Durham repeats successful ADI seminar
Durham County Council is hosting its second Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) seminar on Monday 17 October, following a highly successful event in 2010.
The speaker line up at the seminar, which will be held at County Hall Durham, comprises: Alan Kennedy, chair of Road Safety GB; Tony Flory, driver training services officer, Durham County Council; Ian Edwards, eDriving Solutions; Gillian Roberts, senior RSO St Helens Council; PC Dave Nixon, casualty reduction officer, Durham Constabulary; Ian Holden, DSA; David Lawson, project manager young driver schemes, Sheffield City Council; Beth Fylan, Brainbox Research; and Dr Will Murray, Interactive Driving Services.
The £40 seminar fee includes free use of the Durham Park and Ride, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, and CDP certificate of attendance for all participants.
Application forms are available from: firstname.lastname@example.org
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