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Discover the many Drive Focus Features that are designed to make Drive Focus a great learning experience.

Better Driving Begins Here!

Improve Your Driving and Get The App Today!

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Realistic Driving Experiences

Explore interesting destinations and driving environments while improving your road awareness.

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Adjustable Video Speed

Adjust the pace of each drive to suit your individual learning needs.

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Detailed Feedback

In depth feedback improves your road awareness

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Instructional Aid

Enable remote viewing of student and client performance, facilitating customized and personalized feedback.

What makes Drive Focus an essential tool in any driving program?

More than hazard training

Every action or non-action a driver takes is based on what they see or notice on the roadway. For example, a driver needs to identify hazards such as debris in the road. But they also need to be aware of routine items like speed limit signs. If a routine item is missed, a hazardous situation might occur. We call both the hazards and routine things the driver needs to be aware of as Critical Items.

Drive Focus is designed for any driver at any level. Learner and new drivers find Drive Focus an essential tool to develop awareness of the driving environment. Experienced drivers find Drive Focus helps them sharpen their attention and develop faster responses.

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App Function Walkthrough

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Step One

Create an account

First you will need to create an account using your email address and a password of your choice.

You will receive a verification email. If you don’t see it within 3 minutes check your spam or junk folder for an email from [email protected].

Click the orange Verify button in the email.

Go to Drive Focus and Sign In with your email and password. And begin using Drive Focus!

Step Two
Start with the Training section

Select the Critical Items for the AUS or US

Click on the icon of each of the 11 critical items to learn why and when those items are important to notice.

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Select a Tour

There are a lot of Tours to select from within Australia, Canada, and the United States. And we keep adding more.

Each Tour has 6-7 Drives. Download a Drive and click on the 11 critical items in order of priority. Each Drive in a Tour gets progressively more challenging. When you get a score of 500 or higher the next Drive will open.

Play the Drives at different speeds. 100% is the speed that the Drive was taken when filmed. But you can also reduce the speed to 80% or 60%.

In the settings you can add the critical item marking to know when the next item is about to appear.

Your score will be reduced if you use the reduce speed and the critical item marking. But it can help to practice with these features.

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Review the score

Whether you get a score below or above 500, review the score details to see what critical items you missed. The score details description will tell you the exact item you missed. You will be able to click a link to play back a 3 second clip where the item occurred.

A score of 650-799 or more is a GOOD score. A score of 800 or higher is AMAZING!

We highly recommend shooting for AMAZING. We know you have it in you!!


Drive Focus App

The first research-based driver training app that takes your driving to the next level. Enhance your reaction speed and road awareness, sharpening your ability to detect and respond to real-world driving scenarios. Build confidence behind the wheel every time you use it. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

I did not receive an email verification. What do I do?

If you have not received the email verification in your inbox after 3 minutes, check your spam or junk folder.

  • In your Spam or Junk Folder, look for a message with a subject line that says No-Reply.
  • When you find it indicate that it is not spam or junk. That will move the message into your in-box and allow you to Verify your account or enable your Forgot Password request.

Drive Focus is not compatible with any phones because the screen size is too small.

Drive Focus is compatible with these devices: iPads, Android tablets, Amazon Fire Tablets, MacBooks with M1 chips, Chromebooks, Windows 11, and Apple Vision Pro. If you don’t have access to one of these devices and cost is a consideration, we recommend Amazon Fire Tablets, Android tablets, and Google Chromebooks.

In addition to the volume control on your tablet, there are two other things that affect the sound.

1. When taking a Drive, you can adjust roadway and background sound volume using the slider bar.



2. You can also turn on and off the roadway sounds and the acknowledgement chimes and beeps in the Drive Focus app settings 

Use the biggest screen you can. Here’s why:

When you use Drive Focus, you are looking at the road from the perspective of a driver. If you are using a small screen, it will be difficult to pick out things that are far away from the driver, like an upcoming traffic light or sign.

We do not recommend screens smaller than 10 inches or 25.4cm.

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What Our Users Say

I tell all my beginner drivers about drive focus. It is especially helpful for students are missing important things or hazards.  My students have told me: I think it’s great!. It’s smooth & simple. It was helpful for learning to drive! It wasn’t glitchy or buggy, where I clicked actually works.
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Maryfrances Gross
University of Kentucky 
As a clinician in a neuro clinic, I use Drive Focus with many of my patients. It's a terrific home program with objective feedback on speed of processing and visual attention. Patients love that it looks like driving and enjoy trying to improve their scores.
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Beth Rolland
Upstate University Hospital of Syracuse
Drive Focus has been well received by Australian Occupational Therapists at two national conferences and during many workshops, with excitement about the opportunities for our clients and their driving. My clients find it easy and fun to use. It was a privilege to support Drive Focus with recording the Melbourne videos.
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Megan Coulter
Occupational Therapist
Drive Focus has taken Australia by storm! Driving Well OT in Brisbane collaborated with Miriam to bring Drive Focus to Australia, winning the Australian Road Safety Foundation award in 2021. It’s worldwide OT conference premier was in Melbourne (“Mel-bin”!) in June 2022, with OTs being excited and impressed by the impact Drive Focus can have on clients with executive functioning disorders who want to learn or return to driving. Affordable, accessible, brain-training for driving!
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Jenny Gribbin
Occupational Therapist
I recommend Drive Focus to patients who have had strokes, brain injuries, cognitive or visual processing limitations and students with special needs exploring if they are ready to drive. Drive Focus is motivating because it looks like driving. After using Drive Focus my clients are much more relaxed and prepared for driving.
Heather Shields
Owner Pathways Rehabilitation Services, LLC
Drive Focus is the best first step available to assist people who need help learning to drive and lack access to professional assistance.
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My daughter, who is on the autism spectrum, used Drive Focus to help prepare for behind the wheel driving lessons. Her ability to recognize and prioritize signals, traffic, and potential hazards increased dramatically. She enjoyed the app and gained a lot of self-confidence.
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I love using Drive Focus with my clients recovering from strokes to work on scanning and processing activities in preparation for driving. I also use Drive Focus with inexperienced drivers to get ready to learn to drive. The app is easy to use, very affordable, and the visuals are great!
Susie Touchinsky
Adaptive Mobility Services, LLC
I highly recommend Drive Focus to help prepare a student to get behind the wheel of a car. I went from not knowing where to look while driving to being able to recognize the most important things for a driver to notice. It doesn't get boring because of the different cities that you drive through as you improve.
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