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Dorset Driver Gold

A 'Guide for Older Drivers', designed to refresh and update your driving.

Do you remember when you last read the Highway Code?

Dorset Driver Gold is currently under review. For future courses and updates please keep checking this page.

If not, the Dorset Driver Gold programme may be right for you.

Dorset Driver Gold provides an opportunity to update your driving skills and confidence on the road, as well as refresh your knowledge on topics such as the Highway Code, modern driving techniques, and how to keep driving safely for longer.

The programme is aimed at older drivers aged 75+ but drivers of all ages and experience are welcome.

Theory session

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A two hour driving theory refresher session presented by a road safety professional.

Practical driving session

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A 90 minute practical driving session with an Approved Driving Instructor.

Advice for older drivers

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Advice on staying fit to drive, driving with a disability and alternatives to driving.

Dorset Driver Gold - Highly commended

Dorset Driver Gold recently won 'Highly Commended' in the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards. The award was presented by Prince Michael of Kent at the award ceremony in London.

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Project evaluation

The Dorset Driver Gold pilot project was launched in September 2013, with 150 volunteers taking part. The project has been independently evaluated by Dr Carol Hawley from the Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick.





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