MATURE drivers in Powys are being given the opportunity to brush up on their road knowledge thanks to free informal workshops organised by the county council. 

Powys County Council’s Road Safety Unit will be holding its Driver Theory Refresher workshop on the following days:

• Wednesday, November 20 – Welshpool

• Tuesday, 26 November – Newtown

• Wednesday, 27 November, Brecon

• Thursday, November 28 – Machynlleth

• Friday, November 29 – Ystradgynlais

• Monday, December 2 – Builth Wells

 Aimed at drivers in the county aged 65 years and over, the two-hour classroom-based informal workshop will provide attendees a reminder of the Highway Code and driver licence requirements. 

It will also cover topics including night-time driving, medicine and alcohol laws and personal safety behind the wheel.

Anyone attending will also be provided with details of a practical one-hour driving assessment if wanted.

For further information or to book your place on this course email or telephone 01686 611586 for the Machynlleth, Newtown and Welshpool bookings or 01597 826704 for the Brecon, Builth Wells and Ystradgynlais bookings.