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

“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 

Free Webinars


The Gloucestershire branch of the Older Drivers Forum run monthly webinars on a wide range of older-driver related subjects. Recent topics included Winter Driving and Retiring from Driving. Their next webinar, on 21st January and is aimed at friends and family who are concerned about the older driver in their lives.

These webinars are FREE and open to anyone in the country. We highly recommend these one hour, interactive webinars.

If you would like to receive regular information about these excellent webinars then send an e-mail to requesting to be put on their mailing list as well. All they need is your name and e-mail address.

Enjoy the webinars!