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Refresher for mature drivers

Created on 09/11/2017 @ 22:43
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Mature drivers in Montgomeryshire are being offered refresher driving courses.

Two courses are being held in Welshpool and Newtown in January.

Aimed at drivers in the county aged 65 years and over, the two-hour and classroom-based informal workshop will provide attendees a refresh of the Highway Code and driver licence requirements.

It will also cover topics including night-time driving, medicine and alcohol laws and personal safety behind the wh

One course will be held in Newtown on Monday, 15 January 2018 and another will be held in Welshpool on Tuesday, 16 January 2018.
Attendees will also be provided with details of a practical one-hour driving assessment if wanted.
Cllr Liam Fitzpatrick, Cabinet Member for Highways, said: “Ensuring that our roads are safe is hugely important for our county. I would urge mature drivers across Powys to take advantage of this fantastic scheme. These free workshops are so important because they will refresh and update essential driving skills and could ultimately help save lives.”
For further information or to book your place on this course email or call Bridget Farrington, Area Road Safety Officer (North) on 01686 611586.

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