Staying Safe Courses

Attend free staying safe refresher courses for Senior Drivers

Usually held every second Thursday of the month (10am to 1pm) at Community House (Strathallan Street Timaru) – booking is essential for catering and space.

Evening sessions 7-9pm are now available (Summer only)

These 2-hour workshops are designed and presented in a friendly and interesting way. NO test involved

Session 1: Updates on road rules

  • Check your knowledge of the road rules and signs
  • Discuss issues that concern you
  • Free morning tea and refreshments

Session 2: Road use with confidence

  • We discuss strategies to manage physical and psychological changes
  • How to make safer driving choices

Session 3: Vehicle Technologies

  • Which car is safer in a crash
  • What technology is in your car and how to use it effectively/safely
  • Future vehicle technologies, self drive cars, etc.

Session 4: Road Crash Trends and Statistics

  • What is happening on our roads?

  • Main causes of crashes
  • Visiting drivers.

For more information about these two-hour workshops, ring the numbers shown below. Workshops are held every month in Timaru. To attend a workshop in Waimate, Geraldine, Temuka, Fairlie, Tekapo, Twizel, please call.

Chris Thomas (Timaru Senior Citizens)

telephone 03 687-7581 or

Daniel Naudé (Road Safety Coordinator)

on 03 687-7235 or text 027-438-6285

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