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Driving the Mercedes A45 AMG at Symmons Plains

When I think about Mercedes, I usually think of soft leather interiors, smooth conservative looks and a lounge room on wheels driving experience – perfect for those long Sunday drives to the wine region or local yacht club. What most people don’t realise is that there is a wild child...

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Don’t go flat on me now..

Can you change a tyre? We have all seen it before – its bucketing with rain, and some poor person is getting drenched while trying to work out how to change a tyre. Don’t let this be you! With modern tyre technology and regular maintenance – flat tyre’s are becoming...

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4WD Training Sydney – NSW

Performance Driving Australia just completed 2 days 4wd training near Ourimbah – about an hour and a half north of Sydney NSW. The training was provided to a number of employees from SMEC and Lend Lease. All drivers operate on gravel roads and tracks as part of their work role....

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Tassie drivers take to the track – Saturday 7th March

A group of 19 enthusiastic drivers took to the track at Baskerville Raceway on March 7th to learn a bit about driving and their cars under the watchful eye of Performance Driving Australia (www.performancedrivingaustralia.com). The drivers were provided instruction on emergency braking, cornering and completed a slalom obstacle test before...

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No excuse for Tassie Drivers

Seven weeks into 2015 and already many lives have been affected by road crashes here in Tasmania. Not just fatalities, many others are seriously injured and often left with permanent reminders of how dangerous the road can be. Any life lost on our roads is a tragedy and as road...

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How far do you really go?

Do you drive a company car as part of your job? Are you part of a company that has multiple employees on the road? At Performance Driving Australia, we often work with organisations with small fleets of 50-100 vehicles. Some of our larger clients have over 400 company car’s taking...

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Driver Training in Newcastle, NSW

A Newcastle company have enrolled a group of drivers into a 2 day defensive driving and road safety program to be held in Newcastle this week. The program has been designed and will be run by the team from Performance Driving Australia. The program includes a theory presentation covering a...

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Sandown back on the cards for Driver Training

After an absence of a few years – Performance Driving Australia were glad to be back at Sandown raceway for a defensive driver training program this week. 15 drivers participated in the defensive driving program that included a theory presentation and a number of driving exercises. The driving exercises provide...

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Tailem Bend Defensive Driver Training

November 21 was a busy day for Performance Driving Australia with defensive driving programs in both Western Australia and South Australia. Drivers from the same company attended both defensive driving courses and got to experience a range of driving exercises backed up with some handy theory. Tailem Bend Defensive Driver...

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Road safety top of list for UTAS drivers

A team of researchers from University Tasmania (UTAS) completed a one day driving program with Performance Driving Australia yesterday (September 22, 2014). The team from the Centre for Rural Health travel all over Tasmania to provide support and host meetings with various health organisations and providers. Driving in Tasmania provides...

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