You may also use an electronic learner log book app to record your driving. The guide is designed to help new drivers, their parents and tutors with the information to assist the new driver to develop safe driving skills. You do not have to complete a learner driver log book if you. Australias national heavy vehicle logbook laws defined. Tap the record button, enter your odometer and youre off. You may also use an electronic learner log book app to record your driving hours instead of recording them manually in your driving companion. Handbook provides practical information on nsw road rules as well as road safety. Use the paper book section to enter the total time signed off in your paper copy. Customers can speak to their local service nsw to find out more about how they can start using the digital driver log book. Learner drivers must obey special rules, which are designed to keep you safe while youre building your driving skills and experience. The role of supervising a learner driver in nsw is a great responsibility that will have long lasting consequences. Digital learner driver log book apps tfnsw open data hub. Driving experience from foreign countries cannot be recorded in a queensland logbook.
Learner driver log books go digital nsw government. Your learner driver log book is for you and your supervising driver to record your driving experience. Licence ready is free digital log book app accepted by service nsw and roads and maritime services. Helping learner drivers become safer drivers, sutherland shire council presents the free seminars, providing practical advice about. When you get your driving learner licence, you also receive a learner driver log book. Speed management, hazard awareness and safe following distances are some of the strategies in the courses theoretical and practical sessions, which earn learner drivers 20 hours of logbook credit. Attending a safer drivers course run by roads and maritime services. I was planning to submit it for approval soon, but was told by my friend that if you have logs of driving for more than 2 hrs without a break, they return the log book saying it is unsatisfactory. L2p app is your officially recognised nsw digital logbook.
Please take care of your log book because if you need a replacement log book, you will. Ive had my qld learners for around 18 months now and logged in about 150 hours in an automatic car. You can close the app, put it somewhere safe and then while youre driving. Pick up where you left off and complete the rest of your supervised hours in the app. The apps must be designed so as to not distract learner drivers or their supervisors and ensure learners abide by all applicable road rules relating to the use of mobile phones in vehicles. How to use the nsw learners licence log book youtube. Your learner driver log book allows you and your supervising driver to record. Nsw learner driver safety course to cut log book hours. A guide to the driving test book nsw more information about the test is available in the guide to the driving test pdf if youre 25 or older, you dont need to complete the learner driver log book.
Controlling your car and responding to whats happening around you. Descriptions of each of the 23 competencies can be found in the road ready towards your ps in the act a learner driver guide pdf 564kb. The driving companion booklet contains the log book to record your compulsory driving hours and youll get a copy with your learner s permit the driving companion includes. Plus checking your vehicle, observing, planning and defensive driving. Learn to drive my first licence understand the steps and requirements for a licence to drive a car c class, or ride a motorcycle re class or moped rn class in wa. Act learner drivers are required to not exceed posted speed limits within the act, which include 100 km. App to move learner driver log books into the digital age. We re proud to call ourselves the log book experts. Learner logbook is an iphone and android app that manages all your learner logbook your driver experience record for learner nsw qld drivers. Find out how to fill in your learner logbook correctly.
When you are issued with your learner licence, you will also receive a learner driver log book. Understanding the licence conditions for learners and provisional licence holders. In australia, is it illegal for a learner driver to drive for. For other road users the handbook offers a way to check current road rules. The rules for learner drivers you will need to know. In new south wales, if you are under the age of 25 you must log at least 120 hours of supervised driving, including a minimum of 20 hours of night driving, before you can attempt the driving test. The national driver work diary also know as a log book is evidence that a driver s work and rest hours are compliant with the heavy vehicle national law hvnl and that their fatigue is being managed. Guide for supervising drivers with supervising tips to help guide your learner driver.
Your learner driver logbook nsw allows you and your supervising driver s to record your driving experience. Sorry if this sounds negative, but you cant manage to keep track of something of quite significant value to a learner like a log book. Learner driver log books go digital in nsw opengov asia. Your learner licence will be suspended or refused if you reach or exceed 4 demerit points in a three year period. Nsw learner driver safety course to cut log book hours from. Booking further lessons with a driver training instructor from the nrma puts the daunting initial stages of learning to drive in the hands of a qualified professional and in the safety of a dualcontrol car. The road rules can be found in the act road rules handbook doc 5.
