Have a speeding concern? Report It    Any other query? Email Us

Share

  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share via Email

Courses and information sessions available from Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire County Council driving course and information sessions.

First Gear Courses 2020 – Pre Driver Training Day for 15-17 year olds

The First Gear training day offers trainees their first experience behind the wheel of a car in a safe, controlled environment. There are two parts to the day, a practical driving session delivered by fully qualified driving instructors and a classroom session delivered by Road Safety Officers. The cost of the day is £45.00, this includes all refreshments and a buffet lunch.

 

Course dates and Locations

Sunday 5th April – Joint Training Centre, Ripley (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 14th June – County Hall, Matlock (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 26th July – Joint Training Centre, Ripley (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 23rd August – Trent College, Long Eaton (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 27th September – County Hall, Matlock (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 18th October – County Hall, Matlock (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 25th October – Trent College, Long Eaton (9am – 3.30pm)

Sunday 22nd November – Joint Training Centre, Ripley (9am – 3.30pm)

 

For further information or to book a place please visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/predrivertraining

 

Driving Safer for Longer – Older Drivers, aged 65 years+  Information Session

Older motorists have a wealth of driving experience and driving offers freedom and independence, but as we get older our health and fitness, including eyesight and reaction times begin to decline. Derbyshire County Council are offering free 'Driving Safer for Longer' information sessions to Derbyshire residents aged 65 years and older.

The 'Driving Safer for Longer' information sessions offer attendees a change to update their driving knowledge, some of the themes covered include:

  • hazard perception
  • vehicle adaptations
  • eyesight and hearing
  • smart motorways

Course dates and locations

Tuesday 21st April 10:30-12:00 - Chesterfield Library

Monday 11th May 10:30-12:00 - Bolsover Library

Tuesday 16th June 13:30-15:00 - Alfreton Leisure Centre

Thursday 25th June 10:30-12:00 - Old Hall Hotel, Buxton

Saturday 11th July 13:30-15:00 - County Hall, Matlock

Monday 20th July 10:30-12:00 - Glossopdale School, Glossop

Tuesday 15th Sept’ 13:30-15:00 - Bakewell Town Hall

Saturday 19th Sept’ 13:30-15:00 - Pingle School, Swadlincote

Tuesday 29th Sept’ 13:30-15:00 - Ashbourne Town Hall

Saturday 3rd October 14:00-15:30 - Trent College, Long Eaton

Monday 19th October 10:30-12:00 - Chesterfield Library

Saturday 7th November 10:30-12:00 - County Hall, Matlock

 

For further information or to book a place please visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/olderdrivers