Pass Plus Courses
As a new driver, you are more likely to have an accident in the first year after passing your test than at any other time in your motoring career.
Per mile of driving, the risk of an accident involving injury or death is about seven times greater for 17-20 years old than for those aged 40 or over.
Drivers under 21 are involved in 15% of all accident deaths.
New drivers make up just 10% of licence holders, but are involved in 29% of accidents.
Pass Plus is a scheme backed by the Government’s Driving Standards Agency and insurers to encourage newly qualified drivers to become better drivers.
Pass Plus gives extra experience and positive driving skills that would otherwise take a long time to acquire.
Pass Plus consists of an additional course of six specially designed training sessions to follow on from a successful practical driving test.
They cover driving:
- In town
- Out of town
- In all weather
- At night
- On dual carriageways
- On motorways
There is no further test to take, when your instructor is satisfied with your performance you receive a certificate from the Driving Standards Agency.
Pass Plus really works in helping to make newly qualified drivers safer and better drivers. Many insurers give a discount to people taking Pass Plus – equivalent to a one-year no claims bonus.
Who can take part?
You can take Pass Plus within your first year of passing the practical driving test.
Your Pass Plus instructor can provide more information on the scheme including the content of the training sessions and the small cost
The Pass Plus telephone number for information is 0115 901 2633