Safer Drivers Course


Get 20 log book hours and learn how to be a Safer Driver

Get 20 log book hours and learn how to be a Safer driver This course was designed to develop safe driving strategies for learner drivers aged under 25, who are at greater risk of being involved in a fatal accident. Research shows that drivers under 25 years old are 20 times more likely to be involved in serious or fatal accidents. Research also shows that the more supervised practice a learner driver the lower the less likely they are to be involved in an accident

Safer Drivers Course

The NSW Government conducted a review of the licensing system and in July 2013 the Safer Driver Course was introduced. The Australian Driver Trainers Association (ADTA) has a long history of promoting and developing safe driving practices. Our history can be traced back over 50 years. We regularly consult and advise the NSW Government on road safety matters and the Australian Driver Training Association is Accredited by Transport for NSW to deliver the Safer Drivers Course.

What does the Safer Drivers Course cover?

You've learnt to operate a car, but the next step is to gain the valuable skills developing crash avoidance techniques in learning how to assess and address risks before they occur.

The Safer Drivers Course covers the following:

  • Everyday common challenges that young drivers will face
  • How to avoid becoming a “crash statistic”
  • How to develop strategies to identify, assess and address risks
  • An interactive, fun and engaging learning approach 20 hours in your logbook
  • Refreshments throughout the duration of the course

Am I eligible? What do I need?

  • To hold a current Learners Licence
  • Be under the age of 25
  • 50 completed logbook hours (excluding 3 for 1 bonus hours)

20 Logbook Hours for 5 Course Hours

Module 1

Module 1 component is a three hour theory-based interactive session. You will be educated on safe driving behaviours and low risk driving strategies with a qualified and experienced trainer.

Module 2

ADTA Module 2 coaches will help you understand and practice safe driving behaviours such as hazard perception, safe following behaviours, speed management and gap selection that were explained in Module 1.


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