Driving Tips

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

Werner Herzog Tackles Texting and Driving in Devastating Documentary

Caitlin Kerr - Sunday, August 11, 2013

Know the speed limit wherever you drive with a free SpeedAlert Live app

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Know the speed limit wherever you drive with a free SpeedAlert Live app which is a useful tool for learner drivers, P plate drivers and parents. Read More…

NSW changes to speed limits for learner drivers

Tony Commisso - Tuesday, July 30, 2013
National Driving Academy conducted an online poll which revealed that only 25% of respondents correctly identified the speed limit for ACT learner drivers in NSW which changed on 1 July 2013.  Read More…


Caitlin Kerr - Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Do All Those Driving Modes Affect a Car's EPA Gas Mileage?

Caitlin Kerr - Sunday, June 30, 2013
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Learning to drive (again) at 40

- Monday, February 25, 2013

I flew through my driving test on my seventeenth birthday and when I fronted up to renew the license on my 40th, I was rewarded with a half-price fee due to an ‘exemplary driving record’.  In twenty-three years, apart from a character-building trio of parking tickets at ANU in the 90s – I’ve not been booked for a single traffic infringement. Not one. Read More…

Four distracted driving Myths [Infographic]

Caitlin Kerr - Monday, February 18, 2013
Distracted driving certainly includes texting, but what many people don’t realize is that a mobile phone conversation while driving, regardless of hands-free technology, is also very dangerous. The National Safety Council (NSC) published the following infographic to educate the public on the myth of multitasking, and help prevent the dangers that can occur due to the use  Read More…

An Inside Look at BMW’s Driving Simulator

Caitlin Kerr - Sunday, February 17, 2013
http://www.bimmerfile.com/2013/02/16/an-inside-look-at-bmws-driving-simulator/ Read More…

Top 10 misunderstood road rules

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, February 14, 2013
The NSW RTA's new publication is a 'must have' for all learner drivers. Download your copy from the link below. Read More…

What Are Brake Pads Made Of

Caitlin Kerr - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Ever wanted to know more about brake pads? Read more  Read More…