Alert Driving School Auckland

Alert Driving School Auckland

NZTA Approved Driving Instructors. With years of experience training in both automatic & manual vehicles around the greater Auckland region.

New Zealand Transport Agency Approved Driving Instructors with years of experience providing driving lessons in both automatic & manual vehicles around the greater Auckland region. We also provide simulated mock restricted and full driving tests. Check out the free online theory questions to refresh your road code rules. If you have any questions just post a message and we will get back to you ASA

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27/03/2024

Learn at Your Pace with Automatic or Manual Transmission!

Stress-free lessons start here! We offer a fleet of insured dual-controlled vehicles, both automatic and manual transmission. This allows you to choose the learning style that best suits you.

Experienced for Every Driver. Our instructors are all male and female, certified professionals with extensive experience. Whether you're a nervous beginner, a seasoned driver looking to refresh your skills, or an overseas applicant navigating new roads, we have the perfect instructor to guide you.

Practice Makes Perfect. We don't just teach you to drive, we help you conquer the test! Take advantage of our simulated mock tests for learners, restricted, and full licenses. This will boost your confidence and ensure you're test-ready.

29/08/2023

Pukekohe Lesson Notes:

Key Points:
😟 Roadworks - You must stay at the posted speed limit.
😟 Shoulder Checks - Always know what is next to you. Turn your head 90' degrees, before merging, changing lanes, using flush medians or turning bays and before turning left check the cycle and bus lanes.
😟 Stop Sign - You must fully stop. All 4 wheels must stop moving. Pause before moving.

In General:
🧐 You must use the flush medians and turning bays when available .
🧐 Don't rush and stay under the speed limit.
🧐 When parallel parking use the space behind you, take your time and recheck the right side.
🧐 Avoid bottlenecks, look ahead and just let go of the speed and roll up.
🧐 You must indicate to pass parked cars, if your vehicle moves over white lines and or over the middle of the road.
🧐 You must see 100 meters on each side before turning.
🧐 When following trucks or buses uphill or on high speed zones double your following distance.

28/08/2023

Manual Lesson Notes:
🤨 Don't look down at gears when changing gears.
🤨 Make big turns, move your hands up when turning.
🤨 Be in 1st or 2nd gear before turning.
🤨 Look outward and off the road when searching for hazards.
🤨 When turning left and angle the car.
🤨 Push the clutch fully in before changing gears.
🤨 Be slow before turning on blind corners.
🤨 Let go of the clutch before turning, don't ride the clutch around.
🤨 Don't get too close to parked cars, when moving through narrow roads.
🤨 When stopped down hill, just use the foot brake. Let the car roll down the hill.
🤨 Use the hand braking when doing hill starts.
🤨 Use 1st or 2nd when going over speed bumps.

27/08/2023

Key Points:
🤨 When turning right at a Giveway Sign, you must wait until the other vehicle has passed you before moving forward.
🤨 When parallel parking, don't get too close to the parked car.
🤨 When turning left check your blindspot before moving in. Don't move in too early.

In General:
🥹 You must not remain stationary when you have ample opportunity to proceed safely.
🥹 You must stop behind the white line when waiting at traffic lights.
🥹 When using the off ramps, don't get too slow before moving off.

21/08/2023

Takanini Restricted Lesson Notes:

Steering / Hand Position - Move your hands to make big turns, When driving straight keep your hands on the wheel. Turn the wheel back.

Left Turn - Angel the car and check the cycle lane before turning, the left blindspot. You must see 100meters on each side before moving out.

Right Turn - Avoid cutting corners, stay on your side of the road. Don't move forward while oncoming vehicle is still turning right.

Parallel Parking - Check center mirror before stopping. Use the space behind you.

3 Point Turn - You must indicate right and check your right blindspot.

Road Works - You must stay at the posted speed sign.

Narrow Roads - Look ahead, avoid bottlenecks and indicate to pass parked cars.

21/08/2023

Critical Errors:

😟Roundabout - Failed to giveway to car on right side inside the roundabout.

😟Dual Lane Roundabout - Left turn too wide.

😒Speed Control - 40km in a 30km zone.

🧐Dual Lane Left Turn - Too wide.

😟Right Turn - Failed to check right blindspot before entering turning bay.

🤨Vehicle Position - Failed to keep reasonable to the left, when turning left.

21/08/2023

Congrats to Bernice from Ponsonby on passing her Restricted Driving Test from the Glen Innes VTNZ on the 18th of August 2023.

Bernice took 4 refresher driving lessons with Victor before passing her restricted driving test.

Restricted Driving Test PASSED at Glen Innes😁😁😁😁

20/08/2023

Mt Wellington Lesson Notes:

Immediate Fail:
Stop Sign - Stop, pause, check both sides and then move.

Critical Errors:
Turning Bays & Flush Medians - You must use them. Merge into them, nothing sudden. Indicate and check blindspot before moving in. All 4 wheels must be in the lane, if possible.

Needs Improvement:
Left Turn - Angel the car and check the cycle lane before turning, the left blindspot.
Dual Lane Roundabout - Be comfortable using them.
Giveway Sign - Don't stop for no reason.
Parallel Parking - Check center mirror before stopping.
Narrow Roads - Check the center mirror and blindspot before moving around parked cars.
Cross Roads / Green Lights - You must check both sides before moving through.
Parking - Check the center mirror and blindspot before moving in or out.
U- Turn - Turn your head, Check your blindspot.
Scanning / Turning - You must see 100 meters on each side before turning.
Speed Control - Stay under the speed limit. Within 5km of the speed limit.
3 Point Turn - Indicate right on the 3rd turn and recheck both sides.
Left Turn at Lights with Giveway Sign - Beware of the pedestrian crossing and stay in your lane.

17/08/2023

Congrats to Chanda on passing her Full Driving Test from the VTNz at Glen Innes on the 16th of August 2023.

Chanda took a refresher lesson / simulated test with Victor before her actual driving test.

Full OS Driving Test PASSED FIRST TIME.

Street Talk Defensive Driving Course 16/08/2023

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15/08/2023

Restricted Driving Test Failed at Glen Innes:

Immediate Fail:
Gap Selection - Failed to giveway at roundabout.

Critical Errors:
Parallel Parking - Too far from curb (+30cm)
Traffic Lights - Hard braking at orange light.
Vehicle Position - Too close to parked cars.

29/04/2022

Need help to pass your restricted driving test ?
Can you turn left into a high speed zone?
Can you turn right using the flush median ?
Can you parallel park?

WE CAN HELP!

Alert Driving School
www.alertdriving.co.nz
027 525 3662

02/04/2022

Need help to pass your restricted driving test ?
Can you turn left into a high speed zone?
Can you turn right using the flush median ?
Can you parallel park?

WE CAN HELP!

Alert Driving School
www.alertdriving.co.nz
027 525 3662

25/03/2022

Need help to pass your restricted driving test ?
Can you turn left into a high speed zone?
Can you turn right using the flush median ?
Can you parallel park?

WE CAN HELP !!!

Alert Driving School
www.alertdriving.co.nz
027 525 3662

20/03/2022

Assessor Notes:

Right Turns - When entering turning bays, you must check your blindspot.

14/03/2022

Assessor Notes:

Moving on/off the road from curb - Left shoulder check when pulling over to stop and right shoulder check when moving back into traffic.

11/03/2022

Assessor Notes:

Blindspot Checks - always know what is next to you.

09/03/2022

Assessor Notes:

3 Point Turn - On 3rd turn - Indicate right and recheck both sides before moving out

04/03/2022

Assessor Notes:

Steering - move your hands and make big turns when needed

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