Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire councils will be hosting another online workshop for parents and other supervisors of local learner drivers.
(min cost $8)
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The workshop is full of practical advice and information about completing the 120 hours of supervised driving.
The free 'Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers' workshop is scheduled for Thursday, December 10 from 6pm.
Parkes, Forbes and Lachlan Shire Councils' Road Safety and Injury Prevention Officer, Melanie Suitor, said while the usual face-to-face workshops weren't possible due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the online delivery will hopefully make it more easily accessible for participants to attend.
"We held two of these online workshops back in August and had a great response from across the region," Ms Suitor said.
"Parents and supervisors of learner drivers have a crucial role to play in making our roads safer.
"That is why we have teamed up with Transport for NSW and the councils across the western region to hold another one of these workshops via Zoom."
Participants can attend from the safety and comfort of their own home.
Parents and supervisors who have attended this workshop in the past have found that it [really helped them].- Melanie Suitor
The estimated run time is around one hour and 15 minutes.
The workshop covers the licencing system, how to use the Learner Driver Logbook including the use of digital logbooks, licence conditions for learner and P-plate drivers, the benefits of on-road driving sessions, tips on supervising a learner driver and more.
"Parents and supervisors who have attended this workshop in the past have found that it boosted their confidence, helped them better plan driving sessions and allowed them to share their experiences with other parents and supervisors," Ms Suitor said.
Bookings are essential and can be made online via Eventbrite, through the the councils' Facebook pages or by calling Ms Suitor on (02) 6861 2364.
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