Driving Tips

Driving Tips

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

Audio from Safe Teen Driving Club USA

Caitlin Kerr - Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Radio interview explaining steps parents can take to protect teen drivers.  Read More…

Seatbelts : THINK!

Caitlin Kerr - Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Most would agree that wearing a seat belt is just what you do! However it wasn't always like that. I remember growing up with a family car that didn't even have seat belts! Unbelievable. Read More…

The music you listen to impacts your driving safety

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, January 17, 2013
http://www.autoblog.com/2013/01/16/the-music-you-listen-to-impacts-your-driving-safety/ Read More…

Road worriers - older drivers now more at risk than young drivers

Caitlin Kerr - Saturday, January 05, 2013

An article which appeared in The Daily Telegraph on 3/1/2012 reported that there has been a significant drop in teen driver fatality and a rise in older driver fatalities. The article referenced recently released statistics from the Federal Government. Read More…

The relevance of Post-licence driver training

Caitlin Kerr - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Much research over the years has shown that risky driving in young, inexperienced drivers significantly increases their chances of having a crash. And so it becomes relevant to ask -what can be done to reduce risk taking and also improve the opportunity for driving experience?  Read More…

Apps for the learner driver smartphone

Caitlin Kerr - Saturday, October 06, 2012

here are some worthwhile apps available for learner drivers. Highlighted below is a selection of apps that we liked. Most of the apps are free to download and use. Read More…

Quick Tips on Eco Safe Driving

Caitlin Kerr - Monday, October 01, 2012

5 tips for Eco Safe Driving in Canberra. Getting some basics right will save fuel costs and actually improve your time on the road.  Read More…

Typefaces Key to Reducing Driver Distraction

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, September 28, 2012
There is no doubt that we'll featured infotainment systems in your car have the potential to distract you. The interesting point about this MIT study is the significant improvement to glance time needed by choosing a suitable font style. Read More…