Looking at the statistics released each year by Arrive Alive, it is evident that South African roads are not as safe as we perceive it to be. Daily commutes turn into scenes from Mad Max: Fury Road with taxis, potholes and pedestrians added as obstacles. Take control and invest in advanced and defensive driving courses for you and your family. We take a look at the top driving academies in the City Of Gold.
VW Driving Academy
The VW Driving Academy offers a full range of advanced driving courses designed to help ensure your personal safety on the road. Drivers will gain experience and confidence to deal with potential dangers found on Johannesburg roads. Course vehicles include the sleek R brands Golf R, GTI, Amarok, Touareg and Tiguan. The Volkswagen Driving Academy is based at the Zwartkops Raceway in Johannesburg.
Topgear Driving Academy
Abbreviated as the TDA, the Topgear Driving Academy offers drivers of all skill levels the opportunity to improve their skills on the road, become more confident and to know what to do in an emergency situation. Training on offer includes 4X4 training, skid control, hijack prevention and collision avoidance.
Adrenalin Driving Academy
Situated in Midrand, the Adrenalin Driving Academy offers to teach advanced driving techniques, driver attitude and vision with the correct use of modern safety features. With a focus on braking and steering techniques, Adrelin Driving Academy is set to make a better driver out of you with their defensive driving courses.
BMW Driving Experience
For the ultimate racetrack experience, check out the BMW Driving Experience. Learn how to tackle a racetrack, drift around corners, and wiggle your way out of tricky situations. Above and beyond breakneck speeds and pulling G's, the BMW Driving Experience also offers safety driving courses that cover both theory and practical experiences.