Reasons why you should hire a professional driving instructor

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Why hire a professional Driving Instructor?

1. Safety first. When you begin learning to drive there are a lot of new processes. These will become second nature in time, but for the moment they demand your focus. With your attention drawn between so many new actions it is easy to become overwhelmed and make mistakes – especially under pressure. This is why when something goes wrong it can be very hard for learners to correct it before it becomes dangerous. In a Metro Driving School car, your professional driving instructor has their own set of pedals and is always ready to take the wheel.


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Metro Driving is the best driving school in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast

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Metro Driving provides you with everything that you want in a driving school.

  •  Cheap driving lessons
  •  Expert instructions from qualified instructors
  •  Safe modern vehicles
  •  Instructors in various locations for your convenience
  •  Everything you need to become a competent and confident driver

Affordable driving lessons

Metro Driving provides quality instruction for very cheap rates – it’s unbelievable value for money. Although we offer affordable rates we don’t compromise when it comes to quality. We ensure that all our students receive professional instruction that will enable them to be skilled and confident drivers.


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Welcome To Metro Driving School

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Welcome To Metro Driving School

Metro is an RACQ approved Driving School and is one of the longest established Driving Schools in Brisbane. Since its inception in 1965 it has earned an excellent reputation as a reliable and ethical driving school providing quality instruction at a reasonable price.

Why choose us?

At Metro, we pride ourselves on our high standard of tuition. By learning with us, you are ensuring the best chance of success and many years of safe driving! The secret of becoming a confident and competent driver is to choose a school and an instructor who understands your individual needs – whose expertise, patience, and guidance will turn an otherwise stressful occasion into a positive and rewarding experience.


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Road Safety: Christmas Holidays

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Road Safety: Christmas Holidays

This time of year is one of the most high risk times on Australia Roads with many people hitting the road to attend Christmas parties, end of year celebrations, and heading towards the coast for a well-deserved break. Driver’s must remember that travelling during holiday periods can be more risky because of increased traffic volumes, congestion, tiredness, people driving in unfamiliar environments, and a higher number of people who are driving under the influence of alcohol.


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Hitting the road this Easter? Here’s how to stay safe

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Hitting the road this Easter? Here’s how to stay safe

The Easter long weekend road trip – it’s an Aussie rite of passage. You’ve knocked off work, school’s out, and you’re ready to spend some quality time with the family. Of course, you’re not the only one itching to get way.

While it might be one of the happiest times of year, it’s also one of the busiest. So here’s our guide to staying safe on the roads this Easter.

Make a habit of safe driving

Stop, revive, survive

It’s a simple mantra, but it works. Pull over every couple of hours to take a break, even if you’re not tired. Grab a snack, stretch your legs and if you need to, swap drivers.


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Media release – Budget Direct Interactive for Road Safety Week

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‘Please slow down’: Budget Direct’s Road Safety Interactive is an important reminder to all motorists

Brisbane, August 2017 – Budget Direct has collaborated with CARRS-Q in the production of an informative interactive resource aimed at keeping Queenslanders safe on the road.

With over 1300 road deaths in Queensland in 2016 and 21% of Queenslanders admitting to speeding regularly, the resource looks at how we can make driver behaviour better on our roads.

Budget Direct Community Manager Gerry O-Shaughnessy said it’s important to get behind an initiative like Road Safety week to encourage safer use of the roads.


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Young Driver Factbase

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Key Statistics

  • Injury is the single biggest killer of Australian youth; more than all other causes combined
  • 45 per cent of all young Australian injury deaths are due to road traffic crashes
  • The injury death rate for Indigenous youth is 5 times greater than for non-Indigenous youth
  • Of all hospitalisations of young Australians, almost half are drivers involved in a road traffic crash and another quarter are passengers
  • Young drivers (17 – 25 years) represent one-quarter of all Australian road deaths, but are only 10 – 15% of the licensed driver population
  • A 17 year old driver with a P1 licence is four times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than a driver over 26 years
  • The biggest killer of young drivers is speeding and around 80 per cent of those killed are male
  • One-third of all speeding drivers and rider in fatal crashes are males aged 17 – 25; 6 per cent are females aged 17 – 25

References

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2007). Young Australians: their health and wellbeing. Cat. no. PHE 87. 2006, Canberra: AIHW, available here.


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Payment Plan

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Metro Driving School Payment Plan $25 Per Week

 

Purchase 10 lesson package paid over (26 weeks) 6 months

Metro Driving School offer a payment plan to assist you in having driving lessons at prices you can afford $25 per week for 26 weeks (if your under 18 you will require an adult to enter the payment arrangement).


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