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AA Defensive Driving Course

Learn Defensive Driving with a Qualified Driving Instructor. You may be sitting your Restricted Licence, Full Licence or just want to learn to drive better and be more aware of hazards on the road. Excellent course to refresh your driving skills.


Want to be a smarter and safer driver, then gain the skills, knowledge and confidence by completing the Defensive driving Course run by the AA.  This is an approved NZTA course and will teach you to assess and identify hazards, learn defensive driving skills and reduce the risk of being in a crash.

Each session is 2 hours and this course is taken over two evenings a week for 2 weeks plus access to the online driver training system and a 1 in-car session booked in with you personally at a time that suits you.

This course is suitable for

  • Learner Licence Holders - help you pass your restricted licence test as well as developing your driving skills.  Those that attend a Defensive Driving Course are more likely to pass their restricted test first time and you reduce your restricted licence by 6 months.

  • Restricted Licence Holders - are 10% more likely to pass their full licence test on the first try.  It also reduces your restricted licence by 6 months

  • Full Licence Holders - you can still benefit as this will refresh your driving knowledge and skills  You may be a court referral or completing a Police Diversion or wishing to be a Police Recruit - this course is for you.

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