The app can be used by your supervising drivers too. In addition to following the nsw road rules, you must only drive cars. Have l plates displayed black l on an orangeyellow background clearly at the front and back of the vehicle, on the outside, or an l sign on the roof, when driving. Youll need to visit a service centre to prove your identity, pass a driver knowledge test dkt and have your eyes tested. Supervising a learner driver roads and maritime services nsw. Getting a nsw driver licence if you want to get a nsw driver licence, you can use this page to work through the stages involved in going from learner to full licence. Younger drivers drivers staying safe nsw centre for. Getting a learner licence rules for learner driving learner logbook driver education and defensive driving courses steps from a learner to a provisional licence driver tests, book or reschedule a test hazard perception test for p1 licence holders test vehicle requirements driving schoolslearning to drive. The mylearners app allows you to log your driving hours without the need for a paper log book.
With the changes have come very specific rules governing work and rest periods and the methods for recording them. Download across devices and utilise with multiple supervisors for. Roundtrip is an app for nsw learner drivers that makes it super easy to record supervised driving practice. Learners must read it thoroughly to be able to get a learner licence. Information for parents and friends of learner drivers who will be supervising t. My licence the driving companion how to use your log book. Learner logbook transport and motoring queensland government. It gives access to a supervising driver, a safe car, and up to 5 professional driving lessons to help you complete the 120 log book hours of driving experience to get your provisional licence. Providing you are at least 17 years of age, you may lodge your completed logbook as soon as you have completed your 100 hours supervised onroad driving experience requirement and your driving experience declaration. You must log at least 120 hours of supervised driving in your learner driver log book, including a minimum of 20 hours of night driving, before you can attempt the p1 licence driving test. Shirley and dave from funway driving school present an introduction to the nsw learners licence log book. In australia, is it illegal for a learner driver to drive for over 2 hours straight. Free 2 hour workshops for the parents and supervisors of learner drivers.
Any parent or learner would agree its time for a system that taps into the latest technology to become more userfriendly, mrs pavey said. My physical driving test is tomorrow at 2 pm but i lost my log book 3 weeks ago the day after i booked it. Its for you and your supervising driver a driving instructor, parent or whoever is teaching you to record your driving experience. The following are the most common reasons learner drivers. You and your supervisor are responsible for the accuracy of your logbook entries. The log book must be completed accurately and honestly and penalties do apply for fraudulent information. Learner drivers can now choose from one of three new apps to record their driving hours and submit log books. Tips for getting your learner licence safer driving. Dec 22, 2018 licence ready is accepted by service nsw and roads and maritime services rms as a digital learner driver log book app for nsw.
How will the 20 hours credit be recorded in my log book after i complete the course. Log books learner licence driver licence licence roads. Learner log book to record your practice hours road types and conditions. However, users can only use one app for their learning as log book. Learner licence driver licence licence roads roads. These hours must be recorded in the learner driver log book issued to you or. Practical driving experience learner driver log book. You need to log at least 120 hours driving experience, including 20 hours of night driving. Have previously held a nsw, interstate or overseas driver licence other than a learner licence currently hold an overseas licence other than a learner licence and are issued with a learner licence because you have failed a practical driving test.
The apps are available for free through the android play and apple app stores. If you have evidence youve held an interstate learner s permit your qualified supervising driver may include that previous driving experience in your log book. For your practical assessment, you dont need to bring the learner guide and log book, as youve signed and submitted the declaration of completion. Roundtrip is an app for nsw learner drivers that makes it super easy to record. Please take care of your log book because if you need a replacement log book, you will need to attend a registry or service centre and pay a replacement fee. There is no assessment or pass fail component of the safer drivers course. With digital driving instruction, personalised training and nsw log book, this is one of three goto apps for learner drivers. L2p is your new bestie in smart driving for success. Young learner drivers are blatantly falsifying mandatory 120hour log books, and some say the program is failing to improve driving. Log at least 120 hours in your learner driver log book including 20 hours of night driving unless you are aged 25 or older you will need to log at 120 hours of driving over a minimum period of 12 months, including at least 20 hours of driving at night time.
