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Welcome, here you can find useful information about driving lessons, we answer some frequently asked questions and the latest driving news.
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Learner Drivers and common mistakes that could cost you your license Part 1

Many students are surprised when I inform them that when they are driving regardless if it’s with their parents or instructor, they are responsible behind the wheel of any car they are driving. Once you have passed the computer test and receive a learners permit you are expected to know the road rules. Many think that because they are learning they should not be penalised for making mistakes.

Let’s take a look at some common mistakes students make.

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Driving safely over the festive season

Christmas is upon us once more. We need to remember for anybody that is going to be out on the roads driving a car, and especially learners and provisional drivers, no alcohol or non-prescription drugs are allowed.

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What to look for when choosing a driving Instructor

We are getting many students ringing up to enquire about lessons regularly, one of the first questions we are asked is how much do you charge for lessons and how many lessons do I need?

I explain the pricing and also inform our students that the amount of driving lessons depends on their ability to remember all the manoeuvrers they are required to demonstrate. For every student the amount of driving lessons is different given the amount of skill required to drive safely on our roads.

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Congratulations! you have passed your Driving Test, Now What?

We all know there can be pressure from peers and friends to pass the driving test but congratulations. After passing the second phase test we need to continue practising our driving for another six months with parents or friends who hold a current drivers license held for at least the past four years.

The six month period was introduced to gain experience over changing weather conditions, possibly longer driving destinations and road conditions such as country roads, city, freeway, and possibly gravel roads.

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How much do Driving Lessons Cost?

Our Lessons are Currently $60:00 per hour, or $150:00 for a lesson and test combined, you will be picked up 1 hour prior to the test and returned home after the test and all the paper work has been concluded. You must provide a car for the test if roadworthy or a driving school car, as the licencing centre does not provide cars for tests.

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Johns driving school cover all areas south of the river in Perth Western Australia. Our driving instructors will pick up and drop off from Fremantle, Applecross, Spearwood, Melville, Booragoon among other areas. Contact Johns Driving School for more information on our driving instructors and driving lessons south of Perth today.

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Johns Driving School
Main address: 3/9A Bilcich Garden Spearwood
Western Australia 6163
Tel:(08)9434 3335, E-mail: john[at]