A taste of driving is being offered to 16 and 17-year-olds, to promote safe habits and highlight risks.
Leicestershire County Council is offering “pre-driver days” at the Mallory Park track on 15 and 22 August, featuring sessions in a dual-controlled car and road safety workshops.
These are popular courses that play an important role in preparing and educating young people about safer driving.Person:Councillor Peter Osborne, cabinet member for highways and transport
The sessions provide teenagers with better understanding and knowledge ahead of their first driving lessons on public roads.
Hundreds of 16 and 17-year-olds have had their first experience of driving using our courses and I would encourage anyone interested to sign up quickly as spaces are limited.
Aimed at young people who are interested in learning to drive, these popular courses offer a variety of workshops highlighting key issues faced by young and inexperienced drivers.
They include an introduction to driving and cover issues relating to speed, impairment and also a practical off road driving session using the Mallory Park track and paddock areas, accompanied by a qualified driving instructor in a dual controlled car.
Courses cost £50 for residents of Leicestershire, book your slot online.