Queensland Accredited Driver Trainer

Teaching Areas: Gold Coast (Pimpama to Carrara)

Teaching Experience:20 years

Transmission: Automatic ( Night lessons by appointment)

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Honda Jazz 2017

Hi, my name is Derek
My background is 20 years experience in both the busy Sydney CBD. and the Gold Coast where I hold a Certificate IV Transport & Logistics in Driving Instruction.
My aim is to teach you how to drive in a careful & safe manner with hands on encouragement and guidance whilst dealing with other road users.
Prior to becoming a Driving Instructor with Rightway, I worked for the NRMA Safer Driving School in Sydney CBD and I have also worked in other roles where I mentored drivers in the transport and distribution industry. 
I have a successful track record in teaching my students to pass the test and I am totally committed to your learning process.  
Each lesson is aimed to suit your needs at whatever stage you may be at in your driving journey.
When I am not driving, I spend time with my young family. I also like to go for a run and play a round of golf at my local course.
So if you want a driving instructor with a sense of humour with a sensitive nature then I look forward to working with you personally to pass the test and be safe for life!

Reviews 5 Star Rating


Derek Brooks gave good pointers and reminders of road rules/expectations, all in a short amount of time. This instructor also created a firm, comfortable and safe environment to drive in.


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