Paul Hawkins

Hi, I'm Paul and I'm Northern Beaches born and bred. I've been driving for 34 years and have been a qualified Driving Instructor for the last 7 years, working with students of all ages in suburbs up and down the peninsula to become "complete" drivers. My main focus is to ensure every one of my students graduates to their P's with the skills and knowledge to be safe every single time they get behind the wheel. Learning good driving skills and habits early on in life creates calm and patient drivers. (A little bit of humour and the odd dad joke helps too!). 
I can provide manual lessons in the student's own car.

I look forward to meeting you and supporting you to become the safest driver on the road.


7 years

Skills & Interests: 

  • RMS Licenced Driving Instructor
  • Keys2Drive (Free Driving Lesson) accredited trainer
  • Safer Drivers Course (Module 1) & (Module 2) Coach
  • Cert IV in Driving Instruction
  • NDIS Qualified instructor 
  • Accredited and Trained by Rehab On Road for Driver Assessment and Rehabilitation in the following areas: 

Physical, vision and cognitive defects and implications for driving, mental illness, anxiety and ageing and implications for driving; vehicle modifications for disabilities; on-road assessment, teaching methods and remediation for specific modifications, disabilities and medical conditions; vehicle ergonomics, licensing policies and procedures; medico-legal and ethical issues. 


Automatic and (Manual in your own car)


5-star ANCAP Rated Kia Cerato

Reviews 5 Star Rating


Thank you Onroad and to my driving instructor Paul Hawkins he is the best driving instructor and was able to teach me how to get over my fears of driving and especially changing lanes in heavy traffic. He is patient and understanding and accommodating. I was able to pass my P's first go after only a few lessons. Thank you Paul for your lessons and help!!!

Kolini Taefotu

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