GILMOUR REVEALS 2014 NATIONAL RALLY CAMPAIGN

Emma Gilmour has confirmed that she will be back behind the wheel of her Suzuki Swift Maxi rally car for the 2014 New Zealand National Rally Championship, with the experienced Australian, Ben Atkinson, as her co-driver for the six-round series. After treating 2013 as a development year for her highly modified Swift, Gilmour states that […]

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Driving to the conditions at Mines

In our last story we spoke about how at Driven Training we cover driver safety both underground on the surface.  Many mines operate 24/7 in all weather conditions and you will need to know how to handle the vehicle you are driving in those conditions. Varying road conditions play a key role to driver safety, […]

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Driver Safety at Mine Sites

It seems obvious that driving safely in a mining environment would be standard issue, but it’s vitally important to abide by the traffic rules whether underground or on the surface. Driving Safety at Mine Sites is critical as large machinery is deployed all over mine sites. Moving vehicles are commonplace at mines. Your immediate safety […]

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Why we offer specialist 4WD Training

At Driven we are committed to excellence in Driver training. 4WD crashes increased by over 85% in the last 20 years and often accidents can be attributed to poor driving technique, inattention and not understanding basic vehicle dynamics. Tyres – 4WD tyres do not have the same grip as conventional car tyres. Often the have […]

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The Keys to Collision Avoidance

The Keys to Collision Avoidance

The Keys to Collision Avoidance At some stage on the road you are going to have to react to either an obstacle or situation. This could be in the form of a vehicle, animal or even changing grip levels. With the wide use of high centre of gravity vehicles in the mining industry and the wide […]

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Driver Training for Light and Heavy Vehicles

Driver training for light and heavy vehicles Modern day safety practices mean that drivers of light and heavy vehicles need expert training to ensure that their standards of driving meet community expectation and are of the highest safety standards. Any business that employs truck drivers needs to ensure that their drivers have the skills to […]

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CHRIS ATKINSON SECURES WRC RETURN WITH HYUNDAI

Queenslander Chris Atkinson’s World Rally Championship career is back on track after being confirmed for Hyundai’s factory re-entry next year. Atkinson’s recall coincides with Hyundai’s massive investment in returning to the pinnacle of rallying after a 10-year absence. Australia’s most successful international rally driver will handle the shared second factory i20 alongside the previously named […]

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Hyundai WRC test day: access all areas

Hyundai WRC test day: access all areas

Hyundai WRC test day: access all areas The landscape outside Seville is hellishly hot and dominated by dust. Yet it’s here amid the dry brush and sharp rocks that Hyundai’s WRC test drivers are toiling stoicly on their i20 rally car without an air-conditioned sanctuary in sight. A luxury marquee would certainly ease tensions as […]

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