What sort of person needs a Refresher Course?
Nervous and anxious people, elderly drivers, or if you haven't driven for a long time, maybe you haven't needed to? . if you are changing from an automatic car to a manual car or if you have an international licence and want to get a better understanding of the rules and driving standards in the UK. Everyone could benefit from a Refresher Course and the roads will be safer for you.
Have a look at the ROSPA documentRefresher driving courses.pdf
Why do I need a Refresher Course?
It will help you become a better, safer and more confident driver. Re-learning safe driving principles reduces the risk to yourself and your passengers – and automatically to other road users. It's a quick, easy and useful way to update your driving skills and get unbiased advice from a DSA approved driving instructor.
Will a Refresher Course save me money?
Yes it will
Driving safely and efficiently actually saves you money by reducing wear and tear on the car which bad driving habits can lead to. You can help reduce your Carbon footprint by understanding how the car works and how to get the best from it including Eco-Driving to save fuel and reduce emissions.
Do you hate having to drive?
Driving is an essential part of life for most people and most roads are getting more and more congested leading to stress and no longer making driving a pleasure as it was when you first learnt to drive. A Refresher Course can help you overcome this anxiety by giving you more knowledge and confidence and a better understanding of how to deal with changing road systems and increased traffic from a drivers perspective.I will ask you what areas you feel you feel you need to improve on and help you gain any lost confidence and skills.
What else can this do for me?
If you were to sit a test today most of us would fail, this is because we have all developed our own style of driving often overlooking some basic safety rules. A Refresher Course can refresh the safe driving principles and help you be more decisive. This will help you to anticipate what other drivers are going to do and give you more time to react and change to avoid situations occuring, it can be fun once again
How long is the Refresher Course
The average course consists of three to six hours based on the PassPlus syllabus but this is modified to suit your needs I would try to provide experience of driving in the following areas. If you require more or less hours or even just want to learn Parallel Parking or multi storey parking, bay parking or how to deal with a particular road system, I can help
- In town
- Out of town
- In all weather
- At night
- On dual carriageways
- On motorways
Refresher driving lessons are for you if:
- You passed your test but not driven for a while and don't feel confident
- A new job requires you to drive
- Never driven a manual car before
- Have learnt in a different country with different rules and need to drive here
- Lack of confidence in motorway driving for example
- Just worried about multi storey Car parks?
- had a bump and need to drive again but lack confidence
- Need to retake your driving test after a ban