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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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How To Change Lanes

How To Change Lanes | LTrent Driving School Blog

There’s a famous animation showing a driver in a car asking the question – “Do I need to show my indicator to cut across eight lanes? No? I’ll turn now”. Well, they did, and what followed was a commotion of chaos and explosions.

Obviously, this was only an animated series and, of course, which to some extent was greatly exaggerated. The reality is, people don’t always know what the correct procedure is when it comes to changing lanes.

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Guide to older driver licensing in NSW

Guide to older driver licensing in NSW | Ltrent Driving School Blog

The Australian Road Rules defines an “older driver” as any driver aged 75 years or above. Older drivers must provide an updated medical review, showing they’re still fit to drive. This rule aims to improve road safety. Drivers above this age can be suffering from physical or cognitive impairments. In this guide to older driver licensing, you’ll read about how to keep your drivers licence updated.

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Do you know your road rules?

Do you know your road rules? | LTrent Driving School Blog

It’s essential to know the Australian road rules before attempting to drive in NSW or Vic to avoid making simple mistakes. A driving theory test is the first step to getting a driver’s licence in both NSW and Vic, so let’s look at some of the basic road rules. It’s also necessary to understand the demerit points system and how it works. You will have to research this system as there are various ways to get these points, and they include fines and suspensions.

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