Free courses offered to young drivers with advice for parents

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Young drivers from across Central Bedfordshire are being encouraged to improve their driving knowledge and skills in July, as part of a safety scheme, with free courses.

Bookings are now being taken for MORE 16 and MORE Drive courses on Sunday, July 27. The courses are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis on receipt of a completed application form, which can be requested by emailing

The courses are funded by Central Bedfordshire Council and Luton Borough Council, with delivery by highways contractor Amey.

MORE 16 is designed to give 16-year-olds their first experience of driving.

Advice is given to parents about choosing an instructor and helping their teens when practising.