Driver Safety Courses

Driver refresher courses for people 60+

​We're encouraging people 60+ to book a free refresher course. We'll be holding them Thursday 28 March at the Link Community Centre. 

We have limited spots available, to book:

Call: 07 838 6552
Email: ​​

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The course is suitable for drivers 16-24 years who are about to sit their restricted licence or who already have a restricted or full licence. You must bring your own warranted and registered vehicle.​

The course includes a mixture of theory and practical components.  Emergency braking (off-road), reversing (off-r​oad). Parallel parking, one on one tuition (on road). Tyre and basic car maintenance. Workshops – Drink driving, distraction and speed.

Date: Sunday 24 March or Sunday 7 April 2019​
Time: 8.15am - 4pm
Cost: $50 (lunch provided)
Venue: Hamilton

For more information and registration please contact Holden Driver Training 0800 855 7521.
Parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.

We've received​​ some ​​great comments from participants on previous courses:
"Everyone’s very friendly! So much fun to do and amazing speakers" 

"Definitely know what they’re talking about. They know their stuff. They were nice and friendly. Very funny and make challenging tasks fun."  
"Choice as course. Awesome. The course was very good. The practical exercises in the parking lot were very informative and helped me understand different response methods. Thank you very much I learnt heaps."


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