Wheels in Motion program making driver training accessible
Posted on Tuesday, 7 March, 2017
A number of
future drivers in the Ceduna area are eagerly looking forward to being able to
access driver training in the town.
purchase of a new car by Ceduna Wheels in Motion Program through a $16,500
grant from the Federal Government and an equal amount from Eyre Futures will
assist young people in getting their license.
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey inspected the car on Sunday.
program will provide an opportunity for young people with no access to a car or
a licensed driver to complete the hours of driving required for them to gain
their license,” he said.
is a real problem for a number of our young people here and in other parts of
Future's co-ordinator Jacqui Tanke said she is excited about the program in
addressing an equity issue and while the car is being made available she needs
local people to volunteer to sit alongside these young drivers and mentor them
through their hours.
trainers will need to do DSCI screening and will be given a small amount of
in this manner can be a very rewarding and people can contact Jacqui at Eyre
Futures if they think they would enjoy this role.
people using the service will be referred by different agencies within a number
Media Contact: Leonie
Lloyd-Smith 08 86366238
March 6 2017