Ford Driving Skills For Life - Townsville, QLD

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  • Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Calcium, QLD
  • Product code: FDSFLTQLD

Ford Driving Skills For Life - Townsville, QLD

Date: Sunday 28th July 2024

Morning Session: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Afternoon Session: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: DriveIt NQ, Manton, Quarry Road, Calcium QLD

Ford Driving Skills for Life is a free program that teaches newly licensed, teen and learner drivers skills for safe driving beyond what they learn in standard driver education programs.  The program offers hands-on driver training clinics, pairing learner and newly licensed drivers with professional instructors. Participants focus on some of the main the issues and obstacles young drivers face that cause crashes, including hazard recognition, vehicle handling, speed management, space management and distracted and impaired driving.

Ford Driving Skills for Life has provided free, advanced driver education to more than one million people worldwide since its founding in 2003, and is a signature program of Ford Philanthropy.

Driving Skills for Life is delivered by Driving Solutions. It is tailored to new and young drivers and will be touring metro and regional areas in QLD in 2024. The program focuses on the risks of driving on Australian roads.

Techniques covered: 

  • Emergency braking
  • Steering and vision
  • Cornering
  • Parking 
  • Load demonstrations
  • A ‘fatigue suit’ designed to demonstrate the dangers of driving when sleep deprived  

Terms & Conditions:

  • You must be aged over 16 years of age; 
  • You must possess a Drivers licence, Provisional licence or Learner licence valid in Australia and bring your licence along to the event; 
  • If you have a Learner Licence, you will need a minimum of 40 hours in your logbook and you must bring your logbook along to the event; 
  • A waiver and media use agreement form will be sent to you digitally 7 days before the date of your event. These must be signed before participation, and participants under the age of 18 years of age must have the waiver and media agreement form signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • To be eligible to participate in the hands-on driver course you must not have consumed any alcohol in the past 12 hours, and not be under the influence of any drug (prescribed or illegal) which may impair your ability to drive a motor vehicle;  
  • You must conduct driving exercises in a manner consistent with instructions by driving instructors. 
  • Participants must be available to attend on the date of the course. Attendance cannot be substituted for any form of compensation. Registrations are not transferrable.
  • All travel costs to and from the course venue are the responsibility of Participants and will not be covered by Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited. 
  • Ford Motor Company of Australia Pty Limited reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the events, or cancel, change or substitute parts of the event in its sole discretion without notice or liability.