Defensive Driving Course - Level 1

Learn the skills to become a safer driver

Are you ready for that next step of your driver training? 

Do you want your P plater to learn and practice additional driving skills in a safe and controlled environment?

The Defensive Driving Course - Level 1 is a great first step which gives participants the opportunity to learn new skills and test them out using their own vehicle, The course includes a mix of relevant theory and track based practical exercises. 

Purchase your course online now - just use the checkout below.

What will I learn and experience?
The course will cover 

  • Defensive driving 'What it means and how it is achieved
  • Evaluation of the main part of the car - the driver
  • Driver attitude
  • Practical Road Safety Tips
  • Explanation of safety features of modern cars and how to use them
  • Tyres and their importance in driving safety
  • Vision skills
  • Basic vehicle dynamics and skid control

The practical exercises will include 

  • Assessment of vehicle condition
  • Seating & steering
  • Emergency braking with & without ABS
  • Emergency lane changes
  • Reaction times and their effects on stopping distance.
  • Vehicle handling / steering techniques

When are Defensive Driving Courses held?

Courses are run regularly at the RACQ Driver Mobility Centre (Mt Cotton) and Lakeside Park - Queensland Raceways (Kurwongbah).

Course options include delivery on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - plenty of options to suit your schedule.

Once purchased, courses can be booked online at a time that works for you. You have 12 months from purchase date to use your non-refundable voucher.

How long is the Defensive Driving Course?

  • 7 Hour Course - 8.30am sign in for a 9.00am start. Finish 4.00pm

Ready to book your Defensive Driving Course?

You can purchase a Defensive Driving Course online for yourself or you can gift the course to someone else at the time of purchase.

Just follow the options below to receive your single use booking code. All booking instructions will be emailed to the course recipient.


Note: This service will be provided by a 3rd party and is subject to their terms and conditions. You are purchasing this product directly with  Driving Events.

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