Pass Plus Introduction

FACT- Did you know? Every day in Britain, 2 under 25s die in road accidents.

PASS PLUS is a training scheme for new drivers. It's much more than just a few extra lessons. This specially designed course by the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), with the help of insurers and the driving instruction industry, helps you:

Gain valuable driving experience safely -
You will be taught how to deal with a wide range of road and traffic situations, many of which you probably won't have faced before.
Build on your existing skills and knowledge -
It can take years to become a skilled driver. PASS PLUS helps get you there by speeding up the learning process under expert tuition.
Reduce your risk of being in a road crash -
The course will help boost your awareness of all kinds of hazards and help you learn how to anticipate, plan for and deal with them safely.
Save money on car insurance premiums -
naturally, you will have to pay for the course. Bear in mind too that it will take a minimum of six hours, all of which need to be taken after passing your test.

When you have successfully completed the course, you are advised to check available discounts offered by the insurance companies taking part in the scheme. The amount you save will depend on the company you choose, you may even save more than you paid for the course.

Boost your confidence - if you feel nervous driving on your own, the PASS PLUS training can help you become more confident on the roads and give peace of mind to your loved ones.

Pass Plus: Modules

PASS PLUS consists of six practical modules. You can take it at any time within the first 12 month of passing your test. There is no test at the end of it – your driving will be continually assessed and you must successfully complete all the modules in the course to an achieved or exceeded standard.

  • Town Driving

Driving in town can be daunting: rush hour traffic, complicated junctions and traffic systems... learn the skills to deal with all these and more.

  • All-Weather driving

Rain, fog, bright sunshine, snow and ice: find out how to drive safely in all the different weather conditions you'll face on the road.

  • Driving out of town

Country roads can harbour all kinds of hazards, from sharp bends and potholes to farm vehicles and animals in the road.

  • Night driving

Dealing with dazzle, judging distance and speed, using your lights correctly - these are just some of the areas covered.

  • Driving on Dual Carriageways

To drive safely on fast, multi-lane roads you'll need all your skills of observation, concentration, anticipation and lane discipline.

  • Driving on Motorways

Motorways are like no other roads: learn how to drive on them safely and correctly under expert supervision.