Gold Standard Award

Gold Standard AwardThe Institute of Advanced Drivers (IAD) Gold Standard Award.

IAD needs you!


Please register your interest here so we can see if this maybe a fit with you. Maybe you have lots of questions and never want to sit another driving test in your life?

no need to worry this test is fun and will help you in all your life experience not just your ability to pass a test. This is a community of responsible road users who wnt to make a difference.

Whats in it for me?

passing your Advanced driving Test

You will need to purchase the online course work (prices coming soon), learn to practice in your own car.

IAD will ensure you focus on safety, anticipation, smoothness, balance, car control, observations, planning, tricks of the trade and advanced road skills in a common-sense approach that gives you a high-performance edge while you gain your skills to sit the Gold Standard Award Test.


There are 42 learning components which are being written and updated all the time.

There will be classroom based learning but only in Perth Western Australia at the current time. Class sessions are open for all Associate members.

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IAD gold standard is designed to overcome road blindness caused by ‘Autopilot Syndrome’ it has been designed to train your brain to develop a manual on/off switch which you learn to control on a conscious level. Training is based on paid course work and a 90 minute driving test.

Gold Award will soon involve many benefits including full membership and discounts on services.

The test is set at the highest level of driving standards in Australia.

Once you have Passed the Gold  Award standard, 

Advance driving

you will become a full member of IAD and can apply to form your own local support group if there is not one in your area, to help others in your local area to improve their driving skills to the Gold Award Standard.

I am going to over the next few years, set up a National network of local IAD groups.

These groups, will all be run by only Gold Standard Volunteers but all associated members will  be encouraged to get involved.


They will represent a unique resource with unparalleled experience and expertise at the Gold Standard Award.

A Gold Award will have benefits added in form of discounts which will be negotiated with insurance companies, private health cover and driving related stores, shows, meetings and services, let us know if your company would like to become involved in IAD.

IAD will soon provide a forum where members can share ideas and contribute to IAD in developing and promoting innovative road safety strategies and presenting it to local, state and federal government.

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network drivers club

IAD will encourage Local groups to embrace and provide a social focus, with meetings and events where members can come together and enjoy the company of fellow driving and motorcycling enthusiasts.

Precision Driving success

Anyone wishing to lead a group and who has obtained the gold standard of Advanced driving in cars or motorcycles can find more information HERE to form a local group.

Heres to you success!