Driving Tips

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

Are Canberra drivers Safe? Learn what Tony Commisso has to say.

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, February 14, 2014

In the past week a debate has been raging about whether Canberra drivers are less safe than their interstate counterparts. The Canberra Times asked "We have the nation's lowest rate of road fatalities, but it's a common view that Canberrans are impatient behind the wheel. Is it an accurate view, or are we too hard on ourselves?" Read More…

What are the most common types of crashes?

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, January 23, 2014

NRMA Insurance have a neat infographic of the most common types of crashes in NSW check out the full article.  Read More…

ACT drivers on NSW roads, the facts

Caitlin Kerr - Monday, December 16, 2013

So Canberra drivers are happy. It certainly seems so with our roads at least. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Measures of Australia’s Progress report released in mid November, Canberra motorists are among Australia’s most content where levels of traffic congestion are concerned.  Read More…

Stop using your mobile phone in the car!

Caitlin Kerr - Sunday, September 29, 2013

Road Trip Checklist [Infographic]

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, August 15, 2013

Checklist for road trips Read More…

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…

Do you know what to do when you see lights and sirens approaching?

Caitlin Kerr - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

If an emergency vehicle is approaching and is sounding an alarm or showing flashing lights, you must move out of the path of the emergency vehicle as soon as you can do so safely. An obstructed journey can be the difference between life and death. Don’t panic, slow down, give-way and indicate. Read More…


Caitlin Kerr - Wednesday, July 03, 2013