Our new Auckland/Waikato venue is Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. This high quality training facility is about the same driving time from Auckland CBD for participants as Pukekohe Park (Now closed).


Our Defensive Driving Courses are valuable because they sharpen your skills, update your
knowledge and build confidence
so you become a smarter, safer driver.

Free trial offer for defensive driver courses, any new customer who books 4 participants or more on the “Drive to Survive” course, conditions apply.

Practical Defensive Driving Courses

New Zealand’s Leading National Defensive Driver Training School.

Because we’ve been running defensive driver courses for private and public organisations for over 30 years you can trust us.  Our courses are designed to meet the needs of modern drivers.

New Zealand has a growing road safety problem. Up to 1/3 of fatalities and accidents involve people who are working at the time or travelling to work. So Defensive Driver training courses help you protect your workforce from accidents on the roads.

Find your next Defensive Driving Course

Find a course close to you or choose from the next events

Date and NameLocationPriceBook now

10 Sep

Drive Forever, Course 2

Teretonga Park Raceway, Invercargill

6 places remaining

$599.00 incl. GSTBook Now

10 Sep

Drive to Survive, Level 1

Teretonga Park Raceway, Invercargill

3 places remaining

$559.00 incl. GSTBook Now

11 Sep

Drive Forever, Course 2

Teretonga Park Raceway, Invercargill

9 places remaining

$599.00 incl. GSTBook Now

11 Sep

Drive to Survive, Level 1

Teretonga Park Raceway, Invercargill

$549.00 incl. GSTBook Now

13 Sep

Drive to Survive, Level 1

Kartsport Dunedin, Dunedin

8 places remaining

$549.00 incl. GSTBook Now

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NZTA Work-Related Road Safety – Road to Zero.

One of the five focus areas under Road to Zero.  Work-related road safety works to ensure that businesses and other organisations treat road safety as a critical health and safety issue.

Businesses and organisations in every sector have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that work-related road travel is safe for their staff and the public.

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Why choose a Defensive Driving Course?

Long-term benefits for both the companies and the drivers.

Meet health & safetyobligations

Meet health & safety obligations

Reduced fleetaccident rates

Reduced fleet accident rates

Improved safetyawareness & attitude

Improved safety awareness & attitude

Understand your cars capabilities

Understand your cars capabilities

Lower fleetrunning costs

Lower fleet running costs

Defensive Driving Courses

We offer three courses.

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Course 1

Drive to Survive (Course 1) is a practical one day course teaching accident avoidance, car control and defensive driving skills. On this course drivers become aware of their abilities, shortcomings and develop new skills.  Drivers also have an opportunity to review their attitude so that they realise how this contributes to safe driving.

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Course 2

Those seeking an extension course to the “Drive to Survive” course or a refresher course. It expands on the skills learnt on the “Drive to Survive” course. With more challenging exercises and greater emphasis on the practical skills and approximate 60/40 practical to classroom ratio. There is a prerequisite that drivers must have completed “Drive to Survive”  course 1, within 3 years.



Course 3

Those seeking to expands on the skills learned in the Drive Forever, course 2 or a refresher course for those having completed Course 2. This course is designed to engage smaller groups and has a 80/20 practical to classroom ratio.  Primarily designed to combine Defensive Driving with a Team Building exercise for smaller corporate groups of approximately six to eight drivers. Contact us to arrange for your group.

Free trial offer for any new customer who books 4 participants or more on the “Drive to Survive” course, conditions apply.

Contact us to arrange your trial.

What our customers say

Best health and safety compliance course that I have been to in 30 years working for various companies.
Great mix of theory and practical, professional, and informative, engaging and challenging. Increased my confidence and improved my technique thank you.
Couldn’t have been a better day highly benefitted from this. Given me a huge confidence boost after being involved in a high-speed car crash Thank You.
The course content was a really good mix of practical and theory. The instructors were very knowledgeable easy to engage with and good sharing of knowledge and expertise. It was a really good day informative.
I am absolutely certain that what you taught me yesterday will save my life in the future.  You guys do a fantastic job.
My instructor was encouraging, the content was relevant and well presented. I found it so useful getting my seating position correct.

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Ministry of business innovation and employment

Ministry of Justice

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Alpine Energy

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Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Beca Group

Lotto New Zealand

Hancock Forest Management