Car Safety: 10 Things You Should Always Have

Car Safety: 10 Things You Should Always Have

Would you be prepared if something went wrong while you were driving? Luckily, just a few items can make you far more prepared should you encounter trouble on the road. So check out the 10 things you should always have in your car to guarantee you’ll be ready for anything! To share this image on your site copy and paste the code below <a href="https://www.drivingtestvic.com/car-safety-10-things-you-should-always-have"><img class="aligncenter" src="https://www.drivingtestvic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/10_Things_You_Should_Always_Have.jpg" width="600"></a><br /> <p>Source: <a href="https://www.drivingtestvic.com/">Driving Test VIC</a></p><br /> <p> Jumper leads Why? Whether it’s to get you started after your battery goes flat or to help…continue reading →
Animals and Driving: What to do after a collision

Animals and Driving: What to do after a collision

Collisions with animals are an unfortunate and common occurrence on our roads, particularly in country areas. To help you avoid hitting an animal, read our post on avoiding collisions with animals. Although you may be well-prepared to avoid this situation, it is unavoidable in certain situations and you should know how to react and who to contact when an animal is killed or injured. Handling this situation safely and responsibly is the best thing for both you and the animal. This can be achieved by following a few simple steps that guarantee the safety…continue reading →
Animals and Driving: How to avoid collisions

Animals and Driving: How to avoid collisions

Traffic incidents involving animals are a sad and unfortunately unavoidable aspect of driving. There is specific knowledge about animal behaviour that can help you avoid being involved in a collision with an animals. Knowing when you are more likely to encounter animals and how to react in traffic situations involving animals can dramatically reduce your risk of hitting an animal. Country areas Both wild and farm animals are frequently encountered on country roads. Although unfortunate, the animals gather near the road because water drainage create lush grass and watering holes. Try to always…continue reading →
Hand-Over-Hand or Pull-Push - Which Steering Technique is Best?

Hand-Over-Hand or Pull-Push - Which Steering Technique is Best?

There are two steering techniques recommended by driving instructors and endorsed by transport authorities - the ‘hand-over-hand’ and ‘pull-push’ methods. Except when using other vehicle controls, your hands should remain on the steering wheel regardless of the method you prefer. But what's the difference between the two steering techniques? Not many people know the details of both methods. Most experienced drivers use their own method which may include components of both techniques based on what feels comfortable. Unfortunately, this means poor steering techniques are easily passed on to learner drivers - one of the many reasons Driving Test VIC…continue reading →