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Safety scheme for young drivers launched
12:03pm Tuesday 1st July 2014 in News
ALRESFORD Rotary’s Young Drivers’ Awareness scheme has been launched.
The safety initiative is supported by Drive B4 U Turn 17 and the Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service who provided the “crash car”.
Rotary has previously trialled the scheme with Perins students at Barton Stacey’s off-road facility and on the school site.
Rotary and the driving school are offering the opportunity for young people to get experience in an off-road environment before they are of legal driving age and without the pressure of an impending DVLA test.
Those youngsters who attended will receive a special offer lesson from Drive B4 U Turn 17 as well as a further subsidy from Alresford Rotary towards costs.
Others who expressed an interest but were unable to attend will receive the same benefits at a later date.