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Are You Allowed to U-turn if There Isn’t A Sign

A U-turn is a dangerous manoeuvre that must be performed with awareness and precision. Careless or abrupt manoeuvres can result in deadly crashes. Not by chance, U-turns are dealt with carefully by local road traffic legislation. Situations where they’re allowed, are prescribed in a detailed manner.

Perform a U-turn only when there’s a road sign allowing it, although there are exceptions. In any case, you should always have an unobstructed view of approaching traffic before doing this manoeuvre. Always observe the road rules. In this article, we’ll discuss when it’s allowed and not allowed to perform a U-turn.

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How to Do 3 Point Turn

How to Do 3 Point Turn | LTrent Driving School Blog Whether you are preparing for your driving test or just want to brush up on your knowledge, knowing how to perform a three point turn is an essential skill. It’s also one of the most common manoeuvres you will be asked to perform during your practical driving test together with parallel parking.

Here are the steps you need to take to do a three point turn safely.

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How Helpful Are Driving Lessons

How Helpful Are Driving Lessons Blog | LTrent Driving School BlogIt doesn’t matter if you are a learner driver or if you already have some driving experience – you can benefit from additional driving lessons. Whether you are a teenager hoping to pass the driving test, an experienced driver who is looking into improving your driving skills or a resident who needs to transfer their overseas licence, adding more hours of driving under your belt can be beneficial in many ways.

Here’s how driving lessons can help.

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9 Manual Driving Test Tips to Ace Your Test

9 Manual Driving Test Tips to Ace Your Test Blog | Ltrent Driving School

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Whether you are a learner driver getting ready for your test or an experienced driver who wants to progress on a full (unrestricted) driver’s licence, learning how to drive in a manual car can be difficult. Below, you will find nine tips that will help you pass your test and feel more confident driving a manual car.

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Should I Avoid Doing My Driving Test During School Hours

Should I Avoid Doing My Driving Test During School Hours Blog | LTrent Driving School Learning to drive and passing your driving test is an important milestone for most people. Understandably, you may feel anxious and nervous anticipating your driving test and you may want to ensure you do everything you can to increase your chances of passing the test. One question we get asked frequently is if it’s a good idea to avoid taking the driving test during school hours.

Here’s what you should know.

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Advantages Of Using A Driving School

Advantages Of Using A Driving School | Ltrent Driving Lessons

Driving is an important skill that a lot of people want to learn. However, it’s important not to get too caught up in the image of you driving a car on the open road, and stop to think about who will teach you.

Your first moments behind a wheel are vital because they can set the foundation of future driving habits, both good and bad. Here are 5 advantages of using a driving school to learn how to drive.

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Can I Learn To Drive In Australia If I Am Not Australian

Can I Learn To Drive In Australia If I Am Not Australian | LTrent Driving School Blog

Getting a drivers licence is a rite of passage for many people, but if you are not an Australian citizen, the process can seem a bit more complicated.

It is actually possible to learn to drive in Australia and get your licence even if you’re not Australian. However, you need to consider all the logistics to determine what is the best option for you and your situation.

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Is It Better To Have 1 Or 2 Hour Driving Lessons

Is It Better To Have 1 Or 2 Hour Driving Lessons | LTrent Driving School Blog

Haven’t started driving yet and are thinking about joining a school? One decision you’ll have to make if you start learning to drive is whether you should opt for a 1-hour or 2-hour driving lessons.

There are pros and cons of both, but at the end of the day the decision comes down to what works better for you. Here’s how to figure out which option is better or your learning style.

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What Are Some Signs Of Being Too Tired Fatigued To Drive

What Are Some Signs Of Being Too Tired Fatigued To Drive | LTrent Driving School

Around 29% of adults in Australia admitted to driving while sleepy at least once a month, with 20% of people admitting they’ve even fallen asleep while driving.

Drowsy driving is a serious problem that doesn’t just put you in danger, but potentially everyone on the road. However, in some cases, drivers may not even realise they are too tired to drive and ignore the signs out of necessity.

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Safely Driving On Country Roads

 

Ltrent Safe Driving on country roads

Rural driving is a bit different from driving in urban and suburban areas. While the same road rules apply throughout NSW and VIC, it’s a good idea to keep a few safe driving tips in mind if you’re going on a country drive or going on a road trip through rural areas. Here is some advice from LTrent Driving School.

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