The log book remains the property of vicroads and can be retained. How to teach someone to drive safer driving the nrma. Drivers of fatigueregulated heavy vehicles must complete and carry a national driver work diary if they drive more than 100 kms from their home base. Learner log book innovation challenge transport for nsw. Find out more about the digital learner driver log books.
To make things absolutely clear, you are given a learner driver log book at the registry or service centre when you get your learner licence. Only driving experience gained on australian roads can be recorded in the learner logbook app or the queensland learner logbook. Camden and campbelltown councils are providing the free driving course in collaboration with local highway patrol police to prepare learner drivers. The apps provide learner and supervising drivers with similar features to the paper log book, including information on safe driving practices. The apps are designed not to distract learner drivers or their supervisors while driving and ensure learners follow the rules relating to the use of. Exemption from learner logbook requirements application transport operations road use management act 1995 this form is to be used if you are applying for an exemption from the requirement to record 100 hours of supervised driving experience in a learner logbook. Learners log book learner driver digital log book nsw. If you need a replacement log book, you will need to attend a registry or service centre and may need to pay a replacement fee. However when driving in nsw, act learner drivers must abide by the nsw laws and restrict driving to a maximum speed of 90 km. Learner licence driver licence licence roads roads and. However, participants must complete both course modules to be eligible for the 20 hour log book credit in their learner driver log book. You must log at least 120 hours of supervised driving in your learner driver log. Getting a learner licence rules for learner driving learner logbook driver education and defensive driving courses steps from a learner to a provisional licence driver tests, book or reschedule a test hazard perception test for p1 licence holders test vehicle requirements driving.
A national driver work diary must now be kept for all drivers who drive over 100km from their home base. Getting your learner licence getting a licence your. There are two ways to reduce the hours required to progress to your red ps. You will then present this log book before taking your driving test. Nsw roads minister duncan gay today announced young drivers who completed the program would have their learner log book requirements cut from 120 hours to 100 hours. Demerit points apply to learner drivers for failing to comply with the road rules or learner driver rules. The knowledge test assesses what you know about the general road rules as well as rules which relate only to heavy vehicles. Once you have your learner s permit you must always be accompanied by a supervising driver, and abide by the rules for novice drivers. This means that the issuing state or territory licensing conditions apply when a learner driver is driving in nsw. When you are issued with your learner licence you will receive a learner driver log book so that you and your supervising driver s can record your driving.
Did you know you can get bonus logbook hours as a learner driver. Getting your learner licence roads and maritime services. Structured lessons with a licensed nsw driving instructor will also give you a bonus of 3for1 log book hours. Drivers who drive under the 100km limit are not required to keep such a log. Initial lessons with a driver training expert at the nrma will prepare you and your learner driver to progress steadily towards passing the driving test. Learner driver logbook nsw practical driving experience. A digital log book that helps you learn to drive like a pro even faster. Mar 19, 2012 nsw roads minister duncan gay today announced young drivers who completed the program would have their learner log book requirements cut from 120 hours to 100 hours. As the supervising driver, you will need to mark off the learner drivers progress against a range of key tasks in their learner driver log book. It is also illegal to supervise under the influence of drugs. Hours recorded in an interstate learner driver log book will count towards your nsw supervised hours if you can provide appropriate evidence.
You will need to refer to this book in conjunction with the driver s handbook if you are getting your heavy vehicle driver s licence we also encourage experienced drivers. You are exempt from completing the log book and required hours if you. Learner drivers can gain valuable hours driving on a variety of road conditions as part of the learner log book run. Learner licences issued from 1 july 2007 will be valid for five years.
If you want to replace your log book, youll need to visit a service centre. Nov 02, 2016 the heavy vehicle driver handbook p 18 says. Learner log book information the learner kit, which includes the guide for learners with a learner log book and the guide for supervising drivers is available free of charge to all learner drivers who obtain a learner. Note that you can only use one app you cant transfer log book hours between apps. The free learner driver log book run is a great opportunity for learners to gain real driving time and experience a variety of driving conditions.
