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Senior Drivers



Lane Cove Council runs free workshops to support senior pedestrians and drivers.

Senior Driver Workshops

Content includes:

  • Risk factors for older drivers
  • Understanding speed and braking – the 3 second rule
  • Avoiding common crashes using low risk driving
  • Car parks and reversing safely
  • Correct driving position
  • Preparing for the older driver licensing assessment
  • Commonly misunderstood road rules

Walking Safely Presentations can be arranged for groups who wish to have a speaker discuss practical ways to be a safer pedestrian.  Presentations are free of charge and run for approximately 45 minutes.  Please contact Council's Road Safety officer on (02) 9911 3576 to book a presenter. 

Further information can be found in the On the road 65Plus staying independent and safe booklet (pdf).

Seniors PDF.JPG 

Alternatively, contact Council's Road Safety Officer on 02 9911 3576 and request a free copy of the booklet. 

Additional information is available on Driver licensing at 75 and 85 years and on Retiring from driving.