Onroad is helping participants on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS may be something you have heard about recently with the Government allocating funding towards the scheme in the recent Federal budget. This scheme has been put into place to assist people with a disability achieve day-to-day tasks. Receiving support is not only limited to the individual and offered to their family & carers. This is one of the many reasons that the Government has placed such a priority on continuing to fund the scheme as it is helping a large proportion of Australians. 

Australian Champion Business Awards

Onroad Driving School, The Academy of Road Safety and Roof Sign have been announced as finalists for the Australian Small Business Champion Award. Business Directors, Ronak and Sapna are extremely proud of this achievement as this includes three out of their four businesses’ to make it. It also recognises the hard work and effort put in by the entire team over the eight-year journey. This is not the first time Ronak and Sapna have been business finalists. Across the last 7 years, they have been made business finalists for many other awards. 

Government introduces new road rule on mobile phones

The subject of mobile phone use while driving is a current issue in NSW and regular Government campaigns are created in order to tackle it. In recent news, from the 1st of December 2016, ‘P2 licence holders must not use any function of a mobile phone while driving or riding, or when stationary but not parked’ (Transport for NSW, 2016). The Government is introducing this rule in order to help reduce mobile phones being a cause of road fatalities and serious incidents.

Over 60 people who are blind or visually impaired get into the driver’s seat

Vision Australia held an event at Sydney Motorsport Park on Saturday 23rd May 2015 in memory of Angus Suttor, who had a rare condition called Von Recklinghausen’s which left him blind at the age of 10 and also with a hearing impairment. Angus loved motorsport and was a big fan of the V8 Supercars, he attended the ‘In the Driver’s Seat’ event held in Melbourne each year and it was his dream to create a similar event in Sydney.

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