To attend this course you must have received a letter from the police.
Drivers that attend this course significantly reduce their chances of being involved in a crash and of being caught for the same offence in the next 2 to 3 years.
The course lasts 4½ hours, including breaks. It takes place in a classroom type setting.
You can attend only one National Speed awareness course in 3 years. Any further offending will be dealt with by prosecution.
The course trainers have professional driver training backgrounds and follow national guidelines. The police do not participate in the course.
Search the police DORS website to attend a course outside of Kent.
Further information on this course can be found at National Association of Driver Intervention Providers website.
Before attending the Speed Awareness course you should:
Book online and pay by debit or credit card. It costs £87 in Kent. This is non-refundable.
The online booking system will be unavailable from 4pm on 21 November 2014 until 2pm on 22 November 2014.
You must bring photo identification to prove who you are.
If you do not bring photo identification, you could be refused entry to the course.
Examples of photo identification can be:
If you have a photocard licence we can only accept it with a current photograph and if the photograph still identifies you (field 4b on your licence gives the expiry date of the photograph).
Please make sure you arrive on time.
If you are late you will not be allowed to participate. This could lead to a re-booking fee if we can offer a new course date, or your case being returned to the police.
Ashford Enterprise Centre, Ashford This venue will be unavailable from December 2014 onwards.
Corn Exchange, Rochester (no parking on site) This venue will be unavailable from January 2015 onwards.
County Hall, Maidstone (no parking on site)
The Maidstone Masonic Centre, Maidstone (The Cornwallis Suite) (follow the signs from Courtenay Road for the Cornwallis Suite)
In bad weather, please call us on 03000 41 81 81 for up to date information about closed venues.