November 2020 | LTrent

How to Drive Safely in the Rain

How to Drive Safely in the Rain | LTrent Driving School Blog

Rain might not seem like a particularly serious hazard, but when it rains, accident rates shoot up. Intense rainfall can lead to flooding and make it significantly harder for drivers to maintain control of their vehicles. New drivers need to be particularly aware of the hazards that rain presents and how to mitigate them.

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What are the Main Reasons Learners Fail Their VIC Driving Test

What are the Main Reasons Learners Fail Their VIC Driving Test | LTrent Blog

Earning your P1 driving licence is a significant rite of passage for many Australians. Before taking the test, you should gain as much experience as possible.

For drivers under 21, 120 hours of supervised driving, plus 20 hours of night driving is required. Anyone aged above 21 is exempt from this requirement. In either case, the more practice you have, the better. Getting professional driving lessons in Melbourne is recommended.

Regardless of how well you drive, any of the following fail items will cause you to fail your test instantly. If you are aware of these beforehand, you can avoid them.

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How to Practice Road Safety

How to Practice Road Safety | LTrent Driving School Blog

Learning to drive should be a fun experience, but it’s important not to overlook the dangers involved. Careless driving puts drivers and other road users at risk. The following habits are integral to safe driving; every driver needs to follow these practices.

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Where is the Best Place to Learn to Drive in Melbourne

Where is the Best Place to Learn to Drive in Melbourne | LTrent

Learning to drive in a busy city can be daunting. If you’re already nervous about getting behind the wheel, the thought of sharing the road with lots of other drivers and pedestrians won’t help. Fortunately, even in a city like Melbourne, there are some great spots for inexperienced drivers to learn the ropes in relative peace and quiet.

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How to Drive Safely With Friends in the Car

How to Drive Safely With Friends in the Car | LTrent Driving School

When you are driving with passengers, you are responsible for ensuring their safety. But it’s easy to get distracted with friends in the car, here’s what you need to know to keep your focus on the road.

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What do you Need to Sit Next to a Learner Driver

What do you Need to Sit Next to a Learner Driver | LTrent Driving School

Supervising a driver as they learn to drive is a big responsibility; not everyone is up to the task. If you want to sit in the passenger seat while a new driver is learning the ropes, it’s essential to be aware of your responsibilities and obligations. Here’s what you need, to be able to sit next to a learner driver.

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How Does a Safety Driving Course Help You Reduce Risk

How Does a Safety Driving Course Help You Reduce Risk | LTrent Driving School

Safer driving courses are designed to enable learner drivers to sharpen their skills and refine their understanding of what it means to be a safe driver on Australia’s roads. After completing this course, drivers will gain the knowledge they need to identify and anticipate common road risks, making them a safer driver through safe driving behaviours.

From learning how to handle bad weather conditions to developing the ability to identify and react to hazards on the road rapidly, a safety driving course will teach learner drivers everything they need to know to minimise the risks they face on the road. Here are some of the key advantages of taking a Safer Drivers Course.

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What are the Main Reasons That Learners Fail their Test in NSW

What are the Main Reasons That Learners Fail their Test in NSW | LTrent Blog

After earning their P1 licence, drivers in Australia can drive their vehicles unsupervised without the need for a supervisor or instructor. To earn a provisional licence, drivers will need to demonstrate their competence by passing a practical driving test and showing that they understand driving theory and road rules. Passing your driving test can be challenging, but it is much easier if you know what mistakes are likely to lead to a fail. Below are the most common reasons that NSW drivers fail; these are the mistakes to avoid at all costs.

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What’s Happening With Safe Driver Training During the Pandemic

What's Happening With Safe Driver Training During the Pandemic | LTrent Blog

At any given time, there are thousands of Australians learning to drive. The COVID-19 pandemic has made life complicated for many of these people as they adjust to ever-changing rules and regulations. Students can still practice their driving and undertake safe driver courses & training, but they need to be aware of the new guidance.

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How To Drive Safely In Fog

How To Drive Safely In Fog | LTrent Driving School

Visibility is absolutely critical for driving safely, which is why fog is one of the most difficult weather conditions for new drivers. How can you stay safe while driving in fog as a learner? In this guide from LTrent Driving School, we’ll look at a few simple tips you can use to safely drive in foggy conditions.

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