We make better drivers and riders

Whether you're a driving enthusiast, someone who enjoys a challenge, or just aware that you have room to improve then the IAM RoadSmart Advanced Driver Course could be for you. As a Good Egg you and your family members and friends can benefit from a 10% discount too! So you get the full programme for £134. (usually £149).

Just enter the code 'GEG' in the promotional code box, when you checkout, to receive your 10% discount. Or you can call 0300 303 1134 to book your course.

The course delivers advanced driving knowledge and practical skills development, helping you to improve your skills, anticipation, and enjoyment behind the wheel. You'll become a qualified IAM RoadSmart advanced driver at the end of the course.

What's Involved?

The course is based on a series of observed drives, leading to the Advanced Driving test, which is quality assured by the DSA(Driving Standards Agency).
Once you've booked a course, you'll be assigned to one of our 200+ local groups around the country. You'll be paired with an observer from your group, who will accompany you on drives and advise you on how to improve your driving to the advanced test standards.
The test lasts for about 90 mins and usually covers 30 - 40 miles along a variety of road types. During the test the examiner will thoroughly assess your driving ability according to the different road conditions. You'll negotiate various hazards and situations, utilising the skills and techniques that have been developed on the course.

What benefits will I get?

The main benefit of taking the course is becoming a safer driver - providing you with the skills, experience and understanding to quickly adapt to a range of situations.

The statistics speak for themselves. We asked 2,500 drivers who passed our Advanced Driving Test what benefit they’d seen. They told us that taking the Advanced driving course:

  • Improved their driving (99%);
  • Gave them greater awareness of other road users (90%);
  • Helped them avoid a crash (66%).

Passing the test also makes you a member of IAM RoadSmart, which has a number of benefits - a year's subscription to our award-winning RoadSmart magazine, and access to exclusive membership discounts and benefits.

How much does it cost?

The Advanced Driver Course usually costs £149, but is just £134 for Good Eggs! This includes as many mentored observed drives as you need to develop advanced driving skills to become test-ready, the cost of the test itself, a copy of the Advanced Driver logbook and your first twelve months membership of IAM RoadSmart.

Annual membership as a full member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists is then £33 per year, this revenue is used to further our charitable objectives of reducing death and injury on our roads through driving and riding skills development.

Who are IAM RoadSmart?

We are the IAM RoadSmart, part of the UK's leading independent road safety charity, The Institute of Advanced Motorists. We exist to improve the standards of driving and riding on Britain's roads, and improve the standards of road safety across the country - primarily through delivery of the Advanced Driving test. We also deliver a range of other training and driving support, as well as informing and influencing government and key decision-makers.