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 ...plus 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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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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Road rage and how it affects learner drivers

Written by Leanne Simpson

Road rage is a universal problem. People get cut off at lights, drive too close, take a parking space not meant for them. The beast comes out in a frightening way that can traumatise learner drivers at the beginning of their journey.

It happens to everyone

It’s not just learner drivers at the receiving end of road rage. Drivers in general are inconsiderate. They’re focused on where they have to go and the time it takes to get there. The solution to whatever stands in their way is a loud toot of the horn or to swerve around other cars in front of them, sometimes spitting a hail of abuse.


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