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What's driving us?

The aim of the course is to produce safer and more responsible attitudes towards driving, and to increase motivation to drive with consideration for other road users.

Course format 

What's Driving Us? (WDU) is a half-day course which takes place entirely in the classroom. The course aims to produce safer and more responsible attitudes towards driving, and to increase motivation to drive with consideration for other road users. The objectives of the course are to:

  • Increase clients' perceptions of driving as a complex and difficult task.
  • Increase clients' recognition that the way they drive and the risks they take have negative consequences for other road users and increase the likelihood of crashing.
  • Increase clients' awareness of the physical, emotional and financial consequences of being involved in a crash.
  • Encourage clients' to identify and overcome their own barriers to safe and responsible driving.
  • Increase clients' understanding of the need for traffic rules.
  • Increase clients' insight into the things that influence their driving. 

Course duration

The course is 4 hours duration

Course venues 

Business Innovation Centre,
Staffordshire Technology Park,
Beaconside,
Stafford,
ST18 0AR 

Map: Business Innovation Centre Map (161 KB)

Westport Lake Visitor Centre,
Westport Lake Road,
Stoke-on-Trent,
ST6 4RZ

Map: Westport Lake Map (254 KB)

Course costs

The Staffordshire WDU course currently costs £85

Booking your place on a course 

If you are eligible, you will receive a letter from the Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership advising you how to book the course.  

The best way to book is online, you will be able to see a list of courses and choose the one most suitable.

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