A new online e-learning course that deals with impairment by alcohol and drugs is now available for ADIs to complete in their own time.

The Impairment E-learning Course, developed by the Road Safety GB Academy, provides ADIs with an increased knowledge and awareness of how alcohol, cannabis and cocaine impact on road user behaviour – together with the legal implications of using such substances in the road safety context. 

The three highly interactive modules will provide an increased understanding of:

  • How these particular drugs impact on road user behaviour
  • Why the drugs have these effects
  • The legalities around alcohol and drugs
  • Possible countermeasures 

Each module takes approximately 30 minutes for participants to complete – and can be completed in their own time.

The cost to access the full online course is £37 (plus VAT) for Academy members and £45 (plus VAT) for non-members.  

On completion, the practitioner will need to successfully complete a short assessment to receive the Road Safety GB certificate.  

Click here to watch a short video which gives more detail about the course and here to book the course.

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We’re here to help

Many people across the country are going through difficult times right now, due to the unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Driving instructors are no different.

But rest assured, there is always help at hand.

Local authorities in the north west are helping residents during this time and through the Engage Partnership, we are more than happy to direct ADIs to where you can find support in your local area.

So, if you need any help, advice or support, don’t hesitate to get in touch: info@engagedriving.co.uk

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