Staff

Peter Hannah


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Hyundai i30

Recognition: Instructor of the week

Peter is our team leader for the Sunshine Coast. He is a very experienced trainer and well known and regarded in the Sunshine Coast region.

"Been a Driver Trainer since 2003.... Years of K2D. Was teaching son how to drive and I enjoyed his lessons so much that I figured I could do that - I would enjoy doing that!

Love Manual, auto is boring, I am passionate about teaching students how to actually use a clutch...Ryda for years...Love what I do!

Motoring enthusiast. Raced Minis, MG's years ago and still enjoy a nice Mercedes on weekends.

Easy going, user friendly person with a lot of experience in my area, a lot of my lessons are from referrals from satisfied and appreciative students and families.

I want to help as many people achieve as great a level of safe/experience as an early driver as I possibly can."




Murray Readshaw


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Brisbane West, Brisbane South

Teaching Experience: 2 to 5 years

Transmission: Automatic, Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Hyundai i20

Awards: Instructor of the week

Murray is an experienced adult trainer with extensive experience in the aviation industry and driver training. He qualified as a QLD Driving Instructor and accredited with Keys2Drive. He assists Rightway Driving School trainee instructors during their Certificate IV course. Murray has also worked with driver-training for Police Citizens Youth Club. He is also a RYDA presenter in Qld.

Murray is passionate about good safe driving, and imparts a calm and patient learning environment for students. Murray has an understanding of vehicle mechanics and road craft for Car Control, including positioning / speed / gears / acceleration.

He is a Commercial Pilot and qualified flying instructor, with 25 years experience in transport and aviation.

Murray keenly follows Formula1 and rugby union, and enjoys music, art and live theatre.




Ben Selfe


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Automatic

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Mitsubishi Lancer

Students find Ben very easy to get along with, being closer to their age group than their parents are. Ben bridges the age difference between his students very well.




April Seymour


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: more than 15 years

Transmission: Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Suzuki Swift

Recognition: Instructor of the week

April has been teaching students to drive for 15 years in manual transmission. She is highly sought after by local residents due to her empathy and care for young people who maybe feeling very nervous about learning to drive and her technical skill in teaching.

April uses a structured lesson plan, so the learning to drive process has continuity and over the period of driving lessons on the Sunshine Coast the individual achieves the highest level of competency and importantly life long safe driving habits.

April has a broad roster so that she is available for lessons when it best suits learner drivers still attending high school.




Russell Adams


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Hyundai i30

I was previously driving trucks and at the time there was a lot of fatalities involving young drivers so I thought I could use my driving experience to help get involved in teaching young drivers.  In the long run, I hope to contribute towards creating safer drivers & safer roads.

Hobbies - Drummer in a band.

Not only have I been a Driver Trainer for 6yrs, I have held an open Qld licence for 45yrs, have driven a number of machines & trucks and I have also ridden motorbikes for over 40yrs. I am patient, have a variety of experience,patience & ability to get on with most people would be some of the reasons to be chosen as an instructor.




Andrew Holdom


Qld Driver Trainer, Licensed Driving Instructor - NSW, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: 2 to 5 years

Transmission: Automatic

Usual Lesson Vehicle: White Mazda 2

Andrew has a passion for safe driving, and became a Driving Instructor in Sydney in January 2016, and updated this qualification in September 2018.

Being a Physiotherapist for 30 years, I've seen a lot of injuries caused by inadequate care and attention on our roads. While living in the UK, completed an Advanced Driver Course and has been a Member of Institute of Advanced Motorists (Roadsmart) for over 15 years.

Working on Sydney's busy North Shore area, I became Keys 2 Drive accredited and qualified to be a NSW Safer Drivers Course Module 1 (Classroom) Facilitator and Module 2 (on road) Coach.

I became a Trainer and Assessor in late 2016, and started training new Driving Instructors / Accredited Driver Trainers for PVET Institute, a Registered Training Organisation in NSW and Queensland.

I relocated to Sunshine Coast in September 2018 and looks forward to providing guidance, support and experience to new drivers.




Sue Ottaway


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter

Teaching Areas: Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Automatic

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Toyota Yaris

Sue has 16 years of experience as an Instructor and has also spent time as an Instructor/Assessor in Adelaide. She initially decided to become an instructor after teaching a friend to drive and enjoying the experience.

So far, Sue has delivered approximately over 20,000 driving lessons.

Sue hopes to contribute to our community by creating drivers that are competent with both the skills and knowledge as well as incorporating defensive driving to improve their awareness on the road.

If you are looking for an instructor that has years of experience and is both passionate and patient, then Sue is the right instructor for you.

Sue's long-term goals are to continue teaching and promote safe driving skills and road awareness.




Barry (A) Spencer


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, RYDA presenter, Corporate driver trainer, 4WD trainer

Teaching Areas: Caboolture

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Automatic, Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Hyundai / Lancer

Recognition: Instructor of the week




Andy Jones


Qld Driver Trainer, RYDA presenter, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor

Teaching Areas:  Sunshine Coast

Teaching Experience: up to 2 years

Transmission: Manual

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Mazda 2  Manual

Andy is one of our newest team members and has a passion for the industry and passing on his extensive experience. His customers love his thoughtful approach, calm nature ability to explain new ideas in simple steps.




Penny Mills


Qld Driver Trainer, Accredited Keys2Drive Instructor, Heavy Vehicle Instructor, RYDA presenter, Corporate driver trainer, 4WD trainer

Teaching Areas: Brisbane North

Teaching Experience: more than 5 years

Transmission: Automatic

Recognition: Instructor of the week

Over 10 years experience in both military and civilian driver training. I have also worked with different nationalities, cultures and differing learning abilities. I fully understand the expectations, importance and responsibility bestowed upon me by the learners and parents.I have 13 years experience in the Australian Army fulfilling roles such as Driving Instructor and Driver Testing Officer, I have always been interested in road safety and education. As an Instructor, I am contributing to improving road safety through the community by teaching a skill for life. 




Urmila Karan


Qld Driver Trainer and Keys 2 Drive Accredited.

Teaching Areas: Brisbane North

Teaching Experience: up to 2 years

Transmission: Automatic

Usual Lesson Vehicle: Toyota Yaris

As a newly trained Driving Instructor Urmila joins the Coastwide team with a passion for teaching and road safety. Urmila lives on the north side and is looking forward to teaching you how to drive. Urmila has flexible work hours to suit your needs and a focus on delivering excellent results.




Jacob Saly

Jacob Saly


Qld Driver Trainer

Teaching Areas: Brisbane City, Brisbane North, Caboolture

Teaching Experience: up to 2 years

Transmission: Manual




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