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Driver safety courses

Safer Roads Humber, in partnership with Humberside Police, run a range of courses that are offered to motorists when certain traffic offences have been committed. These courses are offered to motorists as an alternative to being prosecuted for the offence. Delegates are charged a fee for the course as an alternative to a fine and points on their licence. Dependent on the offence committed, delegates can only attend one course in a three year period.

Safer and Considerate Driver

Driving 4 Change

National Speed Awareness Course (NSAC) 

The speed awareness (NSAC) course is offered when a motorist has exceeded the speed limit within certain thresholds. The course is run by two presenters and is designed to make our communities safer by helping people to drive at a safe speed within the speed limit. The course contains information to: improve knowledge of speed limits and skills in identifying speed limit areas; increase understanding of the negative consequences of speeding; increased awareness of the benefits of complying with speed limits; increase skills in recognising and managing pressure to speed; increase intentions and reduce barriers to drive or ride at a safe speed.

The course is held in the classroom and lasts approximately four hours, including registration and licence checks and a break midway through the session.  Clients are advised to arrive at the venue 15 minutes early, to allow for any unexpected travel delays and to ensure that the course commences promptly.  

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£95

Half day

Seminar

Freedom Centre, Hull

Tile Works, Barton upon Humber

Safer and Considerate Driver (SCD)

This course is offered to drivers when a Police Officer deems they have been driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration to other road users. This course comprises of a classroom based session followed by a practical, on the road driving session by an approved driving instructor in the instructor's vehicle. 

Please be aware that you must pass an eyesight check at the start of the course. You need to be able to read a number plate from a distance of 20.5m (67ft), so please ensure you have your glasses / contact lenses with you if you wear them when driving. Failing the eyesight check will render you ineligible to continue with the course and you will need to re-book which will be subject to a further booking fee. 

The course is a full day and will include both theory and practical elements. You will need to arrive in good time for registration and eyesight checks at 08:00. The course will finish at 17:00.

At the time of booking the assistant will ask you whether you drive a manual or automatic vehicle so that the right type of vehicle is provided for you.

If your vehicle has been adapted for you in any way, it may be possible to use your own vehicle for the practical element rather than the instructors' vehicle. Please discuss this with the assistant when you arrange your booking.

Due to the practical driving element on this course, we recommend you ring us on 01482 399065 to book your place (Mon-Fri 9am – 1pm). We will ask you some extra questions about your licence and the type of vehicle you require for the practical session.

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£175

Full day

Seminar and driving assessment

Freedom Centre, Hull  

Tile Works, Barton upon Humber

What's Driving Us? (WDU)

The What’s Driving Us? (WDU) is a course designed for motorists who have committed certain traffic offences. It is offered by a Police Officer at the roadside or when the offence has been recorded on camera.

For example:

  • Failure to comply with traffic directions, e.g. failure to comply with solid white line markings, stop signs, no entry sign, red traffic lights etc.
  • Neglect of pedestrian rights e.g. failing to stop or overtaking on a pedestrian crossing
  • Not being in proper control of the vehicle
  • Using a handheld mobile phone whilst driving or supervising a learner driver

The course is held in the classroom and lasts four hours, including registration and a short break in the middle of the session. Clients are advised to arrive at the venue 15 minutes early, to allow for any unexpected travel delays and to ensure that the course commences promptly. 

The course is run by two presenters and aimed to create safer communities by increasing the likelihood that clients drive safely and considerately, in line with the Highway Code. It increases clients understanding  of the causes and negative consequences of risky and inconsiderate driving, their own personal susceptibility to these consequences, the importance of concentration, observation, anticipation and allowing adequate space and time, their awareness of reasons why their own driving is unsafe or inconsiderate and encourages them to create an action plan to address personally relevant issues. 

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£95

Half day

Seminar

Freedom Centre, Hull

Tile Works, Barton upon Humber

RIDE 

A RIDE course is offered when a motorcycle rider has been reported for an incident of careless riding, not having proper control of the vehicle, contravening traffic signs/signals or speeding offences. The officer involved has made a decision that the rider would benefit from attending this course. The course is designed by professionals to improve riders attitude and behaviour on the road and to promote road safety.

The course lasts six hours, including registration, licence checks and breaks. Clients are advised to arrive at the venue 15 minutes early to allow for any unexpected travel delays and to ensure that the course commences promptly. complete registration and have your licence checked before the commencement of the course. This one day course is run by two presenters and comprises of information and interactive content, individuals and small-group activities that encourages discussion and reflection.  Clients are asked to make a positive contribution to the course and demonstrate a willingness to improve their riding skills. The course is designed to be participative, informative and of practical benefit to all riders.

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£125

Full day

Seminar

Freedom Centre, Hull 

Tile Works, Barton upon Humber

Seatbelt Course 

Safer Roads Humber offers an on-line seatbelt course to people detected at the roadside not wearing a seatbelt. The course is run by an external provider, AA Drive Tech, and costs £36. Drivers offered this course will be sent information on booking directly with the provider.

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£36

Online

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Online

National Motorway Awareness Course (NMAC) 

This course is offered to motorists detected exceeding the active variable speed limit (as electronically displayed on the overhead gantries and roadside electronic signs) either by a police officer or an automated camera. This course also caters for motorists who have passed through a mandatory Red X lane closure signal, and also for infringements occurring on hard shoulders and emergency refuge areas.

The course is held in a classroom and last 3 hours 45 minutes including registration and licence check and a short break midway. Clients are advised to arrive at the venue 15 minutes early to allow for any unexpected travel delays and to ensure the course commences promptly. 

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£95

Half day

Classroom

Freedom Centre, Hull

Tile Works, Barton upon Humber