Author Archives: Co-Pilot Team

F1 Driver Brian Sims sitting on a yellow race car out the front of Parliament London

What We Can Learn From A Professional Race Car Driver

What We Can Learn From A Professional Racing Car Driver Guest Post: Brian Sims, Motivational speaker and author of You Don’t Have to Be a Champion… to Be a Winner! I raced cars professionally for many years. After retiring, I … Read More

Young teen driver and his father with a car salesman looking at the bonnet of a car looking to buy his first car

Tips For Buying Your First Car

Tips For Buying Your First Car Guest Post: David Lye, Everybody always remembers their first car – not only is it a useful possession to have, it also signifies a new age of freedom as you shake off the … Read More

Teaching Teens To Be Responsible Drivers

Did you know that a 17 year old driver with a P1 licence is 4 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than a driver over 26 years. Younger drivers, fresh off their L-Plates should know the … Read More

A young p-plate driver holding and using her mobile phone while driving

6 Tips To Avoid Using Your Mobile Phone While Driving

The Easter 2019 Road Toll in Australia is shocking and a reminder of how careful we need to be on our roads. The number of young drivers in serious and fatal accidents is even more upsetting. P-Plate drivers are 33 … Read More

Why A Driving Agreement Is Important For P-Platers

You’ve finally got your P-Plates and become an independent driver so why would you bother having a driving agreement with you parents or carer? The answer is simple…. it helps everyone to be on the same page and keep safe … Read More

Do Your Part To Encourage Safer Driving

Encouraging Safer Driving isn’t just a motto, it should be how we drive every day. Leading by example is the best way that we can encourage others to actively work on becoming better drivers and in turn mentors for younger … Read More

6 Tips To Staying Calm Under Pressure When Teaching To Drive

When you are teaching someone how to drive, you need to know how to stay calm even when you are in a stressful situation.  Here are 6 great ideas to help parents and carers keep their cool and calm when … Read More