General Manager, Roadside & Technical Services
Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania - RACT
With over 25 years experience in the automotive industry, Darren has been with the RACT for over 20 years. An A Grade Mechanic, he commenced with the RACT working as a roadside technician. Having held a number of managerial roles in the technical area of RACT in the last 10 years, he was appointed to his current role which included ABC judging in October 2007.
While only being directly involved in the ABC programme since 2007 he has tested and reviewed new vehicles for a number of years and contributes motoring stories and new car reviews for the RACT's Motor News Journeys magazine. Darren represents RACT on several state and national groups and is the senior technical spokesperson for the RACT.
Darren's two daughters and wife often provide opinion on what is important to females when road test vehicles double as family transport which adds a balance to any evaluation.