Birmingham City Council

I-Drive Programme

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Introduction

Each year 700,000 people pass their practical driving test of whom about 600,000 are under 25 years old and nearly 400,000 are under 20 years old. (source DSA)

To support the Government's plan to improve road safety among young people and help reduce the 3000 instances of death or serious injury on the roads Birmingham City Council's Road Safety Education Team (RSET), in Partnership with 5 Star Driving Academy, are offering schools and colleges 'I-Drive'. I-Drive is a young driver workshop for students aged 16 years and over which also offers an opportunity of a 20 minute driving lesson at the end of the course.

Aim

The aim of I-Drive is to improve road safety awareness in the local community by making young people safer and more responsible drivers.

Course Structure

I-Drive has been developed to link in with citizenship and enrichment within the National Curriculum. This will equip young people with the knowledge and skills to play an active role in the community and in the reduction of road traffic collisions.The workshop consists of 4 one hour modules over a 4 week period.

To discuss I-Drive further please contact Fareeda Akbar on 0121 303 7471 or email fareeda.akbar@birmingham.gov.uk or alternatively to view the I-Drive Programme booklet click on the PDF link below.


 PDF I-Drive programme booklet (Size: 1.10 Mb Type: PDF )

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