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We want to provide learner drivers with the valuable opportunity of expert tuition and guidance, that will assist develop their driving skills and behaviours, as well as support them if they fail their P1 test.

Once you have been advised that you are eligible for a free lesson, all you have to do is book with a Driver Ready instructor.  You will need to let them know it’s a Driver Ready lesson and provide your licence details.

Driver Ready will end on 30 June 2021 or when all the allocated funding has been used, whichever occurs first.

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1Am I eligible for a free lesson?

If you have failed a P1 driving assessment, you are eligible for one free lesson, through the Driver Ready package.

2When and how will I be notified that I am eligible?

If you fail your P1 assessment, the driving assessor will give you a flyer with details about the free lesson, and the areas that were failed during your P1 assessment.

3I didn't receive a flyer when I failed my P1 assessment. What do I have to do?

Contact a Driver Ready instructor.  Let them know you wish to book a Driver Ready lesson and have your Tasmanian licence details ready.  The instructor will be able to confirm your eligibility for one free lesson.

4How do I cancel my free lesson?

Contact your Driver Ready instructor and cancel your booking. You may be able to re-book the free lesson.  Most instructors will have terms and conditions around cancellations. If you do not cancel within these terms and conditions, you may not be eligible to re-book. Ask your Driver Ready instructor for more information.

5What other services are available to help me get my licence?

If you do not meet the criteria for a free lesson under Driver Ready, you may be able to access other services through Keys2drive.

6Can I apply to deliver instruction lessons?

The Department will continue to consider applications lodged by suitably qualified instructors across the state. To apply:

If you need assistance submitting your application email