Young Driver Course

Duration
30 Minutes or 60 Minutes
Location
Rockingham Speedway
Price
From £59

Course Introduction

Using a mix of practical and proactive, measured programmes, pre-licence drivers will:

  • Develop and understand the importance of driver attitude
  • Make hazard-perception and vision an everyday driver aid
  • Learn essentials of good car control
  • Learn key mechanical-sympathy and understanding
  • Understand the types of crashes new drivers are involved in and why
  • Gain driving confidence and consistency
  • Build a solid foundation for a lifetime of good driving
  • Build a portfolio of skills allowing cheaper car insurance

Itinerary:

  • Welcome & registration on arrival
  • 30-60 minutes in car 1 to 1 instruction
  • Debrief
  • Post-drive critique memento

Take Control

Young drivers with no previous experience or licence will take control of a real road car for the very first time in a controlled safe and private road system environment.

Our enthusiastic professional instructors will help you to master, clutch control, gears, how to pull away and drive around regular road obstacles.

After successfully completing MODULE 1 (this may take more than one visit), you will be ready to participate in the next MODULE of the Early Drive Academy course.

Additional Modules

Please contact us for booking information

Module 2

120 Minutes: £180

A combination of theory and practice. Understanding Highway Code basics and developing your car control, learning consistency, the accuracy of road positioning, turning a car, dealing with other traffic and potential hazards. Everything you may need in everyday road driving.

The unique highlight of your drive and something you will remember for the rest of your life will be losing control (in safety!) while you drive on our unique Rockingham wet-grip course.

Itinerary:
  • Driver briefing and drive outline
  • 2 x 30 minute driving sessions
  • ABS and Skid avoidance drive
  • Highway Code workshop
  • Show-me-tell-me (Practical car knowledge)
  • Debrief & critique

After successfully completing Module 2 (this may take more than one visit), you will be ready to participate in the next MODULE of the Young Driver Academy.

Module 3

120 Minutes: £180

This module starts to prepare you for the Driving Test. All activities will be monitored and scored showing progression.

After a short refresher quiz, based on previous Modules, you will then build up your driving skills and techniques. Consistency, accuracy, positioning, turning a car, dealing with traffic, potential hazards and even parking will all be assessed and scored.

Itinerary:
  • Driver briefing and drive outline
  • Highway Code/Hazard perception workshop
  • Show-me-tell-me (Quiz)
  • 2 x 30 minute driving sessions
  • Skid experience & ABS braking test
  • Debrief & critique

After successfully completing Module 3 you will be ready to participate in the next MODULE of the Young Driver Academy.

Module 4

90 Minutes: £180

Using both our private road network and surrounding public roads, your drive will be assessed in a fun and friendly manner. The aim being to provide a little more pre-test experience and maybe advise on areas to fine-tune.

The drive will also include a short introduction to our skid avoidance course with an opportunity to experience a skid and loss of control in total safety.

For drivers 17Yrs+ With provisional

Itinerary:
  • Driver briefing and drive outline
  • Pre-drive Q&A
  • 45 minute driving session
  • Skid experience & ABS braking test
  • Debrief & critique

One in four new drivers has a crash within six months of passing their test

27%
of 17-19 year old males are involved in a road collision in their first year of driving

Young drivers
are more likely to be involved in road collisions because of two major factors: Inexperience and Attitude

‘Actions’
teach louder than words.
We revise driver attitude and behaviour through understanding and experience

Novice drivers
with one passenger makes it twice as likely to crash, two or more… FIVE times as likely

FAQs

If your question is not answered here, please contact us

Is it safe?
Your Instructor will be with you at all times.
What car will I drive?
You will be driving an R3 Academy VW Golf 2.0 tdi 6speed Manual.
How much time do I get?
We start with half hour sessions. You can book as many half hour sessions as you wish.
This is a gift can you help?
Yes! Drop us an email and we will send an emailed voucher for use within 12 months of registration
Can I bring a group?
Yes. Discount starts with 2 drivers. We can run groups of up to 7 in one session
Can I bring spectators?
Yes. A reasonable number of guests are fine. They too will leave as Ambassadors for the course
When are the courses?
We mainly run public courses at the weekend. Latest dates can be found on our bookings page

Book Your Place Onto Module 1

Complete the form below and select an appropriate date for the Young Drivers Course Module 1 from £59. (For a printable voucher to give as a gift, redeem a voucher, book another module or have any issues, please contact Steve at info@r3roadriskreduction.co.uk)

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Single Timeslot: £59 – Double Timeslot: £100
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