The team at SafeWise are running and supporting various road themed initiatives so, whether you are a new driver, a more mature driver, mobility scooter user or a young cyclist we can support you. If you are interested in attending yourself or if you are interested to find out more for a family member then please take a look at our fantastic initiatives below and get in contact with us for more information. Book a place today!

Dorset Driver Gold (DDG) at SafeWise Bournemouth and SafeWise Weymouth
Driving skills and confidence sessions helping people aged 65+ drive safely for longer. The theory session costs just £10 per person and lasts up to 3 hours, breaks and refreshments are included – the next theory dates are listed below:

  • SafeWise Bournemouth – Monday 5th June – 1.30pm
  • SafeWise Weymouth – Monday 10th July – 10am
  • SafeWise Bournemouth – Tuesday 1st August – 1.30pm
  • SafeWise Weymouth – Tuesday 12th September – 1.30pm
  • SafeWise Bournemouth – Monday 2nd October – 1.30pm
  • SafeWise Weymouth – Tuesday 14th November – 10am
  • SafeWise Bournemouth – Thursday 7th December – 1.30pm

The practical session costs £45 per person and lasts up to 90 minutes. Once your booking form and payment have been received you will be given details to arrange your drive directly with one of our Dorset Driver Gold Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs).If you take up a practical and theory session the cost is just £50

For more information please visit the Dorset Driver Gold webpage (safewise.org/dorset-driver-gold/) or contact the DDG Administrator on ddg@safewise.org , ring or text 07713 499 777 (we will call you back) or leave a message at SafeWise head office on 01202 591330.

LifeDrive theory sessions at SafeWise Bournemouth
LifeDrive is designed to reduce accidents by helping younger drivers to understand why collisions happen and how to avoid them, developing their skills and experience with free post-test theory and practical sessions. This FREE scheme is open to all young people aged between 17 and 25 who live in Dorset and have passed their driving test within the past four years. 
FREE £50 Amazon voucher is given to everyone that completes the course. The next LifeDrive dates are:

  • Tuesday 19th September 2017
  • Wednesday 18th October 2017
  • Thursday 23rd November 2017
  • Thursday 7th December 2017

For more information, look at our LifeDrive page (safewise.org/education/life-drive/)

ScootWise, Mobility Scooter Training at SafeWise Bournemouth
SafeWise are working in partnership with the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to deliver safety awareness courses for mobility scooter users in Dorset. The sessions are designed for those already using a mobility scooter or those that are looking to buy a mobility scooter. The sessions cost £10 per person. All sessions must be pre-booked due to limited places available. The next ScootWise dates are:

  • Wednesday 21st June – 1030hrs to 1300hrs
  • Wednesday 9th August – 1030hrs to 1300hrs
  • Friday 13th October – 1030hrs to 1300hrs

For more information, including booking instructions please look at our ScootWise page (safewise.org/education/scootwise/)

Bikeability at SafeWise Weymouth – 27th May & 2nd June
Take CYCLING seriously: don’t miss out on Bikeability! How ‘awesome‘ would it be if your child could learn about basic bike maintenance, road safety, signalling and manoeuvring skills in an amazing outdoor road safety centre and THEN put the skills they’ve learnt into practice by venturing out onto the roads surrounding the safety centre? What’s more, all of this for FREE! 

For more information, including booking instructions please look at our Bikeability page (safewise.org/education/bikeability/) *Places are allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. The day your child is allocated will be dependent on age/ability and numbers.