wa road rules australia

We all know that operating a phone while driving is a recipe for disaster one way or another, and this year West Australia is changing the rules to reflect just how serious an offence it is. West Australia recently introduced a new fine for motorists caught using their mobile phones behind the wheel, and it’s…

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merging rules wa

Merging lanes is a task that drivers in Perth encounter nearly every day. This seemingly simple task can be fraught with peril, though, if you don’t do it correctly. Once you understand the basic rules surrounding merging, you can make the process easier for both yourself and other drivers around you. It’s not a hard…

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country driving tips western australia

Looking to escape the daily grind of city life and explore WA’s country roads? This side of Australia is renowned for its vast landscapes, remote wilderness and rural beauty. But driving on an open country road can be very different to the stop-start driving of city traffic. Preparation is important. Driving through WA’s country may…

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fail driving test - eclipse driving school

If you fail your driving test on the first try, it can be incredibly frustrating. After all, you’ve been practising and practising with automatic driving lessons or manual driving lessons in the hopes of soon being able to drive on your own. It may make you feel better to know that out of the 82,809…

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10 driving test tips - driving instructor assessing

It’s completely normal to feel nervous on the day of your driving test. You’re put beside a person you’ve likely never met before who will be watching your every move and grading you on your driving capabilities. While this can somewhat impair your ability to drive to the best of your abilities, there are ways…

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Learner driver test – first driving lesson

If your teenager is getting ready to drive, now is the best time to book their first driving lesson. A professional trainer can make the process easier, is qualified to teach others, and has the patience and understanding needed to set the foundations of good driving habits. While some parents may opt for a lesson…

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A safe driver's course can help you avoid hydroplaning. Car splashing water on other vehicles during winter rain.

Driving in wet weather can be challenging. If you’re an inexperienced driver or unfamiliar with Perth roads in winter, a safe driver’s course – also known as a defensive driving course – can teach you the skills to drive safely in all road conditions. Obviously, planning not to drive during extreme weather is a great…

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practical driving assessment mock test

Before sitting or even booking your Practical Driving Assessment (PDA), it’s important to be adequately prepared. This will involve not only learning Perth’s road rules but also how to control your vehicle on Australia’s roads. One of the best ways to ensure you’re prepared for your driver’s test is to sit a mock learners driving…

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Much is said regarding people failing their Driving Test due to nerves or pressure. Most common reason for failing has nothing to do with nerves or pressure, its not being prepared correctly. If you can only drive well with someone sitting next to you and helping you during your driving lesson, then really you’re not…

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Practical Driving Test Pass – Eclipse Driving School

Congratulations on passing your P.D.A. Did you know that 6 months from now will be your most vulnerable time on our roads. New P Plate Drivers are up to 40x more likely to be involved in a crash in their first 6 months. Eclipse Driving School are now encouraging parents and students alike to have…

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How many parents would pass their driving test without any driving lessons tomorrow? We hope you answered honestly!!! Not many in our experience would be up to date regarding road rules and ever changing road law. Eclipse Driving School encourages parent involvement and we want parents to sit on as many lessons as they can.…

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