The Learn Drive Survive Safe Drivers Course teaches NSW learner drivers under 25, how to develop safe driving skills and to help prepare for driving solo. This course can help learners understand speed management, hazard awareness, safe gap selection, safe 3 second following distances, and how to drive safely when exposed to distractions. 

The Safe Drivers Course in Ryde is the best defensive driving course for learner drivers in Ryde. The course aims to teach low-risk driving behaviours and simple techniques to help reduce and manage distractions and unnecessary risk taking.

Get 20 Additional Hours In Your Logbook!

When you complete the Learn Drive Survive Safe Drivers Course, you will receive 20 additional hours in your learner logbook. That equates to only $7.00 per hour compared to a standard driving lesson where you only receive 3 hours*. 

The course cost is only $140 however, if you are the holder of a Concession or Health Care card, you may be eligible to complete the course for FREE. 

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The safe driving course in Ryde is delivered by experienced and qualified trainers and professional driving instructors. The course is broken down into two (2)  components. 

Module 1 (classroom) and Module 2 (in-vehicle). Module 1 is conducted by an experienced facilitator and involves a three (3) hour group discussion set in a classroom environment. Throughout Module 1, learners will explore the behaviours and effective management strategies to become safer drivers. 

Module 2 of the course is a two (2) hour practical coaching session. This session involves two (2) students and a qualified coach (instructor) in the vehicle at a time. Students will reflect on the content they covered in Module 1 and put this knowledge into a practical training environment. Upon completion, learners will gain the knowledge and understanding of low-risk driving and how to better manage internal and external challenges.

This safe driving program in Ryde, has been designed to accommodate a maximum of twelve (12) students to ensure learners don’t feel over-whelmed and can comfortably educate themselves about the importance of road safety.


icon Observation & Speed Management

Driving at a speed that is suitable to the road conditions is essential to low risk driving. Drivers can minimise the risk of a crashing simply by  lowering their speeds. This allows drivers to see more.

During the course, students will learn simple speed management techniques, that will allow for critical reaction responses.

icon Hazard Perception & Awareness

Hazard Perception is a skill drivers develop over time and as they gain on-going experience. Effective hazard perception involves the process of recognising and effectively reacting to varying driving situations that may result in a crash or injury.

During the course with Learn Drive Survive™, students will learn how to look for hazards or developing hazards and effectively respond to them safely and effectively.

icon Safe Following Distance

Being able to maintain a Safe 3 second Following Distance is critical  when travelling behind other traffic in the same direction. The Learn Drive Survive™ Safe Drivers Course, will teach learner drivers how to create, maintain and manage a Safe Following Distance whilst driving.

They will also be taught the importance of safe road positioning whenever they're  stopped in traffic.

icon Safe Decisions & Planning Ahead

A learners judgment and decision making skills is in the developing stages and will improve over time. Planning ahead and knowing what to do well beforehand, will assist learners in making safe decisions.

Students will learn techniques that will help in making safe decisions whilst linking other driving skills to help avoid taking unnecessary risks.

icon Other Defensive Driving Skills 

There are many things most drivers can do to be a safe driver. Simple techniques such as vehicle positioning, effective scanning and the anticipation of others, can help prevent a crash and keep you and others safe on the road.

The Learn Drive Survive learner driver training course will teach students effective driving skills for life.



If you meet the course requirements, and want to gain an additional 20 bonus logbook hours, call our friendly team on 1800 898 969 and they will be happy to assist you. To book online, simply click SYDNEY > Choose RYDE and book your course date.


Step One

Click your preferred region.


Step Two

Select the course location.


Step Three

Complete the registration payment.

Hold A Health Care Card?

You may be eligible for a

FREE Safe Drivers Course

A free NSW Safe Drivers Course allows eligible NSW learner drivers from disadvantaged backgrounds and  Aboriginal communities, to enrol in the course at no cost. Thanks to the NSW Government, the $140 fee is exempt to allow for eligible learners who are financially disadvantaged, to get involved and benefit from the free defensive driving course and road safety education. MEET THE REQUIREMENTS? APPLY 




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