Amber Valley Info

Older motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of training sessions aimed at keeping them safer for longer behind the wheel.





 













 

Driver Training For Older Derbyshire Motorists

by Amber Valley Info on Wednesday 13 June 2018



Older motorists in Derbyshire are being invited to take advantage of training sessions aimed at keeping them safer for longer behind the wheel.

Derbyshire County Council is offering free Driving Safer for Longer classroom-based information sessions which offer drivers aged 65 plus the chance to update their driving knowledge.

Places are still available on upcoming sessions lasting 90 minutes. They cover eyesight, hearing, seatbelts, drink driving, hazard perception, vehicle adaptations and driving assessments.

Councillor Simon Spencer, Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Member for Highways, Transport and Infrastructure, said: “Road safety remains a top priority for us and we are committed to investing in initiatives for all drivers, including for older motorists, to keep them safe on the roads for longer.”

Sessions are planned for:
• Tuesday 26 June, 10.30am to 12pm, Staveley Fire Station
• Tuesday 10 July, 10.30am to 12pm, Chesterfield Fire Station
• Thursday 19 July, 10.30am to 12pm, Bolsover Library
• Tuesday 14 August, 11am to 12.30pm, Swadlincote Adult Education Centre
• Monday 3 September, 10.30am to 12pm, Ashbourne Adult Education Centre
• Saturday 15 September, 2pm to 3.30pm, County Hall, Matlock
• Monday 17 September, 10.30am to 12pm, Chesterfield Library


To book a place email: drivingsaferforlonger@derbyshire.gov.uk providing personal details, preferred training date and location or telephone 01629 538060.


News Home Latest News News Search Submit News


Amber Valley Local News


DLRAA Receives Donation From Lois Olivia Matthews 2018 On Saturday 9th June 2018, Lois Olivia Matthews donated £190.00 for the Derby... read more

Wetherspoons England flags 'ban': Why pubs are being asked NOT to hang England flags for World Cup Staff at Wetherspoons pubs across ... read more

DREAM JOB ALERT: Role where you get the stunning Peak District scenery as your office If you are looking for a new job, and hate to b... read more

Drug-troubled thief recovering from stabbing is jailed for ten weeks A serial offender with a drug problem has been jailed after he s... read more

More news from Amber Valley











Cookies


Find out more about cookies we store on your computer.
Advertising


Find out about advertising on Amber Valley info.
Q R Codes


Find out about and download our QR Codes.
Social Media


Amber Valley Info are on Facebook and Twitter.
Legal Stuff


Read our copy of the sites terms and conditions.
News, Sport & Weather in Alfreton, News, Sport & Weather in Ripley, News, Sport & Weather in Heanor, News, Sport & Weather in Belper, News, Sport & Weather in Amber Valley, News, Sport & Weather in Somercotes, News, Sport & Weather in Swanwick, News, Sport & Weather in Loscoe, News, Sport & Weather in Codnor, News, Sport & Weather in Ambergate, News, Sport & Weather in Crich, News, Sport & Weather in South Wingfield, News, Sport & Weather in Denby, News, Sport & Weather in Heage, News, Sport & Weather in Kilburn, News, Sport & Weather in Duffield, News, Sport & Weather in Chesterfield, News, Sport & Weather in Derby, News, Sport & Weather in Nottingham, News, Sport & Weather in Derbyshire, News, Sport & Weather in East Midlands, News, Sport & Weather in Matlock, News, Sport & Weather in Ilkeston, News, Sport & Weather in Mansfield, News, Sport & Weather in Sutton In Ashfield, News, Sport & Weather in Kirkby In Ashfield, News, Sport & Weather in DE5, News, Sport & Weather in DE55, News, Sport & Weather in DE56