UK Familiarisation

This course has been designed to address the needs of the growing number of drivers on the road unused to driving in the UK. On completion of the course delegates will be better able to avoid an accident and navigate safely and confidently following this familiarisation training.

This course also looks at the cultural differences between driving in the UK and in driver's home country.

  • The laws governing driving on British roads
  • Road signs and markings
  • Signals at roundabouts and crossings
  • Negotiating box junctions and traffic light crossings
  • Motorway driving
  • General defensive driving principles and techniques
  • The basic principles of driving on British roads
  • Overview of the 'Highway Code'

This course is aimed at anyone who has not driven on British roads, or feels they lack the confidence to drive on British roads due to their experience being limited to driving on foreign roads.

All delegates should be familiar with the latest edition of the Highway Code.

Also available to download: UK Familiarisation

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

This course aims to introduce delegates to the Highway Code and driving on British roads so that they can navigate themselves safely and with confidence.

By the end of this course delegates should:

  • Have a good knowledge of the Highway Code and the laws, rules and regulations when driving on British roads
  • Understand road signs and markings
  • Understand how to react to signals at roundabouts and pedestrian crossings
  • Be able to negotiate box junctions and crossings with traffic lights
  • Be aware of general defensive driving principles and techniques

Additional information:

  • The course runs on a 2:1 delegate to trainer ratio (delegate ratios may vary depending on vehicle type).
  • This course may take place at RoSPA's driver training centre in Birmingham, or can be taken at customers' premises.
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This course is available in your organisation at a date and time to suit. Prices are dependent on your location and the number of delegates. Please contact us for a tailored quotation and to check availability.

All prices are subject to VAT.

The knowledge that your employees have been taught the basic principles of driving on British roads, putting them in a position whereby they are better able to avoid an accident.

Fewer accidents means insurance savings and less employee down-time.

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