Charlton Traffic Safety Education Centre


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 2016 - New car from the Charlton Community Bank


- The track is 1 km, 700m sealed and the rest gravel. It features operating traffic lights, pedestrian crossing, hill crest, roundabout and parking bays.

- 4 vehicles are used for the program, 2 are manual sedans and 2 are automatic.


 The complex offers a variety of programs:

 •1 day short course

 •2 day program

 •3 or 4 day program

 •Night driving programs are part of the course if desired.


 The core program is targeted at Year 10 students, most who are pre learner drivers (L’s)

The other main program caters for VCAL students, most who have their L’s.


From 2002 through to 2014 between 700 to 1000 students each year undertook pre-driver training at Charlton.

  Traffic Lights at CHARTSEC



In-car skills:

- Depending on the length of the program the following skills can be covered:

- Cabin Drill, moving off, Steering, Braking

- Road position, Left and right turn, gear change, observation

- U Turn, Reversing

- Convoy Drive, Gear Change, Roundabout

- Angle park and hill start

- Overtaking, cornering lines, gear change

- Parallel park and 3 point turn

- Night Driving and negotiating traffic lights

- For programs of 2 or more days a practical test can be included


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2016 - Students from Cluster at the Driver of the Year competition at METEC in Melbourne


Theory sessions

There is now a big emphasis on attitudes to driving in the theory component.

Depending on the length of the program the following theory can be covered:

- Road toll statistics

- Steering and system of car control

- Traffic rules and regulations and signs

- Lane positioning, U turns and 3 point turns

- Observation and planning, highway and freeway driving

- Overtaking and cornering

- Alcohol and drugs

- Night driving

- For programs of 2 or more days a theory test ( similar to the L’s theory test ) can be included.


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2016 - New TV from Skeeta Grimshaw motorcycle Club


Other Programs Offered By CHARTSEC 

- Driving programs for adult migrants new to the country.

- Individual driving programs through Employment agencies.

- L2P - provision of professional lessons and housing of the L2P car at CHARTSEC.






Download: Driver Ed Brochure for 2017


Download: Prices for 2017




Contact Details:

Manager: Mr John Harley  


Phone: 03 5491 1593

Mobile: 0418 529 718

Fax: 03 5491 1589


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