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Free webinar for older drivers on changes to the Highway Code

Ross Crawford 21st Apr, 2022

EXPERTS in road safety will discuss the Highway Code and its new rules for safer driving in a webinar taking place next month.

Organised Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership and hosted by Rob Heard of the Older Drivers Forum, it’s aimed specifically at older drivers.

The 90-minute webinar, called Warwickshire Older Driver’s Webinar: Understanding the changes to Highway Code, is on Thursday, May 5 from 1.30pm to 3pm.

It will be free and will address timely topics of licence renewal at 70 and eyesight requirements and discuss the recent changes to the Highway Code.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to all speakers during a Question and Answer session.

And although this webinar is aimed at older drivers, it’s open to all.

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is offering 500 free-to-attend places to Warwickshire drivers aged 65+, family and friends.

Pre-registration for the webinar is required.

This can be done at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VzO_duUETPuBagBJDp34Yg

The webinar will provide drivers with the opportunity to hear from road safety experts, including Graham Mylward, Senior Road Safety Officer at Hampshire County Council, Inspector Jem Mountford, Warwickshire Police and Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart.

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership brings key partners together and presents opportunities for innovative working, using international best practice.

It’s aim is to eliminate fatal and serious casualties, thereby creating a safer road environment which will encourage active and sustainable travel.

The Older Drivers Forum are a not-for-profit organisation made of experts in road safety – from representatives from the emergency service, to charities, local authorities and businesses specialising in keeping older drivers on the road.

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