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What To Do After A Crash

What To Do After A Crash | Ltrent Driving School Blog
If you’re involved in a car crash, it’s important to know what to do. Not only can following the right steps help keep you safe, but can also help protect your legal rights and make the claims process easier if an accident occurs. Below we’ll discuss what you should do after a car crash. So, whether you’ve just been in a minor fender-bender or a major collision, read on for advice on how to handle the situation.

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Overtaking Safely

Overtaking Safely | LTrent Driving School Blog

There are different types of drivers in Australia: slow, cautious, and fast. When driving on single-lane roads, it is usually tempting to overtake the first type, particularly if they’re slowing you down. While overtaking is sometimes necessary, it can be a risky manoeuvre.

Knowing how to overtake safely is vital because it keeps you, the passengers, and other drivers safe on the road. This article comprises tips to help you learn how to overtake like a pro. Follow through!

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Three Second Following Rule for Drivers

Three Second Following Rule for Drivers | LTrent Blog

Rear-end collisions are some of the common types of car accidents. In Australia alone, it accounts for about 31% of car accidents. These collisions occur when drivers do not pay attention to the road and the vehicles ahead of them.

It is recommended to leave adequate space between your vehicle and the one in front of you, especially during poor weather conditions. This gives you enough time to react safely and appropriately to slowing or stopping traffic. The best way to do this is by using the 3-second following rule.

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What’s In The Driving Test? Explaining How You’ll Be Tested

What’s In The Driving Test? Explaining How You’ll Be Tested | LTrent Driving Lessons

Ready to drive with a provisional P1 licence? You’ll need to pass the driving test first, and passing the driving test is easier said than done. Lots of people need to take the practical driving test multiple times before they get their provisional licence.

If you’re preparing to head to a service centre to test your driving skills, you may be wondering what to expect from your road test. In this blog from LTrent Driving School, we’ll briefly explain the basics of what to expect from your licence test.

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What If I Fail My Driving Test? What Happens And What To Do Next

What If I Fail My Driving Test? What Happens And What To Do Next | LTrent Driving Lessons

You’ve failed your driving test. And while it may feel like the end of the world, it’s not! Your chances of passing on your first go are about 40%. People fail the driving test all the time, even if they’ve practiced driving for hundreds of hours.

But what happens when learner drivers fail to pass the first time? What should you do next, and when can you take the practical driving test again? Find out now in this blog from LTrent Driving School.

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Driving in wet weather

Driving in wet weather | LTrent Driving Lessons

Rain is terrific for agriculture, soothing when it gets too hot, and just calming overall. But rain, when you are driving, is a potential hazard. Driving in wet weather should be done with extra care by road users since visibility and adherence to the road are drastically reduced.

Here are some tips for driving in wet weather that should help you remember how to minimize risks and control your vehicle as well as you can. Wet conditions should become a trigger for taking these safety measures because driving normally is not safe enough.

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Why do crashes occur at intersections?

Why do crashes occur at intersections? | LTrent Driving Lessons

Many car crashes happen in intersections, with some intersections being notorious for the number of occurring auto accidents, especially in big cities where multiple-lane roads meet. According to a study conducted in 2018 in Australia, intersection crashes were second in terms of the number of deaths in car accidents.

So, why do so many car accidents occur at intersections? Intersection accidents can be explained by several factors, and we will go through the main ones in this article. (more…)

Why Does Melbourne Have Hook Turns?

Why Does Melbourne Have Hook Turns | LTrent Driving Lessons

Hook turns are a particularity of traffic rules in Melbourne, and they can confuse people coming from somewhere else, as well as locals getting their driver’s license. To better understand what hook turns are and how to navigate through them, let’s explain what they are, why they exist, and how to get used to them as a driver.

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Why do people fail their Driving Test?

Why do people fail their Driving Test? | LTrent Driving Lessons

finishing driving school and being face to face with the final driving test, the one that could get you your driver’s license can be stressful for many students. After hours and hours of training and driving practice, you set optimistic expectations, and failing your driving test can be a terribly unpleasant surprise.

But understanding what caused you to fail can help a lot with your next assessment and rationalise what’s going on, allowing you to control the event much better next time. Let’s see why people fail their driving test.

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How to Be Seen in Traffic – Safety Driving Tip

How to Be Seen in Traffic - Safety Driving Tip | LTrent Driving School Blog

When driving, it’s crucial for you to be aware of your surroundings and for others to be aware of you. Understand when you may be in someone’s blind spot or if there’s poor visibility. Every move you make should be completed early and carefully to ensure other drivers have time to see you.

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