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About Us

For almost 20 years in Townsville Abetaway2drive has had the opportunity to help thousands of students to acquire foundational skills, develop new techniques and confidently move forward in their learning journey towards obtaining a Queensland Driving Licence.

 

Known as the friendly Driving School in the Townsville area, we provide a wide range of methods to support students from all backgrounds and levels to understand what is required by a Queensland Transport Driving Assessment.

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Our Team

With many years of experience in the driving instructor game, Colin and Faye are two of the most dedicated teachers in Townsville, continuing to tutor hundreds of students to driving success.

Colin Reeves - Instructor

– Qualified, professional driving instructor

– Highly experienced and personable approach

– Experienced bus and army vehicle driver

– Softly spoken and patient personality

– Positively recommended by past students

Faye Reeves - The Brains

– Driving instructor since 2004

– Qualified in advanced driving techniques

– Great at overcoming language barriers

– Tailors her approach to each individual student

– Creates a easy, stress-free learning environment

 
 
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Pricing

Manual Driving Lessons

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$60 per hour

Automatic Driving Lessons

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$60 per hour

Bookings can be made up to 50 days in advance. Next day bookings can be arranged subject to availability. Minimum 24 hours notice required.

Cancellation Policy: A cancellation fee of $30 applies if a booked lesson is cancelled without valid reason.

FAQ's

Please find a range of frequently asked questions below that we are often asked by our customers.

 

Our Lessons

How much is a lesson?


Our lessons are $60.00 for 1 hour.




How long is a lesson?


Our driving lessons are 1 hour long.




Do you offer any package deals for multiple lessons?


Yes we do! You can book a block of 5 lessons for $290!




What are the options for payment?


We take both cash and eftpos.




Can I book a lesson online?


Absolutely! You can book both Manual and Automatic driving lessons via the Bookings Page.




Can I use my overseas licence for driving lessons and for a Queensland driving test?


Yes, but if you fail your first test you are no longer able to use your overseas licence for driving, except on another Queensland driving test with the examiner sitting beside you.




Can I use the Abetaway2drive cars for my test?


Yes, our cars are most likely to be available for your tests if you give two to three weeks notice prior to your test date.




Can I use my own car for driving lessons and for my test?


Absolutely, as long as your car is roadworthy then you are more than welcome to use your own car.





Your Test

What age can I go for me P's in Queensland?


You can go for your P's as soon as you turn 17.




How many times can a Driver Trainer triple my 1 hr lesson?


Driver Trainers can offer you triple hours up to 10 times, totalling 30 hours in your log book.




How do I record my hours on my Learners Permit?


You can record your hours by either downloading the QLD Transport App to your phone, or by using a Queensland Transport log book.




Can I use my Learners licence from another state?


Yes, you can use your Learners Permit from another state for up to three months, but after that, you will have to transfer your licence to a Queensland one.




How do I book a Driving Test?


When you feel you're ready, you can Book in a test via the Queensland Transport Website or by calling 13 23 80. If you get lost, just Google 'driving tests Qld' and following the prompts.




Can I use the Abetaway2drive cars for my test?


Yes, our cars are most likely to be available for your tests if you give two to three weeks notice prior to your test date.




Can I use my own car for driving lessons and for my test?


Absolutely, as long as your car is roadworthy then you are more than welcome to use your own car.




Can I use my overseas licence for driving lessons and for a Queensland driving test?


Yes, but if you fail your first test you are no longer able to use your overseas licence for driving, except on another Queensland driving test with the examiner sitting beside you.





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"As a driving instructor, Colin's analytical and humorous personality have proven very popular over the years with both the young and not so young! "Could I have Colin please!", our students ask, "because our friends told us he was a great teacher!".

- Faye

Townsville Driving School

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