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Author Archives: Mark Butcher

Australia Ignores Workers Killed in Road Crashes

MEDIA RELEASE Date – 16/5/19 AUSTRALIA IGNORES WORKERS KILLED IN ROAD CRASHES Industries Australia wide spend millions of dollars on training with a large emphasis on safety. From first aid courses to working at heights and handling dangerous goods – however it is still road crashes that cause the highest...

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Tyre Review and Performance Driving Australia Team up!

Tyre Review is pleased to announce that we’re partnering with Performance Driving Australia! Tyre Review and Performance Driving Australia will team up to create exciting and informative content, starting with a series of sand and gravel focused videos. “This partnership means that we (Tyre Review) can create some amazing video content,” said Jared...

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4WD Training will keep your team safe in the outback

Performance Driving Australia (https://performancedrivingaustralia.com/4wd-training/) provide 4WD driver training and 4WD courses Australia wide and overseas to a wide range of clients. Drivers of 4WD (Four wheel drive) vehicles often encounter loose surface roads, 4wd tracks and even drive off road on beaches or other 4WD areas. If your team operate...

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Public Defensive Driving

Performance Driving Australia Defensive Driving Courses PDA programs are available for corporate, government groups however we do have some availability for public bookings. Please check out the list below for courses coming up in Melbourne, Adelaide, Tasmania, Brisbane and Sydney. Calder Park – 23rd January – Full Day Defensive Course...

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Workplace Driving Policy and Procedures

Have you got a plan for your employees that drive? Driver training is an effective way to keep your team safe on the roads – however there are some other important factors to consider when creating a safe environment for your team and most of these are either overlooked or...

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Elide Fire Ball – Save your car and yourself!

FIRE BALLS This month we are slightly off track – and talking about Fire. In fact if you ever end up off track – there is a chance that this may happen – or in some cases – even on track we have seen fires occur. Performance Driving Australia is...

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Shift Work and Safe Driving

Many industries in Australia have adopted shift work rosters to increase productivity and maximise utilisation of equipment/resources on projects. Mining / Civil Construction both come to mind first – but many other industries also engage shift workers. Employers must always consider the safety of workers when both on-site and when...

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Broken Hill 4WD Training

Performance Driving Australia has spent the last few days delivering 4WD Training in Broken Hill – in outback NSW. With plenty of red dirt, dry creek beds and dusty conditions – driving in outback conditions requires special attention to the conditions and appreciation of the limitations of 4WD vehicles that...

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Braking – When stopping makes you go quicker!

BRAKING – How and why and almost importantly – when! We find that one of the biggest gains to be had with new track drivers is using the brakes effectively. Drivers who brake correctly obtain better lap times – because they are carrying speed for longer, transferring weight evenly and...

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