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Tips for Driving In the Rain

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Driving in the rain can be particularly hazardous due to reduced visibility, slick road surfaces, and unpredictable traffic conditions. These challenges can be even more stressful for learner drivers. For over 50 years, LTrent has helped learners gain their licences and build essential defensive driving skills. With this extensive expertise, we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to help you navigate wet weather safely, whether you’re an experienced driver or a beginner preparing for a driving test in the rain.

Let’s dive into these crucial safety tips to ensure you stay safe, keep control, and remain calm while driving in heavy rain.


Why do people fail their Driving Test?

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

Reaching the final driving test after completing driving school can be a nerve-wracking experience for many students. Despite hours of training and driving practice, failing the driving test can come as an unpleasant surprise. Understanding the reasons behind failure can provide valuable insights for the next assessment, enabling better control over the situation the next time around. Let’s explore some common reasons why people fail their driving test.


What to Do If You Fail Your Driving Test: Next Steps and Tips for Success

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

Failing your driving test may feel disappointing, but it’s essential to remember that it’s a common occurrence. Many learners fail their driving test, even after extensive practice. LTrent Driving School understands the challenges and aims to provide guidance on what happens next and how to improve. Let’s explore the steps to take after failing your driving test.


4 Tips To Quickly Get Your Logbook Hours Up

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Before taking a driving test, you need to have recorded 120 hours of driving. While this may seem dauntingly systematic and tedious, it’s crucial that you complete all of the 120 hours not just to do the driving test but to improve your driving.

Luckily, there are many different ways you can get those hours in. These tips will not only help you quickly and consistently get your hours in, but will make sure you do them in the most efficient way possible.


Why You Shouldn’t Fake Your Logbook Hours (80)


If we were trying to scare you, we would tell you that you would get caught if you faked your logbook hours. And that there would be devastating consequences. We would tell you that there’s a fine up to $6600, being barred to take the driving test for up to 6 weeks and that you would be taking an unnecessarily dangerous risk.

But the truth is, there are many people who fake their logbook hours and don’t get caught.


How To Change Lanes Safely

How To Change Lanes | LTrent Driving School Blog

Most highways in Australia are divided into lanes, each with visible lines indicating where your car should travel and the rules you should follow. Failing to follow these rules can make changing lanes a dangerous affair.

In this article, we’ll provide tips and rules for changing lanes safely, whether you want to refresh your driving prowess or pass your Driving Test.


What Is In The P’s Driving Test In NSW

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

In order to acquire your P1 licence, you have to pass the driving assessment, which can be more difficult than it sounds. Many young drivers have had to complete the test several times before obtaining their provisional P1 licence.

If you are about to head out for the road assessment for the first time, you may be curious about what typically happens during the tests. This post will discuss everything you need to know about the NSW P1 licence test.


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.


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!


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.