DEFENSIVE DRIVER TRAINING

From AUD $285.00
  • Duration: 7 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Suite 4, Ferrers Road, Eastern Creek, NSW
  • Product code: DDT

GET BEHIND THE WHEEL

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You learn more behind your own steering wheel than staring at a whiteboard. We’ll help you put techniques into practice with hands-on training and exercises in your own vehicle.

As well as developing safer driving skills, you will also learn more about your vehicle, essential maintenance and safety features. We’ll teach you how to save money on vehicle maintenance by reducing wear and tear on the road.

Learners with a minimum of 50 hours on their log book are welcome to attend this course, however please note that this course does not provide additional hours towards their logbook, please refer to the NSW Safer Driver Course for the additional 20 hours of logbook time.


TECHNIQUES COVERED

  • Vehicle set up
  • Understanding vehicle technology such as ABS and stability control
  • Emergency braking & accident avoidance techniques
  • Vision and Anticipation
  • Driver attitudes & general road safety
  • Eco Driving
  • DUI and fatigue
  • Reaction times & braking skills in wet/dry conditions


COST

$285, cancellations must be advised at least 7 days prior to the course date so that a transfer to an alternative date can be arranged, cancellations after this date will result in a forfeit of all fees paid. Transfers must be completed within 6 months of the original course date. Refunds for cancellation or non-attendance are not available.


TIMINGS

Full day course: 8:30am – 4:00pm.


WHAT TO WEAR

Please wear casual, comfortable clothing with regards to weather conditions - it can get very hot, and equally very cold at Sydney Motorsport Park. Ensure that you wear comfortable flat, closed in shoes. Please note that high heels, thongs or sandals are not permitted.

VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS

Please ensure that your vehicle is roadworthy and has:

  • The correct oil and water levels
  • A full tank of fuel
  • Tyre pressures at recommended manufacturer levels, please refer to your vehicle handbook for optimum levels.
  • Remove any loose items from your vehicle


FOOD & BEVERAGES

Tea, coffee and water are supplied. There is a café onsite, or you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks. Please note that the café is not open every day of the year, but there are shops close by if required. No alcohol should be consumed for at least 12 hours prior to the course.

WEATHER

All Driver Training courses go ahead whatever the weather conditions. In the unlikely event that we need to cancel or postpone a course we will contact you as soon as possible.

CANCELLATIONS OR DATE CHANGES

Cancellations must be advised at least 7 days prior to the course date, so that a transfer to another date can be arranged, cancellations after this date will result in a forfeit of all fees paid. Transfers must be completed within 6 months of the original course date. Refunds for cancellation or non-attendance are not available.


DIRECTIONS

Enter Sydney Motorsport Park via Gate A on Ferrers Road. Once on Ferrers Road, Sydney Motorsport Park is on the left-hand side, with yellow and black signage. Once you are within Sydney Motorsport Park, please proceed to the Skid Pan (after the tunnel turn right, where the Medical Centre will be on your left).

Sydney Motorsport Park is located 40km west of Sydney’s CBD on Brabham Drive/Ferrers Road at Eastern Creek.