The Restricted Driving Test

In 2013 the New Zealand Government changed the driving tests. The new tests have been adapted from the state of Victoria, Australia. A decision was made to improve the standard of driving in New Zealand. There is no way to improve the drivers of the time but a line...

When should I sit the Defensive Driving Course?

The Defensive Driving course is about a driver’s attitude. If you’re a beginner, you haven’t yet formed your own attitude, as your driving will have been under supervision. The course is better suited to those who have already attained their restricted licence. These...

Female Driving Instructors

Often there is a perception that females cannot drive manual cars, a very chauvinistic view if you ask me. These days’ cars are designed to be easier to drive with the use of power steering and reversing cameras. These modern gadgets make thing a lot easier for us...

Manual Driving Lessons

Why take manual driving lessons? It’s just more fun! Manual cars give you the control. You have to read the road ahead of you and think what action you need to take, when to manually change up or down the gears in relation to your speed and road conditions, unlike an...

The North Shore Connection

I was thinking the other day, how much of a connection The Driving School has with the North Shore in Auckland, Even though I no longer live there. Mellisa Clark has now taken on the North Shore as her territory with The Driving School so we can offer some well priced...