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The L2P Program: Baw Baw Shire

The L2P – learner driver mentor program is a community based program providing on road driving experience to learner drivers who would otherwise find it difficult to accrue the minimum amount of experience required. The L2P program and Baw Baw Shire Council, through mentor driving supervisors will give access to those young people who may have no access to a supervisor driver or vehicle or may not be able to afford professional driving lessons, to gain the necessary skills to obtain their Probationary Licence.

L2P is free for eligible young people.

Learner Drivers Selection Criteria

To join the L2P program, you need to:

  • Be between 16 and 20 years of age
  • Hold a current Learner’s Permit

To be eligible, you also need to satisfy at least 2 of these:

  • Not have access to either a vehicle, a supervising driver, or both
  • Geographically isolated
  • Homeless or at risk of being homeless
  • Financially disadvantaged
  • Issues at home

What can the L2P Program do for me?

  • The Baw Baw L2P Program will provide you with 4 driving lessons with the RACV Drive School
  • Match you up with a Mentor to guide and develop your driving skills and abilities
  • Provide use of an L2P Program Car – Manual or automatic
  • Assist you with Driver Safety education and knowledge

For more detailed information about the L2P Program, visit the Vic Roads website

If you meet these criteria, you or your parent, school or community group can contact:

Beth Carr – Baw Baw L2P Coordinator

88 Smith Street (CCG Building on the corner of Smith St and Albert St)

Warragul, Victoria, 3820

Phone: 0408 039 091

Email: info@bawbawl2p.org

 

Forthcoming Events:

Baw Baw L2P Inc. Annual General Meeting:

The First Annual General Meeting for Baw Baw L2P Inc. is set for Tuesday 14th November 2017

Location: Meeting Room at 88 Smith Street, Warragul

Time: 5:30 pm

An agenda will be emailed to all Mentors and Members


Baw Baw L2P Raffle:

$2 per ticket or 3 for $5

Top Prize: Barry Bourke Warragul – Car detailing valued at $175

Other prizes include:

 Chumba Concept Salon Warragul – Hairstyle and finish 

Luciano’s Restaurant – Dinner voucher 

RACV Drive School – 1 hour lesson values at $66 

Frankie’s Warragul – 2 coffee vouches values at $50

Car products from Autobarn and Repco

To buy raffles tickets, drop by our office at 88 Smith St or you can see us at:

Longwarry Market – 1st of October

Rokeby Market – 14th of October

Noojee Market – 29th of October

Raffle drawn on Friday the 17th of November


For New Mentor Training Dates – Click here


 

Volunteer mentors:

To become a volunteer mentor in an L2P program, please visit the MENTOR page. Existing mentors, please check the Events page regularly for updates.

Sponsors:

We are extremely grateful to our sponsors, without whom this program would not be so successful. A lot of local businesses have been so generous, we ask you to support them whenever you can.

We have two areas of Sponsorship:

Major Sponsor – These are businesses or individuals who provide funding and / or services in excess of $1000.00

Proud Sponsor – These are businesses or individuals who provide funding and / or services from $1.00 to $999.00

Our current list of Sponsors is as follows:

MAJOR SPONSORS (in alphabetical order):

  • Barry Bourke Warragul
  • CCG
  • DCSI – We Do Internet.
  • Fonterra Grass Roots Fund
  • Gippsland Sporting & Classic Car Register
  • Patison Partners
  • Quirks Real Estate
  • RACV Drive School
  • RACV Insurance
  • Rotary Clubs Warragul & Drouin
  • TAC
  • The Andrews Foundation
  • Trafalgar & District Community Bank Branch
  • Tyrepower Warragul
  • VicRoads
  • Victoria Police
  • Warragul Rotary Club
  • Warragul Nissan

PROUD SPONSORS (in alphabetical order):

  • Alberto’s Pizza
  • Always Classic Care
  • Bunnings Warragul
  • DLK Mechanical Repairs
  • Frankie’s
  • Luciano’s
  • Maloney’s Pizzas
  • Mercure Warragul
  • Peppers
  • Pheonix Motorcycles
  • Phoenix Screenprinting
  • RMI Print
  • Voyage Fitness
  • Warragul & Drouin Gazette

 

Be sure to visit the Sponsor page for logos and links!

If you are a local business and would like to Sponsor or donate to the program please contact Beth at the address above.

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