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The Driving Companion

CBT&A Task index

When applying for your Provisional Licence, pages 41 to 74 of the Driving Companion should be removed from the book and handed to Service SA staff along with your log book hours and Certificate of Competency.

Unit 1 - Basic driving procedures

1. Cabin drill and controls
2. Starting up and shutting down the engine
3. Moving off from the kerb
4. Stopping and securing the vehicle
5. Stop and go (using the handbrake)
6. Gear changing
7. Steering (forward and reverse)
8. Review of all basic driving procedures

Unit 2 - Slow speed manoeuvres

9. Moving off up hill
10. The simple U-turn
11. The 3-point turn
12. 90-degree angle park (front to kerb)
13. Reverse parallel parking
14. Review all slow speed manoeuvres

Unit 3 - Basic road skills

15. Vehicle road positioning
16. Lane changing and diverging
17. Turning at corners
18. Turning onto and from laned roads
19. Turning at roundabouts
20. Negotiating traffic lights
21. Light traffic urban driving
22. Country driving (driving at higher speeds)

Unit 4 - Traffic management skills

23. Safe driving strategies
24. Lane management in traffic
25. Turning in traffic
26. Managing traffic at roundabouts
27. U-turn in traffic - manoeuvre
28. Negotiating traffic lights in traffic
28A. Driving on unsealed roads
28B. Driving at night

Units 1 and 2 - Review

29. Review of basic driving skills

Units 3 and 4 - Review

30. Review of road skills and traffic management


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