Get your Licence Cairns

Stopping at a stop sign

08 Jul 2017, Posted by David Johnson in News

Failing to stop at a stop sign is an expensive mistake. The fine is roughly $360 and 3 demerit points. If your doing a driving test it is an instant fail of the test. The idea is to come to a complete stop before the…

New Test Site

09 Apr 2017, Posted by David Johnson in News

Finally Queensland Transport has realized the population in the Cairns region needs more driving test times. They have[in there wisdom], as of May this year approved the Bentley Park outlet to do driving tests for cars. The normal waiting period to do a driving test…

Parking

13 Jan 2017, Posted by David Johnson in News

Parking is not a big part of the driving test. All that is needed is to park the car after the driving test in Qld transport car park. However it is still an integral part of learning to drive. I find DFO car park near…

Christmas holidays rush

28 Dec 2016, Posted by David Johnson in News

We all know Christmas is a bad time to be going to the shops, don’t get me started on the shopping center parking and the rude and thoughtless shoppers. With learner drivers, try and change into the correct lane a bit earlier than YOU would…

Turning right at traffic lights

09 Nov 2016, Posted by David Johnson in News

When turning right at traffic lights only one vehicle should be out in the middle of the road,over the white line. All other vehicles should stay behind the white line. Once the vehicle in the middle of the road has moved off another vehicle can…

Shoulder check

12 Sep 2016, Posted by David Johnson in News

Driving along at 80 klm per hour in the left lane with a student at the wheel near the “Fruit Bat” fruit and veg stall on the Captain Cook Highway last Tuesday. The car in the right lane tried to overtake the car in front…

Auto v’s Manual

19 Apr 2016, Posted by David Johnson in News

The dilemma of teaching ¬†automatic or manual car lessons to your new learner driver….. I believe doing the first 10 hours in an automatic car is a real benefit. This gives them time to learn how much to turn the steering wheel while getting used…

scanning at intersections

04 Feb 2016, Posted by David Johnson in News

Its very important when doing your driving test and once you get your licence that when going through an intersection you actually turn your head to the left and to the right before you go into the intersection. Don’t just look out of the corner…

Pedestrians

25 Nov 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

You must give way to all pedestrians on a pedestrians crossing on your side of the road, this includes all lanes not just the lane that you are driving in. If it is [say] 2 lanes. If you are at traffic lights and are turning,…

U turns

29 Sep 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

When at an intersection with traffic lights. You can only do a u-turn if there is a sign that says,”U-turn permitted”. Otherwise it is an illegal turn. You can not do a u-turn at an intersection with traffic lights otherwise. When ever you do,do a…