People under 21 account for one out of six people killed and
seriously injured on Cheshire's roads.
Between 90 and 100 young people under 16 are killed or seriously
injured each year on Cheshire's roads. Of those accidents, the vast
majority are because people failed to look properly, they lost
control or they failed to judge the other person’s path or speed.
Don't be among the statistics.
If you have been in a road traffic incident with enough evidence
to prosecute you, then we may offer you an opportunity to attend a
driver improvement course. Driver Offender Retraining Schemes have
courses designed to improve your driving behaviour and are offered
at the discretion of Cheshire Police.
The benefits of attending a course
If you are offered a course it gives you the chance to
- a fixed penalty
- a possible court appearance
- penalty points on your licence
The course that you attend will aim to help you become a more
responsible driver, helping you to contribute to better road and
There’s no test or exam. Your attendance and willingness to take
part in the experience are all that’s needed to successfully finish
You can only attend a course once within a three-year period. If
you are involved in another incident that’s your fault within the
three-year period you’ll get a fixed penalty notice or you’ll go to
You can choose to take your course at a venue that suits you as
long as the course fits with the nationally approved model.
There are several courses offered that cover a variety of
If you are looking to book a course please click here
Courses we offer include:
Driver Alertness Course
Speed Awareness Course
Traffic Light Awareness Course
Motorway Safety Course
Rider Intervention Developing