Road Rules for Foreign Licence Holders (QLD)

July 14, 2015 12:57 pm Published by

CHANGES from January 2014

The rules for foreign licence holders changed on 1st January 2014.

NOW – if you fail a practical driving test – you will need to obtain a Queensland Learner Licence if you want to continue driving in Queensland. This will also allow you to have professional driving lessons to improve your driving skills.

Unfortunately it also means – you are unable to drive in Queensland – using your foreign licence.

Only when you PASS your practical driving test – can you then obtain your Queensland driver licence which will allow you to legally drive in Queensland.

Why did the rules change?

A foreign licence holder who fails their driving test may not have the skills required to drive safely on our roads – and therefore could be a potential risk to other road users. To pass the practical driving test you must demonstrate that you have competent driving skills. When you pass – you can then purchase a Queensland driver licence from Queensland Transport.

Need help to pass the driving test?

Our driving instructors can show you the different test routes the examiner’s use for the driving tests – and give you lots of tips to help you pass.

Give us a call today on 0417 631 220 and we will help you to pass your driving test with ease.

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This post was written by Hervey Bay Driving School