Learner log book the learner log book requires the learner driver to record information such as the number of hours of driving, the types of roads driven on e. Transport for nsw is looking for talented individuals, entrepreneurs and innovative startup organisations that can take an innovation challenge and turn it into a successful business. Log book apps log books learner licence driver licence. Research shows that the standard of on road driving experience a learner drivers receives plays a significant role in determining their ability to drive safely. The road to solo driving handbook is full of road rules you need to know when driving on the road.
Exemption from learner logbook requirements application. Council runs two free helping learner drivers become safe drivers workshops each year providing practical advice on. Previously held a nsw or interstate driver licence, other than a learner. Licence conditions explains the nsw graduated licensing scheme process, as well as some of the restrictions that apply to learner. The heavy vehicle driver s handbook pdf, 4732 kb is an important guide that provides detailed information on what you need to know to operate a heavy vehicle safely in south australia. The supervising driver will need to sign off each trip. Apply for a heavy vehicle competency based assessment learners log book and undertake hvcba. The ultimate p1 licence guide for nsw learner drivers. Join the digital network that links learner drivers, supervisors and pro driving instructors. Be supervised at all times by the holder of a full not learner or provisional australian driver licence. To obtain your nsw learner licence you must be at least 16 years of. Learning to drive a heavy vehicle in nsw australian.
However, users can only use one app for their learning as log book hours cannot be transferred between apps. When you have met the log book requirements, you can electronically submit your details to roads and. This must be at least 12 business days prior to your practical driving. All learner drivers in new south wales nsw, australia will be able to use the licence ready, roundtrip or l2p app as their learner driver log book. Tips for getting your learner licence safer driving the nrma.
As a learner driver you will find the handbook will reinforce what you learn each time you get behind the wheel. Nsw changes to speed limits for learner drivers national. Remember, it is illegal for learner drivers to use any function of a phone while driving, including when stopped at traffic lights or stuck in traffic. The benefits of supervised onroad driving experience. You must pass a heavy vehicle road rules knowledge test before you can. Rules for learner drivers roads and maritime services nsw. The speed limit applies to interstate learners driving in nsw regardless of the home stateterritory rules. Disobeying these additional rules could result in heavy fines or loss of licence. The learner log book innovation challenge is your opportunity to create a digital solution as an alternative to the current printbased nsw learner log book. Parents of learner drivers sutherland shire council.
The blood alcohol content bac limit for you while you are supervising a learner driver nsw is under 0. If you choose to use one of the digital log book apps, you dont need to complete a paper log book. To progress to a full licence through the nsw driver rider graduated licensing scheme, you need to pass various tests at each stage, including. The ydrive learner driver mentor program is a learntodrive program that offers supervised driver training for young people aged 16 24. Remember, it is illegal for learner drivers to use any function of a phone while driving. Previously held a nsw or interstate driver licence, other than a learner licence. Go to rules to access a transcript and downloadable ve. Licence ready is accepted by service nsw and roads and maritime services rms as a digital learner driver log book app for nsw. A little known change that occurred in nsw laws in 20 was to revert to the previous legislative approach of applying speed limits on learner drivers as a licensing condition rather than as a road rule. A learner log book will only be accepted by vicroads if.
For people looking for a simple log book, a learner driver account alone is enough to record drives, track day and night hours, 3for1 driving school lessons and safer driver course sdc credits. Understanding the benefits of supervised onroad driving practice. Supervising learner driver nsw learn to drive driving school. For your practical assessment, bring your paper learner guide and log book including the declaration of completion signed by you and a supervising driver. The declaration of completion at the end of the book also needs to be signed by both you and your supervising driver. When a young learner gets their learners permit, they will be issued with a learner guide and log book. Learner driver log book challenge transport for nsw. The laws vary by state but as far as im aware there is no such law current in any australian state. To apply for a learner driver licence, you must be 16 years of age or older. Young drivers are cheating log book system daily telegraph.993 187 345 1338 1540 1366 1249 1261 145 409 1513 1420 1024 1558 1261 337 407 416 450 1379 1296 902 327 1476 1614 1221 1099 1444 1320 1109 1089 440 499 1052 762 681 763 279 1150 1064