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Pass Plus Cymru course for new drivers

Published: 05/01/2016

New drivers aged between 17 and 25 who have recently passed their test can benefit from a Government funded Pass Plus Cymru course. Any young person, aged 17-25 who has passed their test, and lives in Wales can benefit from the course at a subsidised cost of just £20. The course aims to reduce the number of young people killed or seriously injured in road traffic incidents and covers: • The dangers of using a mobile phone whilst driving • The dangers of drink and drugs while driving • Heading off on the motorway • Driving techniques and hazard awareness • Getting around at night • Coping with busy towns and cities • Driving on rural country roads Councillor Bernie Attridge, Flintshire County Councils Cabinet member for Environment said: The aim of these courses is to achieve better driving skills and reduce the risk of a collision or injuring yourself, friends and others. I would encourage all new drivers of this age to take this opportunity and participate in Pass Plus Cymru to learn new driving skills and keep safe. The next course is on Monday 11 January starting at 6.30pm at Flintshire County Councils Alltami Depot, Mold Road, Alltami . For more information, or to book a course, please call 01745 828180 or visit