Published on 18 January 2022
Learning to drive is an exciting opportunity for young people but many don’t have access to a supervising driver to gain enough experience for a probationary licence.
The L2P Program helps learner drivers achieve their P plates by matching learners with a vehicle and a volunteer mentor to gain the 120 hours of experience needed.
However, we’re running low on mentors in Western Port so if you live in Hastings to Point Leo, Balnarring to Flinders and everywhere in between we need you.
The ideal L2P mentor will need to be:
We have a full training package to make sure you’re well prepared to mentor a learner driver and understand your role as a supervising driver.
We coordinate the local L2P program which is funded by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and managed by the Department of Transport.
To take the next steps and register as a Western Port L2P mentor please visit:
Quote attributable to Mayor Councillor Anthony Marsh:
“The L2P program is a great way to promote road safety and help our young learner drivers develop good habits as they progress to their probationary licence. We’re looking for new mentors to join the program in Western Port, so please consider getting involved.”
Pictured L-R: Mentor Gerry Dubbin and learner driver Kye Charleston in Hastings.