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Royal launch of new Young Driver Offender re-training scheme

2 April 2008

A ground-breaking education scheme for drivers under 25 caught committing moving road traffic offences will be launched today (1/4) by RoadSafe patron HRH Prince Michael of Kent GCVO.

The Young Driver Scheme gives under 25s caught committing driving offences in the Thames Valley , the opportunity to find out about the consequences of their offending driving as an alternative to receiving points on their driving licence and a £60 fine. The scheme is a Thames Valley Police initiative, with a pioneering e-learning facility created by a2om, the UK’s first university-affiliated driver education academy. It will be managed operationally by DriveTech (UK) plc,who currently deliver all driver diversion schemes for Thames Valley Police.