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New Driver

New Driver

Drive for Life is our programme for new drivers and passengers. We know that getting your license will be one of the best things that ever happens to you. With a license, you have freedom, independence and a space of your own in your first car. But with all of that, comes responsibility.

We know there’s a tonne of information available about what not to do when driving. Here’s a look at the things you can do to make sure you can become the best driver you can be and some of the thing the Road Safety Team are doing to help.

Drive iQ Gloucestershire

Research shows that 1 in 5 young drivers will have a crash within the first year of passing their test and engaging in Drive iQ Gloucestershire is one of the valuable ways of reducing this likelihood. Drive iQ Gloucestershire is...

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Drive for Life @ SkillZONE

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SkillZONE is a state of the art life size safety village in Gloucester. It is the home of Road Safety education in the County.. The Drive for Life experience at Skillzone is a hands-on, interactive session aimed at new drivers...

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Driver training

Find a driving instructor Choose your instructor with care. Ask them: Are they registered as an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)? What grade are they rather than how cheap are they. All ADI’s are graded by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA)....

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Drive for life research

In the Team, we are working hard to produce new driver education and training programmes that you, as new drivers want and need. And this starts by understanding those needs so in early 2014, we commissioned a large scale research...

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Campaigning: Drive for Life: Design for Life

Towards the end of 2013, the Gloucestershire Road Safety Team were approached by the Gloucestershire Echo to support their road safety campaign. As part of the project, the team agreed to run a competition with the design students of Gloucestershire College,...

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