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Zipper's

Driving School

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Zipper's Driving School also trades as Arafura Driving Academy
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ADTA logo Connie & John are members of the Australian Driver Trainer's Association (NSW) Inc. They have independent driving schools, but share the same ideals and support each other.
Connies Driving Shool logo is shown below.
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FRIENDLY PROFESSIONAL TUITION
with experienced instructors

rip plate Zippers Driving School and Connies Driving School work together to provide quality driver education and training in Darwin & Palmerston (Northern Territory, Australia).


We operate in the Darwin and Palmerston areas; pick up from Howard Springs, Virginia or Coolalinga by arrangement.

For more information on our services and charges, click on one of the points of interest above, or go to our rates & services page.

NEW DRIVING TEST

… has been introduced. See the MVR's website for detailed information.

Recommended:
The MVR's Guide To The Driving Test explains the driving standards needed - read it before attempting the test.

Choice of examiners:
You can book your test with an examiner at an MVR, or you can choose a driving instructor accredited to conduct class "C" (car) driving tests. Download a 1-page document describing your options when arranging your test.

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HANDY LINKS

MVR's Guide to the Driving Test

Options for booking your test

MVR website - licensing

Observation skills

Reverse parallel park

The Drive Safe NT program

The Keys2Drive program

Automobile Association of the NT (AANT)

Green cars guide

Australian new-car safety ratings (ANCAP)
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BUYING A USED CAR PRIVATELY?

dollar sign Beware - if the seller owes money on it or if it's stolen, it could be repossessed. And you won't get your money back!
To check the vehicle's status, contact the PPSR (Personal Property Securities Register) on-line.

OBSERVATIONS

eye A common reason for failing the driving test is poor observation.
This 1-page document explains observation techniques to help you become a defensive (safer) driver. And, of course, to help you pass your driving test!

THE REVERSE PARALLEL PARK

… is no longer done between poles, instead you will reverse behind a parked car. Find out what you are required to accomplish when demonstrating the reverse park manoeuvre. fallen pole

TRIVIA

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DRIVING TIP

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