New Episodes Bi-Weekly

Archives: Episode

Examiner Vs Instructor

Examiner Vs Instructor, what difference does it matter if I call the Examiner an Instructor? In this episode, Instructor Liz will explain why some examiners can’t technically be called instructors! From Liz: “I think examiners have a tough job, but it doesn’t mean they are tough on the applicants. If you don’t agree with the…

Read More

Pre-Drive checklist – What controls you need to know before driving in a new vehicle.

Pre-Drive Checklist is essential when getting behind the wheel of a new vehicle. Many drivers (especially Learners) expect the controls in all vehicles to be the same! Instructor Liz will talk you through what is absolutely required before driving. Full driving lessons and instructional videos here : https://theartofconfidentdriving.com/

Read More

Motivate Me please Liz!

Motivation. 2024 Happy New Year! It’s easy to be motivated at the start of the year, but how do we keep the motivation going? When learning to drive, trying to lose weight, keeping away from the booze, or any other task that we want to achieve, we can get setbacks or have problems keeping on…

Read More

Interview with a Hero – Casey Wright

On 30/8/23 an 87-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle while in reverse and was heading towards a 4 year old girl at high speed, when Casey Wright put his body in the path of the car saving the little girl’s life. It has affected his life, and the lives of those around him dramatically….

Read More

Mini Lesson. Spiral Roundabouts

Spiral Roundabouts. They can be confusing for many drivers. In this free mini lesson, Instructor Liz will talk through the correct procedure to use this type of roundabout. These roundabouts have been catching test applicants by surprise when they are directed to use them on the test, and many have failed the practical driving test…

Read More

Some MORE Aussie Road Rules you probably don’t know!

More rules you may not be aware of…. Are thongs ok when driving? Can I park in my own driveway? Am I able to have my windows down when I park my car? Can I have things hanging from my rear view mirror? Have a giggle with Instructor Liz while she explains these rules. Remember…

Read More

Some Aussie Road Rules you probably don’t know!

Australia has some weird and strange road rules (so do many countries!); Am I allowed to drive extra slow if I’m scared? Can I drive with my dog in my lap? Do I really have to indicate?  Is “tooting my horn” to say goodbye ok? In this episode Instructor Liz will explain some of the…

Read More

Liz is Interviewed for My Business Podcast Part 2

In part 2, Liz and Rob discuss learning in automatic versus manual, senior drivers, and how the podcast is used for driving lessons so that everyone can have access to high quality, low cost driver education. Liz also talks about her dream of having driver training available for all young Aussie drivers, and Rob calls…

Read More

Liz is interviewed for My Business Podcast Part 1

Liz has a chat with Rob from My Business Podcast to talk about why she decided to record her driving lessons on a podcast platform, why it’s perfect for new Learners and especially their parents/supervising drivers, and how even fully licenced drivers can benefit from the lessons. Full driving lessons and instructional videos available here:…

Read More

The Expert Interviews – Julian O’Shea: Are Truckzillas too big for Aussie Streets?

I was thrilled to have a chat with Julian O’Shea – A Monash University Lecturer, as well as; social entrepreneur, humanitarian engineer and advocate for innovation in higher education. He creates educational videos on YouTube, TikTok and Instagram about design, cities and interesting places. After reading his article in the Sydney Morning Herald, I knew…

Read More

26. The Instructor Interviews: John – Manual vehicle

Episode 26. Liz and John sit down for a chat, and discuss what parents should stop doing to their learner drivers, why it’s harder to learn these days, and why we need better trained instructors! Missing an episode? Subscribe to the podcast on your Apple device or get access to ad free episodes, instructional videos…

Read More

Lesson. Give Way Basics

How often have you thought “I could have taken that gap” or “whoops, I shouldn’t have pulled out in front of that other driver”? Instructor Liz will give you the knowledge to understand how to give way correctly in this lesson for Give Way Basics. You will be taught where to be looking when giving…

Read More

17. Mini Lesson – Indicators/ Indicating at Roundabouts

Indicators, blinkers, turn signal – different names, but one of the most important tools when driving! This mini-lesson episode, Instructor Liz will help you learn when to use them, and how to indicate at roundabouts – necessary for passing the practical driving test (and keeping other road users around you informed of your intentions).

Read More

15. Mini lesson – Mirrors

Mirrors. Which one can I rely on to use for my lane changes? Why shouldn’t I trust my side mirror for lane changes? In this mini lesson, Instructor Liz will explain how to use your mirrors correctly. Remember: mirrors should be checked every 5-8 seconds on single lane roads, and every 3-5 seconds on multi-laned…

Read More

12. Practice tips for confident driving

Instructor Liz will give you tips on how to make learning to drive a happy and fun experience, keeping parents in control and learners calmer behind the wheel. Supervising drivers – find out what your learner isn’t telling you! Become more confident behind the wheel with mindful practice. Apple users click Subscribe For more information…

Read More

Enjoy the Drive/Sunday Drive

When did driving become a chore? When did we lose the feeling of pleasure when getting behind the wheel? We need to reclaim our sense of fun when we are driving! Liz will tell you why happy drivers are safer drivers, and why we need to practice “Mindful Driving” (which won’t take much effort) to…

Read More

Driving Test Tips Part 1

Liz has presented thousands of students for their practical driving test, in this episode, she will give you some excellent tips and tricks to calm the nerves, and pass the test easily. Listen to find out why Liz’s students are passing the test on their first attempt – many with perfect test scores! For more…

Read More

Introduction to confident driving

Why are some drivers more confident than others? Liz will explain the difference between fake confidence and true confidence behind the wheel. What do you need to become a confident driver? How do I become more confident in complex situations? Learn how to be more confident when driving.

Read More

Introduction to the Art of Confident Driving

Driving is something many of us do daily, but how often to we pay enough attention to it? Most of the time, we will work it out the hard way when it comes to driving situations, but I want to give road users the knowledge and skills to be confident in any situation.Mindful driving…. How…

Read More
0:00
0:00
error: Alert: Content selection is disabled!!