National What's Driving Us? Course

The police offer this course as an alternative to prosecution.

It helps drivers better understand the impact of their driving on other road users.

Before you start...

You'll need the following to book onto this course:

  • your driving licence number

  • a debit or credit card.

This course costs £90 in Hertfordshire.

Course information

The course is a class based session, combining discussion, group work and presentations.

There is no formal driving test and you don't need a car.

It's held at various locations in Hertfordshire. We'll give you more details when you book a place on the course.

The course takes place in 1 session taking around 4 hours.

There is normally a choice of times:

Morning course: 8.15am – 12.15pm.
Afternoon course: 1.15pm – 5.15pm.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time. You won't be allowed to take part if you're late.

You must show your driving licence with photo ID on arrival to take part.

Special requirements

You must tell us in advance if you have any special requirements. It is best to call us on 0300 123 4035 so that we can discuss your needs.

Examples of special requirements include:

  • instalment payments – the course must be fully paid for in advance

  • a private room for breastfeeding - note that you cannot bring a baby or child into the classroom, so you will need to bring someone to care for your baby while you take part.

  • an interpreter – we can provide one or you can bring one if you tell us in advance (they must be over 16 years old and have some ID).


If you are disabled, it may be best to contact your chosen training venue to check on access and availability of disabled parking spaces. The contact numbers are under the severe weather section below.

What to do in severe weather

If there's snow or flooding on the day of your course, call the venue to check it’s still going ahead.

Cheshunt


De Vere Theobalds Estate: 01992 633375

Hatfield


Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel: 01707 275701

Hitchin


The Priory Hotel: 01462 420500

Watford


Hilton Watford Hotel: 01923 235881

Mercure London Watford Hotel: 020 8901 0000 (press 0 for Reception)


If you can't make it because of the weather conditions, or if your course is cancelled, please contact us on 0300 123 4035 to arrange a new date. You can't re-book online.

Will my information be kept confidential?

Yes. We will keep your attendance information for 1 year. We'll tell the police about your attendance once you have completed the course.

The police will then keep your information for 7 years.


More information about the course.