Norwell Motorplex caters for drivers of all ages and experience levels – from pre-license teenagers through to CAMS race license testing.

The Drive Active Programs are operated at Norwell Motorplex in conjunction with one of Australia’s most experienced driver training operations, Driver Safety Australia. Driver Safety Australia is owned by Australia’s foremost driver safety expert, Russell White. Russell has developed the programs based on the latest road safety and human factors research. These state of the art programs focus on driving technique and developing the drivers “sixth sense”.

LEARN THE BEST DRIVING TECHNIQUES

Norwell Motorplex offers a number of driver training programs – from teens just getting their Learner’s license (and their supervisors), to drivers going to open licenses and experienced drivers looking to sharpen their ability to cope with unexpected situations that can present themselves on our roads.

THE UNDERLINING FACTS

Drive Active Training provides life-saving skills for drivers of all ages and all ability levels. You can never predict what other drivers are going to do, so you need to have appropriate driving skills at your disposal.

Hundreds of fatalities Per Year on Queensland roads are young drivers within their teens

80% of fatalities are Male

2000 young Queenslanders are hospitalised as a result of injury in road accidents

75% of accidents in Queensland are caused by young drivers

GIVE YOUR STAFF AND
CLIENTS LIFE SAVING SKILLS

We also offer a range of Corporate Fleet and Work Vehicle Programs. From light vehicle operation to accredited off road training, we can provide specialised programs to help organisations meet their work-related road safety obligations. Suitable for the entire family or workforce, all of these programs offer road skills to drivers for those unexpected situations, as well as peace of mind for parents, families and employers alike.

TEEN ACTIVE PROGRAM

Norwell Motorplex’s Teen Active program provides a unique learning experience for both learner drivers and their supervisors. This two hour program offers new drivers the opportunity to take the first tentative steps behind the wheel in a controlled environment without the stress of being on the open road. It delivers peace of mind for parents/guardians and supervisors that their Learner driver is getting the correct driving attitudes instilled into them at the early stage of their driving life.
$ 99
  • Norwell Motorplex provides a safe and controlled environment for learner drivers to practice and gain experience driving without the stress of other road users
  • The program includes instruction and guidance for parent/supervisor to teach safe driving principles

DRIVE ACTIVE PROGRAM

Norwell Motorplex’s Drive Active program provides valuable insight and understanding to safe driving practices to enhance your driving ability and safety. This full day program includes both classroom and practical training. The Drive Active Program at Norwell Motorplex is a great course for drivers of all ages to improve their skills and prepare for unexpected situations that can present themselves, whether city driving, highway driving or out on the open road. It is the perfect course for those with recently licensed youngsters or indeed the entire family to improve their driving skills and awareness
$ 395
  • Low Participant to Instructor ratio (3:1) to allow for individual instruction and driving time
  • Education and insight into safe driving principles including biomechanics of driving and steering technique
  • Skidpan-ABS and threshold braking
  • Safe following distances
  • Evasive lane change and recovery demonstration
  • Turntable exercise to demonstrate traction control
  • Includes morning tea, light lunch and refreshments

DRIVE ACTIVE PLUS PROGRAM

The Drive Active Plus program at Norwell Motorplex is a full day program that incorporates all the key aspects of the Drive Active program but also includes a lower instructor to student ratio to increase individual instruction and driving time, as well as a higher focus on vehicle dynamics and skid prevention.The Drive Active Plus program takes the Drive Active program to a higher level and gives drivers the opportunity to hone even more techniques behind the wheel. It is also suitable for those that have previously undertaken basic driver training and wish to re-visit that while also adding some further activities at the unique Norwell Motorplex.
$ 495
  • Low Student to Instructor ratio (2:1) to allow individual instruction and maximise learning experience
  • Enhancing driver awareness and attitude (Driving Sixth Sense)
  • Smoothness – operation of controls, brakes, accelerator and steering, evasive lane change and recovery demonstration
  • Emergency braking
  • Turntable exercise to experience oversteer (rear end skid)
  • Evasive lane change and recovery experience
  • Skid pan – understeer experience adjust driving behaviours to changes in conditions and grip
  • Morning Tea, BBQ Lunch and Refreshments

DRIVE ACTIVE CORPORATE FLEET

The Drive Active Corporate Fleet program at Norwell Motorplex provides high level driver safety training for fleet vehicles and is operated by one of Australia’s most experienced driver training operators, Driver Safety Australia. This full day program can be customised to suit your specific organisational requirements and can also be adapted to cover specific work vehicle operational requirements. The course has a focus on enhancing safety practices, especially with trade vehicles that carry additional equipment, such as ladders, tool boxes etc.
TBC
  • Low Student to Instructor ratio (3:1) to allow individual instruction and maximise learning experience
  • Focus on work related road safety
  • Enhancing driver awareness and attitude (Driving Sixth Sense)
  • Smoothness – operation of controls, brakes, accelerator and steering, evasive lane change and recovery demonstration
  • Responsiveness – awareness of surroundings and ability to adapt and adjust driving behaviours to changes in conditions and circumstances
  • Increased training format to address issues such as driver attitude and performance

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