Adult Defensive Driver Course

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A practical low risk defensive driving course for all adult drivers. This course introduces drivers to the survival techniques which are not part of the licensing system. Theoretical explanations are reinforced by practical exercises carried out on Roadcraft’s purpose-built training circuit. On completion of this course participants will be armed with the tools to be a much safer and consciously aware driver, as well as having a heightened awareness of what can be done to maximise safety and minimise risk on the roads.

  • Bookings essential
  • Courses must be paid for in full before attending
  • All Roadcraft courses have a lay-by system
  • EFTPOS & Credit Card facilities available

Day One

1
Introduction (classroom)
2
Vehicle management techniques (theory and practical)
3
Kinetic energy demonstration
4
Emergency braking (theory and practical)
5
Brake and evade (theory and practical)

Day Two

1
Cornering (theory and practical)
2
Curve braking (theory and practical)
3
Skid avoidance, prevention and recovery (theory and practical)
4
On-road low-risk defensive driving (theory)
5
On-road low-risk defensive demonstration drive (practical)
6
Discussion – minimum risk and maximum safety (classroom)
Courses must be paid for in full before attending. However, we offer a variety of payment options as follows:

- Cash or EFTPOS payment during office hours
- Over the phone using a Visa Debit or Credit Card
- Via EFT (details are included within your course invoice and funds must be received prior to course commencement)

For tailored lay-by payment systems, please contact us.
We understand that sometimes, even with the best intentions, the best-laid plans go awry. However, from the time that you make your booking your place in the course is held for you. This means that, should someone else want to make a booking and the course is full, we may not be able to take that person.

We ask you to please understand that, should you cancel your booking, the following will apply:
- Cancellation more than 14 days before the course: 100% refund
- Cancellation less than 14 days: we will keep payment, but you can re-book for a future course
Yes, you can! Call us on (07) 5482 8833 to learn more and purchase.
Yes, you need to bring your own vehicle for this course so you can learn techniques within the vehicle you drive most often. However, if you do not have access to a vehicle, contact us to discuss the possibility of using a Roadcraft vehicle.
Chilled drinking water, tea and coffee are readily available. Our on-site kitchen with microwave and refrigerator is available should you wish to bring food or drink with you on the day. Whilst you’re welcome to purchase lunch from a nearby service station, please note that the lunch break is very short.
- Vehicle you normally drive
- Driver’s licence
- Hat
- Sunscreen
- Lunch and snacks
- Water bottle
- Sensible shoes
Unfortunately, this course does not provide official accreditation of any kind.

CURRICULUM

Day One

Introduction (classroom)

Vehicle Management Techniques (theory and practical)

Kinetic Energy (40, 80 and 88 Km per hour)

Emergency Braking (theory and practical)

Brake and Evade (theory and practical)

Day Two

Cornering (theory and practical)

Curve Braking (theory and practical)

Skid Avoidance, Prevention and Recovery (theory and practical)

On-road low risk defensive driving (theory)

On-road low risk defensive demonstration drive (practical)

Discussion – minimum risk and maximum safety (classroom) 

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Duration: 2 days
Lectures: 11
Level: Advanced

Office hours

Monday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday8:30 am - 4:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed