Parkes and Forbes NRMA Safer Driving School

Safer Drivers Course

NRMA Safer Driving School is at the forefront of safer driver training in the Parkes and Forbes area.

About us

If you want to learn to drive in the Parkes and Forbes area, then the NRMA Safer Driving School is the best place to start.

Our best practice curriculum focuses on low risk driving techniques to assist students to become safer drivers for life and not to just pass their driving test.

We appoint only the highest quality driving instructors, each of whom undergoes additional training to meet NRMA Safer Driving School's quality standards. Each has been chosen not only for their skills as professional educators but for their enormous passion for what they do. Regular re-training programs ensure that all NRMA driving instructors are fully abreast of changes in industry practice and modern education techniques.

We offer driving lessons at any stage of the drivers' license process - any age and any level of driving ability.

Whether you've just got your L's, want to refresh your driving skills or need to sit a seniors assessment, the NRMA Safer Driving School Parkes and Forbes can help.

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Lesson pricing

NRMA Safer Driving School Parkes and Forbes provides local customers with the same "World's Best Practice" training curriculum that is unique to all NRMA driving schools at an affordable rate.

Lesson length varies from 60 minutes to 3 hours depending on individual needs, with a 90 minute ongoing driving lesson highly recommended allowing time to review previously taught competencies and introduce new material with sufficient time to practice.
For Learner Drivers
90 minute lesson (initial driving lesson)

A requirement for learner drivers who have not previously had a lesson with an NRMA Safer Driving instructor. This lesson is designed to allow appropriate time to determine the student's knowledge, current skill and confidence level so a tailored program can be developed to suit their needs.


Lesson prices vary according to location and number of lessons purchased.

60 - 180 minute lesson (subsequent driving lessons)

For learner drivers who have already had an initial driving lesson with an NRMA Safer Driving instructor. Ongoing lesson duration can vary in length depending on lesson outcome requirements. Longer sessions can assist in managing busy schedules. Your instructor can best advise on your individual requirements. All lessons regardless of duration are structured and tailored to suit individual needs.

$80 per hour (or part thereof)

Lesson prices vary according to location.

Safer Drivers Course 

Available to NSW learners under the age of 25 who have completed at least 50 hours on-road driving hours in their learner logbook. These hours do not include those accrued through (3 for 1) structured professional instruction.

This course aims to help young learner drivers be safer on the road once they receive their provisional licence. Completion of the course will result in a 20 hour reduction in the learner logbook. Find out more here

$140 incl. GST

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NRMA Member offer

NRMA Members are able to take advantage of our exclusive Member offer by purchasing a package voucher through their instructor.
  • 5 hour lesson voucher - receive 5% off*
  • 10 hour lesson voucher - receive 10% off*

Please note that some promotional lessons and products may exclude the NRMA Member offer.

*Offer is for 5 or 10 hour ongoing lesson vouchers purchased either directly with your instructor or online. Each voucher is applicable to one instructor only and is not transferable between instructors. Visit our terms and conditions page for full lesson and NRMA Member offer terms and conditions including our cancellation policy.

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Instructor profile

Meet the team at NRMA Safer Driving School, Parkes and Forbes
Wayne Pearce
Wayne has been a part of the NRMA family in Parkes for 6 years. Wayne's calm nature allows him to remove the stress out of learning to drive. He loves teaching young people and particularly enjoys helping them overcome obstacles and assisting them achieve their goals. Being able to influence the attitudes of young drivers and having them realise the importance of their decisions whilst behind the wheel is Wayne's main motivation for being a driving instructor.

Like other instructors Wayne's most enjoyable part of the job is experiencing the joy on his student's faces when they pass their driving test.

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Wayne Pearce - NRMA Safer Driving School instructor

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Locations covered

Places serviced by our Parkes and Forbes driving school are:

Parkes Forbes

Please note our driving school also offers lessons to customers from the following suburbs but a pick up and drop off at an NRMA nominated point will be arranged at the time of booking:

Alectown Bedgerebong Bogan Gate Botfields 
Fifield Forbes Goobang Goonumbla
Gunningbland  Jemalong  Mandagery  Nelungaloo 
Parkes  Peak Hill  Tichborne  Tomingley 
Trundle  Wirrinya  Yarrabandai   

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