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Winter Driving

Driving in the winter can be very different to driving during the rest of the year. Adverse weather and longer periods of darkness makes driving more hazardous, with prolonged periods of heavy snow and floods.

As drivers we may need to adapt the way we drive during the winter and be prepared for varied weather, road and traffic conditions.  It’s important that you feel confident that you and your vehicle are prepared for winter.

Tips for Winter Driving

Winter Driving Workshops  book your place here

Would you like to brush up on your skills when driving in difficult weather conditions?

Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) is once again running the Winter Driving Workshops and would encourage all drivers to attend. The Winter Driving Workshop costs £5 and this fee includes a driver’s pack to keep in the car:

The workshop is a presentation on essential driving skills which includes:

  • How to drive on winter roads
  • Preparing your car for winter
  • What to do in the event of a breakdown
  • Practical basic vehicle checks from experienced garage technicians
  • Checking tyre pressure, tread and depth, and how to change a wheel

The workshops are being held at the five venues listed below during November and December 2017 in partnership with Kwik Fit, STS Tyre Pros and GEM Motoring Assist. If you would like to attend then please click here to book your place, or download a booking form here.

Buckingham

Date: Tuesday 21st November 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm approx.

Venue: Buckingham Fire Station, Bourton Road, Buckingham, Bucks, MK18 1BE

High Wycombe

Date: Thursday 23rd November 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm approx.

Venue: Kwik Fit – 511 London Rd, High Wycombe HP11 1EP

Chesham

Date: Thursday 30th November 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm approx.

Venue: Tyre Pros Chesham, Amersham Road, Chesham, HP5 1NG

Gerrards Cross

Date: Tuesday 12th December 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm approx.

Venue: Gerrards Cross Fire Station, Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, Bucks, SL9 7AL

Aylesbury - session now fully booked!

Date: Tuesday 28th November 2017

Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm approx.

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