Driver Education Workshops Courses - During the Coronavirus Outbreak

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

All classroom courses have been cancelled until further notice.

If you are booked on a classroom course 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 courses. These will be available until the classroom courses resume.

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

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm / 1.30pm - 3.30pm

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

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

PLEASE NOTE: If you have received an email advising you are able to REBOOK YOUR COURSE by visiting offer.ndors.org.uk; We are CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING ISSUES with SOME REBOOKING’S REQUESTING PAYMENT BE MADE AGAIN. IF THIS OCCURS, PLEASE DISCONTINUE THE REBOOKING PROCESS.

PLEASE DO NOT MAKE ANOTHER PAYMENT, in this case please contact our office to rebook your course.

Speed Awareness Courses: Course Content

The course is a 4-hour classroom session and consists of a multimedia PowerPoint presentation.

The session is designed to encourage drivers to think about why people speed, how to recognise speed limits in different areas, and the implications of speeding.

What does the course involve?

Completing the course makes it less likely that people will have another speeding offence. The course is designed to give people information and tips to help them:

  • Know what the speed limit is;
  • Understand why a few mph makes a difference;
  • Control the speed of their vehicle; and
  • Select a safe speed

Who presents the course?

The course is given by 2 experienced trainers, both of whom will have a road safety background either as driving instructor or road safety tutor. The trainers who lead participants through the course will try to make it relaxed and informative.

What can I expect from the course?

The course is designed to identify and challenge the causes of speeding, as well as helping you to develop a personal speed awareness action plan for the future. The course will be non-judgmental.

What is expected of you?

Satisfactory completion of the course which involves:

  • Attending the full course
  • Making a positive contribution to the course
  • Helping to evaluate the course.

Your co-operation will be welcomed and appreciated.