Driving Tips

National Driving Academy blog covers items related to safe driving relevant to learner drivers and their families.

Stay Safe this Easter Long Weekend

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Defensive Driving Course at EPIC 29th October

Caitlin Kerr - Monday, November 07, 2016

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Tips for Hiring a Rental Car

Caitlin Kerr - Monday, October 17, 2016

Sometimes renting a car is unavoidable, you might need one on a family holiday to get around easily, or perhaps you might need one during a business trip to get to meetings and see clients.  In order to have the smoothest experience possible when renting a car, make sure you adhere to the advice in this blog post, which if followed correctly will keep you on the road and out of trouble with a less than desirable service.    
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I P’d off. So what’s all the fuss!

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, July 01, 2016
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10 Things You Should Always Have In Your Car

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, July 01, 2016

Would you know what to do in an emergency situation, such as breaking down in the middle of nowhere?  For this important topic we teamed up with Kieran from QLDDrivingTest.com to ensure that no matter what you find yourself faced with out there on the road, you will be equipped to handle it! Unexpected situations occur while driving. You could breakdown, get a flat battery or puncture a tyre. To ensure your safety on the road it’s important to think about these situations before they actually happen.  This could change a major hassle into a minor inconvenience, saving you time and money. Read More…

Safety Tips for Winter Driving - Driving from Canberra to the Snow

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, June 17, 2016

What I love about the Canberra Region is its distinct four seasons. And right now we are in the midst of a very cold and wet winter.  Read More…

The Yellow Line = The New No Stopping Sign You Probably Didn’t Know About

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, May 27, 2016

Even the most knowledgeable drivers may not know this road rule fact! Under a new national road rule, a yellow line may be painted along a kerb to indicate there are parking restrictions in that area. This yellow line may be used in conjunction with a No Stopping Sign or used instead of one, so don’t assume just because there is no sign that you are safe to park!  Read More…

Holiday guide for parents with learner drivers

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, November 05, 2015

The school holidays over summer represents an excellent time for quality driving practice and also professional driving lessons. There are less of the competing demands faced during the school term. This period also represents the busiest period for National Driving Academy with day light saving making later lessons desirable and our customers wanting to get assessed against the log book while they have the time available. Read More…

How to Make Learning To Drive a Fun Experience

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Your teenager is learning to drive, and you have had a sleepless night. You are now sitting bolt upright beside them as they inch their way along the road. Your teeth are clenched, and your white-knuckled hand is gripping hard on the door handle — as if that could make any difference — while your foot keeps involuntarily pressing down on an imaginary brake. Sound familiar! Read More…

Learner Drivers To Invited Book Your Free Keys2Drive Lesson Now

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

ACT and NSW learner drivers are invited to take advantage of the new keys2drive national learner driver safety program and receive a free lesson with a keys2drive accredited driving instructor. Read More…