Launceston Driving School


Launceston Driving School must suspend all lessons until further notice.  As we cannot guarantee 1.5 Metres of Social Distancing, and despite our best efforts to maintain a dis-infectanted environment within our vehicle, we cannot, guarantee a Coronavirus-free environment.

Please feel free to call if you have any queries or wish to go on our waiting list as soon as the virus warning is lifted, and bookings become available.

Thank you

         Tony Fogarty

         Driving Instructor and Owner

         Launceston Driving School

Welcome to Launceston Driving School :)

  • providing L1 and L2 level training toward your P1 PDA
  • flexible training hours 7 days a week in and around Launceston
  • assisting International drivers in understanding Tasmanian Road Rules
  • plus other driver training services - inquiries are welcome

Our Driving Instructor

  • has many years driving all types of vehicles here and overseas
  • holds Tasmanian Driver and Driver Instructor Licenses
  • completed Certificate IV training as a Driving Instructor
  • has previously worked as a driver assessor on the mainland
  • is a member of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Driver Trainers Association
  • holds a clean National Police Clearance
  • also holds a Tasmanian 'Working With Vulnerable People' Authority
  • has a St John Ambulance First Aid Certificate

Help Us To Help You To Pass Your Driving Assessment

Tony says, "As an ex-assessor, I saw fail after fail of novice drivers as they thought they were ready for assessment, but then reality bit them in the bum. Head-Checks and Indicators!!" 
Over confidence has cut short many PDA's, and he will work hard with you to see you do not fall into that trap. If you can display the skill, the attitude and situational awareness of a safe, considerate, courteous driver, there is no reason why you should not pass your PDA first time out. 
Is he dreaming? May be. He will not make any promises because whether you pass is between you and the Service Tasmania driver assessor. Tony will only recommend you as being ready for your L2 or P1 PDA when you and he is satisfied you are ready.
And you should be ready, not just to pass your PDA, but to continue to learn as you develop good driving habits and stay safe. You will love the independence that your license will give you, but it should not be at 'any'cost!
For booking information -

  • email us at [email protected]
  • leave a message in the contact box
  • or call us on 0414 749 626 (may not be able to answer if in training mode! - leave a message)

Coming Soon!! .......L2 Assessments, and K2D...... but not yet!

For useful information, you should check out our blog.  There is stuff from Service Tasmania rewritten in everyday English, and some other info.  If you would like other information and are not sure how to get it, drop us a line via the 'Contact Box' over there >>>>>>> and we will try to get it for you!

Driving Instructor Tony Fogarty

Our Service


Flat Rate per full 60 min lesson


and we also have EFTPOS available




All services include free pick up and drop off within Launceston. If you are out of town, please call to work something out.

Please note - we do NOT do L2 Assessments at this time nor are we Keys2Drive accredited - yet! Accreditation is on our to-do list and soon as it happens, we'll let you know!

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