Onroad Driving School Frequently Asked Questions

 Q: What is the Safer Drivers Course offered through Onroad Driving School?

Onroad Driving School provides Safer Drivers Courses in various locations all over Sydney. Please visit the Safer Course website for more detailed information.

 Q: What are the current NSW Road Safety rules?

The RMS website and Centre for Road Safety provide an extensive overview of all Road Rules and other helpful stats and information regarding safety on NSW roads.

Check out the links below:

RMS Road rules: http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/safety-rules/road-rules/index.html

Centre for Road Safety: https://roadsafety.transport.nsw.gov.au/index.html

 Q: Are all your cars dual-controlled?

Yes, all our driving instructors are accredited by RTA so we provide driving lessons in dual-controlled vehicles. In fact, we prefer to use our cars for driving lesson.

 Q: Do you offer Keys2Drive Free driving lessons?

Yes we do offer Key2Drive Free lessons in selected Suburbs. Obtain your registration ID via the link below and give us a call on 9863 3555 and we will book your free lesson with us. Keep in mind a parent/supervisor will have to be attending the Keys2Drive lesson with you.

https://www.keys2drive.com.au/learners/create

 Q: Can I book my DKT (Driver Knowledge Test) online?

Yes, you can your DKT online at https://www.myrta.com/wps/portal/extvp/myrta/licence

 Q: Where can I find more information about getting my NSW driver's licence?

Please visit the official RMS website at http://www.rms.nsw.gov.aufor the latest information.

Q: What is the minimum age required to apply for a driver licence in Australia

You must be at least 16 years old before you can apply for a driver licence (Car class C) in Australia.

Q: What is the DKT?

The Driver Knowledge Test is computer-based test is the first stage of the driver licence process and is composed of 45 questions. You are required to answer at least 41 questions correctly (12 questions correctly among the 15 general knowledge questions and at least 29 among the 30 road safety questions)

Q: Do you advise to learn both automatic and manual?

It would be best to learn automatic to begin with. We do suggest that as it is the easier option and will help you gain confidence on the road and in traffic. If you wish to learn manual you can do so after passing your practical driver test.

Q: How does the demerit point system work

The Demerit Point Scheme allocates penalty points for various offences. A certain amount of demerit points can lead to suspension of your driver licence.

Click here for more detailed information: https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/safety-rules/demerits-offences

Q: How long will it take to get my driver licence?

That totally depends on your skills, learning abilities and consistency with driving. We are determined to be showing you the safest and most practical way to learn how to drive but every student is different. We will not push you to go for your test until you are ready to drive safely and are familiar with all road rules.

Q: Do you fill in my log book?

Your instructor will fill in your log book after every lesson.

Q: How long do lessons go for?

Your lessons go for 1 hour and your instructor will pick you up and then drop you off at the given address. The instructor may also discuss your 20-point safety analysis which might take a few minutes.

Q: I hold an overseas licence, is it going to help to get my NSW driver licence faster?

It depends of the origin of the overseas licence as well as your driving skills. Your instructor will assess your skills at the start of your first lesson and go through the 20-point analysis report. Please contact our office for further information about converting your overseas licence to an NSW driver licence.

Q: Do you provide a car for the practical driving test?

Yes, we do provide a test car at a reasonable rate. We also pick you up an hour beforehand, so you are confident and comfortable for a test.

Q: Do you offer lessons on weekends?

Yes we do take bookings on the weekends however, weekends are our busiest times so we advice you book a few days ahead.

Q: Am I able to learn in my own car?

You can as long as it complies with the RMS regulations for learner vehicles.

Please find more information regarding learner vehicles here.

http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/index.html

Q: Do you offer 3-offer-1 driving lesson so I can get three hours towards my log book?

Yes, all our instructors are licenced by the RMS and offer 3-for-1 driving lessons. Please call us or visit our website to make a booking

Q: Do all your instructors have a Working with Children Check?

Yes, all our instructors have a Working with Children Check.

Under Part 2 of the Child Protection Act 2012 anyone involved in child related work needs a Working with Children Check. For more information please refer to the official website:

https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check

Q: What is the Hazard Perception Test (HPT)?

As part of the licensing process you are required to first pass the Hazard Perception Test in order to progress to your P1 licence.

The Hazard Perception Test is a computer-based test that measures your ability to recognise dangerous situations and respond appropriately. Please visit the RMS website for more information.

https://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/roads/licence/driver/tests/hazard-perception-test.html

Q: Where is the closest RMS Service Centre?

Please jump on the RMS website to locate your closest Service Centre.

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/service-centre

 

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