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A day in the life of a committee member..

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As a full member of the group, being a committee member gives us an opportunity to have a key part of the decision-making process for all decisions relative to the future of the group. The committee meets every quarter for about an hour or so prior to the monthly meeting to discuss our current status […]

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A day in the life of a tutor…

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Who am I to tell someone else to drive differently? I’m still learning – we all are! That is the common trait that we find in the tutors, everyone knows that they need to and wants to “do better”, there is no pomp and ceremony. We have all demonstrated that we can drive to a […]

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Time to debate the clock change and save lives

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The time has come to debate whether the UK should put an end to the current daylight savings system and do what’s best for the country, according to national accident prevention charity RoSPA.   As the House of Lords prepares to discuss the European Commission’s proposal to end seasonal clock changes – essentially meaning the […]

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MPH – what does it really mean?

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It strikes me as being a little odd that speed is usually referred to in miles per hour. Why? well everything that we do has perspective, but I am unsure as to how much perspective we have over the space of an hour. By way of contextualisation, an hour is a very short period of […]

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2018 training dates released

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RoSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders are delighted to announce training dates for 2018. Due to the success of the first session in January, it has been agreed by the committee to host a training day on the last Saturday of each month. These sessions will include training for all members and will cover topics from […]

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Recent Test Passes

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Congratulations goes to the following members who have recently conducted a RoSPA Advanced Driving Test as a new associate and passed, thus now becoming a full member to the group. Alan Watters – Gold Michael Littlejohn – Gold Steve Cowan – Silver A fantastic achievement and very well deserved.

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Test Passes – July

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Congratulations goes to both our Chairman – Roy Robertson and our Advanced Tutor – Bruce Lindsay on leading by example and achieving a Gold standard on recent re-tests. A fantastic achievement and very well deserved.  

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New guide to keep children safe on the road

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A new guide to help keep children safe on the roads when travelling to and from school has been launched. Safety charity the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) was commissioned by Public Health England to produce the document, which aims to help schools promote safe active travel for children to and from […]