Fatality Free Friday - Pedestrian Safety

Written by Ben Ward

What is Fatality Free Friday

This year, Fatality Free Friday is being held on Friday 27th May, 2022. Each year the Australian Road Safety Foundation (See here) aims to raise awareness around the significant road trauma and large number of fatalities caused by road accidents. Each year the foundation aims to achieve  "Fatality Free Friday" where no lives are lost.

If you would like more information the foundation can be reached via the above link. 

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Don't #UCK with a TRUCK!

Written by Ben Ward


National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


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Working together to get your licence.

Written by Ben Ward

We are operating as normal!

As cases of COVID19 increase locally our large pool of instructors is here to keep you on track.

Let's work together & achieve your goal of getting a licence. 

When you do your driving lessons with National Driving, you have the support of our local customer service team and an extensive instructor pool to help keep you on the road. With the rising number of COVID cases in the community some disruptions are likely, however we offer you the advantage of multiple instructors and a local customer service staff to help keep you on track. Our aim is to work flexibly to help you get your licence safely and on time.

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COVID 19 Safety Plan

Written by Ben Ward

For the latest information regarding our COVID 19 safety plan please click HERE


Please remember, if you  have any symptoms, get tested and please do not attend your lesson. Please review the above link for option.


We encourage everyone to follow the science and get vaccinated.


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Time to get off the couch and get your licence!

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Well done Canberra !


As a community we have come together to get vaccinated and move out of lockdown. This Friday we will be back on the road and we are looking forward to getting you back on track to get your licence.


Our booking system is online now - book today!


Remember you can save with discounted packages, purchase single lessons or call our Customer Service centre between 8am and 4pm local time if you have any questions.

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ACT Lockdown - August 12th - August 19

Written by Ben Ward

Updated 27th September 2021

Finally some good news today with an end date of 11:59pm on 14th October being announced.

We will keep a close eye on the new rules and as soon as we are permitted to restart we will ready to go.

We suggest you jump online and BOOK now to avoid the rush. 

You can always reschedule up to 24 hours before your booking, 

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ACT Hazard Perception Test

Written by Ben Ward

Getting your provisional licence in the ACT? You may be required to pass an online Hazard Perception test. Here is an example of a video used in the simulation.


What is the Hazard Perception Test?

Access Canberra says that the Hazard Perception Test (HPT) is an online computerised test that measures a person's ability to detect and respond to potentially dangerous situations on the road. Research shows the value of HPT in predicting subsequent crash risk, including some evidence that found those drivers who failed HPT at least twice were more likely to be involved in a crash compared to those who passed on their first attempt.

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Book your driving lessons on line today!

Written by Ben Ward

Looking for a simple to use, online booking system?

At National Driving Academy we can support your driver training with a streamlined online booking process. Check out the simple to use process  to get started. Book a driving lesson online 24hrs per day, 7 days per week. If you prefer the personal approach, our dedicated customer service team is always there to support you through the process.


Get started today!


Put yourself in the driver seat today !   

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Stopping distance

Written by Ben Ward

What factors impact your stopping distance?

(A)  Your driving behaviour - Attention, Fatigue, Impairment (alcohol or drugs), Driver age and experience, Hazard perception ability

(B)  Your vehicle - Vehicle age, type and condition of brakes, tyres, tyre pressure, safety features (ABS,ESC, etc), vehicle weight, towing

(C) The environment - Road surface, road gradient, road alignment, weather conditions


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Black Friday 5 Lesson Package

Written by Ben Ward

Get in early for 2021 !

5 Lessons with our awesome driving instructors will get you on your way to your licence. 5 hours can equal up to 15 hours of logbook credit.

Instructors available all areas in the ACT.

If you want to get your licence AND learn the skills for a lifetime of safe driving then take advantage of our Black Friday Sale

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