning to get behind the wheel. 


You’ve passed your L's test and are learning to drive or have recently passed your P-plates. Congratulations! 

Now it's time to put everything you've learnt into action! And to avoid a fine that could cost you big bucks your licence!

And who's got money to spare?

So, do you remember which road rules and restrictions apply specifically to new drivers?

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Give the gift of driving...and have an Ace Christmas!

Written by Leanne Simpson


Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? 


We have Ace driving packages to 'gift' or book online.



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Join the team - Ace driving instructors wanted!




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

You’re a good driver. You’ve never received a driving fine and any accident you’ve been in wasn’t your fault. And your insurance premium and 'no claim bonus' is a testament 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 and pass first go?

How sure are you that you’re the best one to teach your child when it comes to operating a vehicle in traffic and other potentially hazardous and stressful situations?

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The perfect gift for a teenager.


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

lesson packages


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

driving instructor and student

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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