Rossi Alexander, Author at LTrent

Instant Fail Driving Test Mistakes


Instant Fail Driving Test Mistakes Blog | LTrent Driving School

Taking your driver’s test for the first time can be pretty nerve-wracking. And if you’re like most people, you probably don’t know what to expect when you go in for your test. Below, we will discuss some of the most common “instant fail” mistakes people make during their driving tests and how you can increase your chances of passing on the first try!


How to Deal with Traffic Stops as a Teen Driver

How to Deal with Traffic Stops as a Teen Driver | LTrent Driving School

As a teen driver, you’ve probably spent time learning about the rules of the road, but do you really know what to do if pulled over? Getting pulled over for whatever reason by the police can be scary, especially if it’s your first time.

A traffic stop can happen for a number of reasons—using your mobile device, speeding, tail lights out, distracted driving, random breath tests, speed limits going unnoticed, or suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

To prevent a potentially stressful situation, it helps to learn how to react if pulled over by law enforcement. Follow these driving tips to help keep the situation under control.


What are the Rules for Mobile Phone & Driving

What are the Rules for Mobile Phone & Driving | LTrent Driving School Australia

It may be inviting to pick up your phone and respond to that text message on Facebook while driving. However, using your mobile phone while driving can pose a severe risk to your safety on the road. Worse is that an eye glance off the road for two seconds or more can lead to a car crash.

To prevent road accidents, drivers within NSW, VIC, ACT, and Australia at large are guided by strict mobile phone laws. Violation of these rules can attract a fine of up to $1000 fine and five demerit points penalties.


Tips For Driving Safely When It’s Wet

Our Tips For Driving Safely When Wet | LTrent Driving School NSW VIC

Driving in the rain and wet road conditions can be the most dangerous driving situation that most drivers will encounter regularly. Road hazards are increased in rainy conditions, whether it’s following a heavy downpour or a sprinkle. Wet roads elevate the chances of road risks and are often associated with increased accident rates.

During heavy rains, roads become slippery, which decreases vehicle traction, visibility distance, as well as manoeuvrability. Driving under such conditions can be challenging even to the most experienced drivers. Below is a list of valuable tips for driving safely when it’s wet.


How Often Should You Take a Driving Lesson?

How Often Should You Take a Driving Lesson? | LTrent Driving School Blog

Are you eager to drive your first vehicle? Or do you simply want to hone your driving skills and get a license? Either way, you may be wondering how often you should take driving lessons to pass the driving test.

There’s more to driving than putting your foot on a gas pedal and steering the wheel. You require special driving techniques and good driving habits to coexist with other drivers on the road. Here are the factors that determine how often you’ll take your driving lessons.


What Are the RMS Driving Test Maneuvers?

What Are the RMS Driving Test Maneuvers? | LTrent Driving School Blog

After passing the Hazard Perception Test, the RMS driving test will come next. This test is designed to assess your control skill, decision-making, awareness, and ability to share the road safely with other road users. But owing to the ever-increasing road accidents, the RMS driving test is now tougher. A great way to ace this test is to know what to expect during the practical driving test and prepare adequately. 


Why Parents May Not Make the Best Driving Instructors

Why Parents May Not Make the Best Driving Instructors | LTrent Driving School Blog  

If your teen has reached the legal driving age, you may be wondering: Should you enrol them in a driving school or teach them yourself? Of course, teaching them yourself is the best option because it’ll save you money and allow you to bond with your teen, right? WRONG

Below we will walk you through some of the reasons you should not be the driving instructor for your teen.


Will I have to reverse park during the driving test?

Will I Have to Reverse Park During the Driving Test? | LTrent Driving School Blog

Reverse or parallel parking is among the key areas you may be tested in during your practical driving test. The testing officer will look at your general road awareness and not just your driving skills in this maneuver.

While excelling in your reverse park test doesn’t qualify you as a skilled driver automatically, it helps to improve your overall score during the exam. Here’s everything you need to know about the parallel car park test.


What Are Some Tips For Driving Safely in the City?

What Are Some Tips For Driving Safely in the City? | LTrent Driving School Blog

City driving requires a lot of patience and attention. In fact, many drivers avoid driving in the city because the level of distraction makes them nervous. But anyone can learn to drive safely in the city by following some simple safety strategies. In this blog, we’ll go over some tips for safe city driving. 


What are the Dangers of Driving on Narrow Roads?

What are the Dangers of Driving on Narrow Roads? | LTrent Driving School Blog

Navigating your way around Australia’s narrow country roads can be scary, especially if you’re a new driver. Blind corners, sharp turns, and narrow lanes are all factors you must take into consideration. Typically, a narrow road can cause a crash in different ways, from single-vehicle wrecks to multiple vehicle collisions and getting stuck due to a barrier on the road.