RoadSmart Driver Training is a driving school catering for learner drivers to over 80s, for passenger motor vehicles and motorcycles, including pre-test assessments. We cover the Porirua City area, the Kapiti Coast, the Hutt, and Wellington City. Your RoadSmart Instructor is Mike Hartle. Mike is an experienced, approved and qualified Land Transport New Zealand Driving Instructor.
Mike has a passion for road safety and smart driving techniques. He was a Ministry of Transport Traffic Officer in the mid 1970s, has driven trucks and buses, including local and long-distance passenger coaches, and has been a Driver Licence Testing Officer for nearly ten years. He holds most classes of licence.
Mike has a friendly, confident, easy-going manner which puts people at ease. He has a wealth of knowledge about licensing, safe driving, and young and mature driver training.
Mike's main aim is to teach drivers to not just be capable of handling a vehicle, but to be safer and better drivers.
Each lesson will be conducted to the highest standard, and you will learn the skills, knowledge and road smart driving attitudes to become a competent road user.