Driver Education Workshops Courses - During the Coronavirus Outbreak

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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 - Friday 8.30am – 12.30pm / 1.30pm - 3.30pm.

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

Please be aware, our phone lines can on occasion experience high waiting times and we ask for your patience and understanding during these periods.

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently experiencing issues with some online 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 current course lasts for 2 hours and 45 minutes which is an online theory session including a break and registration.

(Please note: the classroom based course is a 4-hour classroom session and consists of a multimedia PowerPoint presentation, this option is currently unavailable.)

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 1 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.

(Please note: the classroom based course can be presented with up to 2 trainers, but this option is currently unavailable.)

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.