Defensive Driving

What are Defensive Driving Courses?

Defensive driving lessons are similar to advanced driving and are designed to increase your ability to perceive hazards, thus avoid potential accidents. Defensive lessons will reduce the number of distractions you may have when driving, freeing up your senses and making you more alert.

What can I expect?

You will be amazed at how many environmental variables defensive tuition will make you aware of. Two example of what you will learn are, if you see smoke coming out of an exhaust, this means a driver has just started their engine and may pull out in front of you, and look into shop windows to see round corners to spot potential hazards.

How many lessons will I need?

There are no set number of defensive lessons any given person will need. Everybody has their own level of driving, which dictates the amount of tuition they will need. The lessons are generally two hours in length and you can take as many as four lessons per day. There is no defensive driving test. Although defensive tuition is a useful experience.

Can I take a test if I choose to?

If required, you can take one of the advanced motoring tests such as The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) test, DIAMOND Advanced test Or the Cardington test.

Why Safeway Rider School of Motoring?

Our defensive driving courses will help you become a safer driver by instructing you how to anticipate driving hazards. If you are unsure as to the benefits that joining a defensive driving course will offer, we can book you an assessment so you can see for yourself what the lessons can offer and which course would be best for you.

We offer defensive driving courses throughout the UK. If you would like to book now, just talk to any one of our Instructors or call the head office team on 0800 121 4499.