Driving Tips

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

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…

Gift guide for older drivers and grandparents

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, November 05, 2015

Ever wonder what to buy your parents or grandparents for Christmas? Read More…

IPhone's new health app can help save your life!

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, March 24, 2015

iphone If  you have an  Apple iPhone, please add your emergency contact details and any allergies to the “Medical ID” section of the built-in Health app.  Read More…

Don’t leave home without your sunglasses this summer!

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

What’s the one thing that you need when you’re driving in the summer? Sunglasses of course! 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…

Is Your Teenager Ready To Learn To Drive?

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, January 20, 2015

For most teenagers, learning to drive is practically a rite of passage when they reach the legal driving age, although most parents understandably don’t always see it that way. Teenagers associate driving and owning a car with greater freedom and independence and generally seeing themselves as more grown up and mature. Read More…

Little known road rules...you'll be surprised!

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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Addressing the hard hitting parent and learner driver questions with our New Ebook, “Learning to drive in Canberra”

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, March 06, 2014

We’re pleased to announce we’ve just released a free Ebook to assist Canberra’s learner drivers and their parents with one of the most significant and potentially most life altering events, getting a driver’s licence. Read More…



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