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ROSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders - Suffolk(Road Safety Driving & Riding)

The aim of organisation is to encourage interest in road safety, to promote driver/rider advanced training, to improve safety and thereby reduce costs.  RoSPA, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, is a national organisation which has Advanced Driving and Riding Groups affiliated to it, one of which is our group.  RoSPA promote advanced driving and riding tests using external examiners, many of whom are Police driving instructors or traffic officers.  It is a graded test with Bronze, Silver and Gold grades awarded; to maintain the award a re-test is required every 3 years.

There is a joining fee of £20 and an annual subscription payable in January of £10.  All members receive as much training as required without charge from the group or its tutors.  The advanced test currently costs £67 for cars, £70 for LGV/PSV and £73 for motorbikes, there is a £5.00 reduction for those under 26.  Your first years membership of the National organisation is included in your initial test fee and subsequent years cost £40, which includes the cost of re-testing.  Any refresher training is provided by the group and its tutors without charge.

Area covered: Suffolk, South Norfolk, North Essex and East Cambridgeshire.  There are other groups in Cambridge and Norwich

Who to contact

Name
Martin Sellick
Position
Chairman
Telephone
01359 232080
Email
roadarsuffolk@gmail.com
Website
http://www.rospa-suffolk.org.uk

Additional contact

Name
Mike Pipe
Position
Deputy Chairman
Telephone
01284 703047
Email
roadarsuffolk@gmail.com

Where to go

Name
ROSPA Advanced Drivers & Riders - Suffolk (Road Safety Driving & Riding)
Address
Moreton Hall Community Centre
Symonds Road
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
Postcode
IP32 7EE
Area served
Suffolk
Parking available
Yes

Days & Times

First Monday of the month from 6.30pm until at least 8.30pm. February through to November inclusive.
Time of day
Evening

Other details

Cost Details
Joining Fee £20 and an annual subscription due on 1st January of £10 to join this group. Unlimited training and coaching for the test. Test fee is paid to RoSPA National Association of around £62 for cars and bikes subject to annual increase. Re-test due every 3 years is free if annual membership of, currently, £40 is paid to RoSPA National Association by Direct Debit,
Age Groups
Adults, Young people

Accreditation website
https://www.roadar.org.uk/index.htm
Accreditation details
The National Association of RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders - (ROADAR)

Notes

Age range: 17+

Service users involved in planning
Yes
Last Updated
01/11/2018

Nursery provision

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes

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