Driver Education Workshops Courses - During the Coronavirus Outbreak

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All classroom courses have been cancelled until 31st August 2020.

If you are booked on a classroom course before this date, PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND. Please call our office to discuss your file on 0116 305 8787, within the opening hours below.

We are now running digital courses as an alternative to the classroom course. These will be available until the classroom courses resume from Tuesday 1st September 2020. Please note: the Loughborough Beaumanor Hall Venue is temporarily unavailable for classroom courses until further notice.

If you are booked on a classroom course after this date, please attend unless instructed otherwise.

If you need to contact us, our telephone opening hours are as follows:

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm

Please be aware, we are expecting a high volume of calls, so we appreciate your patience and understanding.

Alternatively, you can email drivereducation@leics.gov.uk

Safe & Considerate Driving Courses: Course Content

This course aims to create safer communities by increasing the likelihood that participants drive safely and considerately, in line with the Highway Code. It has the following objectives to Increase understanding of:

  • What constitutes safe and considerate driving, and the ways in which the Highway Code supports this.
  • The causes and negative consequences – for drivers and for others – of risky and inconsiderate driving.
  • Personal susceptibility to these consequences.
  • The extent to which other road users drive in accordance with the Highway Code – and expect them to do so too.
  • The importance of concentration, observation, anticipation and allowing adequate space and time.
  • Awareness of the reasons why certain driving habits are unsafe or inconsiderate, and create an action plan to address personally relevant issues.
  • Improving driving behaviours and skills through practical, personalised, on-road coaching.

What can you expect from us?

The Course

The course is given by 2 experienced Trainers, both of whom will have a road safety background either as a driving instructor or road safety tutor. The course has been designed by professionals to improve driver safety.

Driving Coaches

All Driving Coaches are fully trained to provide this specialised service. The Coaches are responsive to your individual needs and concerns.

What we expect from you

Satisfactory completion of the course which involves:

  • Attending the full course
  • Making a positive contribution to the course
  • Demonstrating a willingness to improve your driving
  • Completing all course paperwork