Driving is a risky activity that you'll be doing daily so, preparing yourself and your car is vitally important. Safe drivers strive to reduce and manage risk by making good decisions and taking responsibility for their behaviour on the road. You need to go through a series of stages in the process of getting your car drivers licence. Find complete information about obtaining your full car licence here .
If you hold a drivers licence from abroad (Overseas Licence or International Licence), you may not worry driving in SA with this licence only if:
You are a temporary overseas visitor in SA;
The overseas licence you hold remains valid;
You have not been disqualified from driving in SA or another state;
You have not had your licence suspended or cancelled or the visiting driver privileges taken away.
There is no need to obtain a SA licence if you meet these conditions and can prove you are a genuine visitor to SA Police if requested.
You must comply with all the SA road rules when driving on any licence in SA. We recommend you book a few hours driving lesson with Able2Drive driving school. We will make sure you are familiar with all local road rules and conditions and that you are comfortable driving in Adelaide. If you are used to driving on the right side of the road, you will need to learn to drive on the left side in Adelaide, in a right-hand drive car. Do not risk getting yourself into an accident. Book a 2-hour lesson today by calling 0402 706 042. We are located in Oakden, Adelaide, and service most of north-eastern suburbs.
Think about safety. Know the risks and be prepared. Several lessons in Able2Drive driving school will make you confident while driving in Adelaide or any other big city.
Know the road rules. Breaking basic road rules contributes to thousands of avoidable crashes in Adelaide resulting in injuries and fatalities each year. On Able2Drive Adelaide driving lessons we'll help you to refresh your basic road rules knowledge and be a smarter, safer driver.
Be licensed. Ensure that your driver's licence or permit is current, appropriate for the vehicle you are driving and with you.
Ensure your car is roadworthy, registered and insured. All drivers of registered cars in South Australia are covered by Compulsory Third Party Insurance and the Lifetime Support Scheme.