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Roadwise CIC – Driving Road Safety 

We are delighted to announce that as of 20th February 2017 Roadwise Driver Training is now a Community Interest Company (C.I.C.). This new status legally recognises that we are an independent company operating for the benefit of our community. All our assets and profits are dedicated to that purpose.

With 1 in 3 road traffic collisions involving people driving for work purposes Roadwise is committed to enhancing the driving skills, behaviours and road safety awareness of all who train with us, supporting our clients to develop attitudes that improve their own safety and that of other road users. Our activities generate income to support the work of Aberdeen Foyer in alleviating youth homelessness and unemployment in the wider community.

Clients who use Roadwise as a preferred supplier help us to positively change the lives of those most in need of opportunity.

AECC Partner with Roadwise to Improve Road Safety in North-East

Since Spring 2016, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) have been working in partnership with Roadwise Driver Training, a business owned by of Aberdeen Foyer, to help promote and improve safe driving practices in the North-East of Scotland.

As the largest independent driver training provider in the region, the Roadwise team led by a former Police driving instructor, delivers training designed to instil road safety awareness as well as the appropriate attitude and behaviours in drivers from an early age.

AECC provide an off-road area for Roadwise training courses which includes an Introduction to Driving for Under 17s and scope for learner drivers to develop their manoeuvrability skills. The space is also used for trailer towing candidates to practice reversing manoeuvres. Read the full story here.

From the police to social enterprise: an unusual business journey 

Dave Watson, founder of Roadwise Driver Training, describes how he came to run a fleet enterprise that helps improve prospects for unemployed young people.   

Working with people who have many challenges to live, work and learn independently is the social purpose of Aberdeen Foyer. Roadwise adds value to this through delivery of specialist programmes including Under-17 training, Pass Plus ad group learner driver training programmes. Read the full article here.