Finding a Driving Instructor in Australia

photo credit: PhotoDu.de When you begin your search for a driving instructor in Australia, the first thing to do is select the license class you are interested in training for. There are many different license classes available in Australia, and the basic training for each type will differ, as will the costs for each type…

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Changes to Road Signs & Driving Rules in NSW

photo credit: Alex E. Proimos Road Signs Changes in NSW Changes are coming soon to the speed zone road signs in New South Wales which will consolidate and simplify these zones to facilitate a better flow of traffic. Following a NSW government review, changes were recommended to 11 out of the 12 roads surveyed. Motorists…

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Driving Rules in Australia

photo credit: mugley Driving rules in Australia differ from those in the US, and tend to be stricter since driving is considered less of an entitlement in Australia then it is in the US. Australia goes to great lengths to ensure that new drivers understand that driving is a privilege and that they have a…

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Details on Truck Driving Careers in Australia

photo credit: morebyless Australia truck driving careers operating mining dump trucks are in high demand today. Mining dump truck drivers can expect to work 12 hour shifts, and they typically work both day and night shifts on a rostered basis. The roster you work depends on which company you are employed with, and a typical…

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Woman Truck Driver in Australia

photo credit: Adam Jones, Ph.D. It is a great time to be a woman truck driver in Australia. Thanks to that country’s mining boom, there are over 4000 female truck drivers currently employed in the country and the mining companies are looking for more. Life on the road can sometimes mean dealing with harsh conditions,…

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Truck Driving Jobs in Australia

photo credit: Jeff Kubina Truck driving jobs in Australia offer a variety of rewards and challenges. Beyond the great pay and benefits that many of these jobs offer, there are many other considerations that drivers should take into account as they choose a company to work for. The company culture can have a big impact…

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Forklift Training in Australia

photo credit: DVIDSHUB There are forklift training schools in Australia which can help you get your forklift license in just two days. Many of these schools will also connect trainees with different employment agencies across the country to help them find work earning up to $30 per hour or more. There are also group discounts…

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Driving Test Tips for the Hazard Perception Test

photo credit: russelljsmith After they pass the Practical Driving Assessment and complete their log book requirements, new drivers in Australia are then required to take and pass a Hazard Perception Test (HPT) before they are able to receive their provisional driver’s license and P plates. Student drivers can find some useful driving test tips for…

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How to Get Truck Driving Jobs in Australia

photo credit: lydiashiningbrightly There is a lot of advice online for those who want to get truck driving jobs in the Australian mining industry. Working as dump truck driver in the Australian mining industry can be a very rewarding job that is not too demanding physically yet can pay up to $100,000 per year. Those…

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Truck Driver Training

photo credit: Rennett Stowe There are nationally accredited training courses available for those who want to become a truck driver in Australia. Those who are interested in mining truck driving jobs will want to pursue heavy vehicle license training and testing courses, where participants learn to drive a variety of trucks. For example, there are…

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