Driving Tips

Our blog is a great source of useful and topical information for learner drivers and their families by the leading driving school in the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast.

10 Things To Always Have In Your Car

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, July 01, 2016
Would you know what to do in an emergency situation, such as breaking down in the middle of nowhere?  For this important topic we teamed up with Kieran from QLDDrivingTest.com to ensure that no matter what you find yourself faced with out there on the road, you will be equipped to handle it!  Read More…

Want to get your P’s? There’s an app for that!

Caitlin Kerr - Thursday, June 30, 2016

Have you ever recorded numerous hours in your paper logbook only to have lost it?  Or are you tired of writing down every driving trip manually?  If so we have some good news for you. The recently released free QLD Learner Logbook App by the Department of Main Roads and Transport QLD makes it easier than ever to accurately record your practice drives and have them verified by your supervisor or instructor.   

The app is the first of its kind. It makes the process of recording practice drives counting towards the compulsory 100 log book hours easier and more convenient. 
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Rightway's Penny Mills presents to "Women and Safety Community Event" on the Gold Coast

Tony Commisso - Thursday, June 09, 2016

Rightway Driving continues to be proud to support the community initiatives of Grand Motors Toyota on the Gold Coast. Read More…

The Yellow Line = The 'New' No Stopping Sign You Probably Didn’t Know About

Caitlin Kerr - Friday, May 27, 2016

Even the most knowledgeable drivers may not know this road rule fact! Under a national road rule that may appear as new, a yellow line may be painted along a kerb to indicate there are parking restrictions in that area. This yellow line may be used in conjunction with a No Stopping Sign or used instead of one, so don’t assume just because there is no sign that you are safe to park!  Read More…

Summer Competition Winners Announced

Tony Commisso - Monday, March 07, 2016

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Rightway Driving School partners with PCYC Crestmead

Tony Commisso - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Rightway Driving School partnered with PCYC Crestmead's BTC program in July 2014. Rightway Driving School assists with the Braking the Cycle program by providing a car and qualified driving instructors to assist in training new mentors and volunteer time to help on the program with new learner drivers.  Read More…

Confused about indicating on Roundabouts?

Tony Commisso - Monday, November 30, 2015

Turns that occur at roundabouts can be described by imagining the roundabout to be a clock face.  Read More…

Planning your driving test? Read this checklist.

Tony Commisso - Monday, November 30, 2015

Going for a Practical driving test? Make sure the registered operator of your test vehicle has signed your paperwork. Our driving instructors handle all this for you as part of our test day package service. Read More…

Parents & P Platers Motoring Evening

Tony Commisso - Friday, November 20, 2015

Parents and P Platers is a complimentary event where young drivers refresh and expand Vehicle Maintenance and Safety Knowledge through demonstrations and presentations from Queensland Police, Queensland Fire and Emergency and Rightway Driving School as part of the community safety event initiative. It was great fun and we recommend our customers attend future events. Read More…

Sharing the road with cyclists

Tony Commisso - Thursday, November 19, 2015

Motorists must stay wider of cyclists by giving a minimum of:
• 1m when passing a cyclist in a 60km/h or less speed zone
• 1.5m where the speed limit is over 60km/h.

If you want to pass 2 cyclists that are riding next to each other, the minimum passing distance applies to the cyclist closest to the right.  Read More…

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