Driving Safely, in Spring

Spring Webinar


This popular, free zoom webinar returns at 10am on Saturday 29 April.

The webinar in run by the Gloucestershire Older Drivers Forum and includes advice on:

  • Safer driving strategies to address the springtime challenges as more vulnerable road users – such as pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders – take to the road
  • 2022 changes to the Highway Code designed to encourage more active travel.

The presentations are:

  • Free join
  • The presentation is 30 minutes in length, with 30 minutes for questions and answers
  • Places are limited so you will need to register, see below available dates
  • The event is online using Zoom. You do not need a Zoom account to take part.

To register your place click here or e-mail odfglos@gmail.com with your name and the e-mail address you would like the joining information sent to.

BBC Radio 2 Interview

BBC Radio 2

On Friday 24th March the chair and founder of the Older Drivers Forum, Rob Heard, was interviewed by Jeremy Vine on BBC Radio 2 talking about Family and Friends and how to have and start those difficult conversations when we maybe concerned about a loved ones driving.

To listen to the interview click here

To find out more about how a family and friend can support a mature driver then click here for voids webinars and lots off useful information

FREE Webinars – March 2023

March 2023 ODF webinars

We are pleased to announce that we are running three new webinars in March this year. We have 1000 FREE spaces for you to register for. Places will go quickly, so please make sure you register as soon as possible.

To find out more and to register your place on any of the below webinars Click Here

Date Concerned about an older driverSaturday 11th March – Concerned about Older Driver? We can help.

This webinar is to provide support for families, friends, and carers who are concerned about an older driver.

The webinar includes advice on how to:
* Start empathetic conversations with their loved one, friend or client
* Keep them driving safely, for longer
* Plan for when it is time for them to retire from driving

Date Are you driving whilst impairedMonday 13th March – Are you Driving whilst impaired?

Impairment, when related to driving, often refers to drink, drugs or a medical condition.
However, we all drive in an impaired fashion from time to time whether it be through tiredness, stress, distraction or just because we have become complacent. This webinar will look at all the factors which may impair our driving decisions and offers solutions to ensure we keep the risk of a road traffic collision as low as possible.

Is Your Vision Roadworthy? webinar header graphicTuesday 14th March – Is your Vision Road Worthy?

Hosted by Valerie Singleton OBE which will offer the opportunity to find out more about driver vision and the vital role played by good eyesight in reducing risks on the road.

The webinar will discuss what the law says and the legal requirements for driving, as well as advice from an optometrist on good eye health and importance of regular eyesight tests and lots more.

To find out more and to register your place on any of the above webinars Click Here

Driving Safely, in Winter – Free Webinar



 The Older Drivers Forum popular, free ZOOM webinar returns at 10am on Saturday 25 February with advice on older driver safety including winter driving tips. For a joining link email  odfglos@gmail.com

“Thank you very much for your talk to us today. I know how difficult the subject is but the feedback I received was extremely positive. Members appreciated both the content and method of delivery; it was an extremely professional presentation at just the right tone.” Ken Sansom, Probus Chepstow

Please share this invitation with anyone for whom this could be of value.

If they are not comfortable with ZOOM technology considering hosting a viewing at your home.  

Thank you. # olderdriverssafety #CommunityAction

Thank you 

Alexandra Lloyd-Jones PHF
Co-Lead Older Drivers Forum for Gloucestershire www.olderdriversforum.comGloucestershire