Cut price course for young drivers

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New drivers are being offered a £150 driving skills course for only £30.

Suffolk County Council is subsidising its ‘Get in Gear’ course, giving 250 young people between the ages of 17 and 19 the chance to benefit from the course, It helps drivers who have passed their test in the past 12 months to identify the risks they are exposed to, discuss coping strategies and explore ways to manage risks.

Two hours are spent in the classroom and four hours on the road with an instructor. Classroom sessions are being held at Bury St Edmunds Fire station on November 6 and 29. To book, go to