Getting a drivers licence is an exciting time for every teenager and young adult. They’ve worked hard in accumulating their required driving hours, and honed their skills with a quality driving school, whilst being supported in gaining their practical experience by YOU!
But earning that elusive P Licence is just the start of the journey to a life of safe driving and all the benefits a licence brings.
Despite the over confidence of some new drivers, transitioning from an L to a P Licence doesn’t automatically make the learner an expert, and they still need some guidance as they build their driving skills.
Road Crash statistics from the Queensland Government show that when a driver first moves from an L to a P Licence they are 6 times more likely to have a serious road crash! That’s both a remarkable and worrying statistic and it led the Government to launch the ‘Protect Your P Plater’ program for parents.
Learn 2 Drive Driving School fully endorses this new program and encourages all parents and carers of new drivers to follow the guiding principles and keep their P Plater safe. Principal Instructor Tracey Wilson highlights the six key areas to think about when supporting new drivers:
Learn 2 Drive Driving School operates in the Toowoomba region. View details at http://www.learn2drivedrivingschool.com.au/ or LIKE us on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/learn2drivedrivingschool/?fref=ts
Written and Published by www.presentprofessionally.com.au
Tracey Wilson, instructor and owner of Learn 2 Drive Driving School