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new driving test rules.

16 Jul 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

Qld transport has put new driving test rules into place on the 1/7/2015… These include zero tolerance for speeding, so it is now a critical driving error if you go [even] 1 klm over the speed limit. Which means you will fail your test on…

safe following distance

17 Jun 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

The distance between your car and the vehicle in front of you is 2 seconds. If the conditions are wet, the distance doubles,4 seconds. You measure this by picking a mark on the left hand side of the road, like a power pole. When the…

speed limits

20 Mar 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

When going for your drivers test it is imperative that you obey ALL  the road rules. Especially doing the speed limit. In the test, if you are 1 to 4klms over the speed limit you can be marked down for this . There are only 2…

Rules of roundabout

26 Feb 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

While driving around the city it keeps astounding me how little people realise they must indicate when exiting a roundabout. YES that means even when you are going straight through. You must indicate [left] before you exit from a roundabout. When turning right you must…

New bike rules

04 Feb 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

As of January 1 some new road rules have come into place for cyclists… 1.  A cyclist will be able to ride across a zebra or children’s crossing provided they. a. First come to a complete stop. Penalty $113. b. Proceed slowly and safely. c….

when turning left

07 Jan 2015, Posted by David Johnson in News

A basic rule that is often forgotten until it is too late, is check your left mirror before you make a left turn….. The reason for this is to make sure there are no push bikes,scooters,skate boarders in the bike lane going straight. Even if…

check your mirrors

19 Dec 2014, Posted by David Johnson in News

Nearly saw a car crash yesterday while doing a lesson on mULGRAVE Rd ,out front of Irelands car yard merging lanes there are 3 lanes that merge into 2 heading west towards Earlville. The 4×4 ute in the merging lane kept on driving and moving…

Courteous drivers

04 Dec 2014, Posted by David Johnson in News

Its amazing to see how many drivers see a LEARNER driver ahead of them and fail to realize that they aren’t competent on the road and fail to give them the same courtesy as they give other drivers. I’m sure we have all seen this…

Points of a Learner Driver

18 Nov 2014, Posted by David Johnson in News

A learner licence allows you to drive a car under supervision. Your supervisor must have held an open licence for at least one year and currently hold an open licence (for example, their licence must not be expired or suspended). Only drive with a supervisor…

New Driving Rules

30 Oct 2014, Posted by David Johnson in News

Its interesting the things you can find on the internet. Like  POLICE FINES in Queensland. Below are some of the road rules. $256 fine. Driving with a person or animal on your lap. $44 fine. Reversing for longer than necessary. How longs necessary ?? $256…