Pathfinder 2016

"Safe driving programme for rising 17's - 5 days for £170 "

Pathfinder is a unique driving course for rising 17s AND their parents. Participants learn the core practice and theory of driving and risk awareness essential to their safety in a trusting, intensive and fun atmosphere.


Dates for 2016 and 2017

Autumn 2016 Course -- 24th - 28th October, Throckmorton Airfield

Spring 2017 Course -- 17th - 21st April 
 Autumn 2017 Course -- 23rd - 27th October
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Read what people are saying about us here.

Police & Crime Commissioner heaps praise on Pathfinder

Watch the video below to see what Gloucestershire Police & Crime Commissioner has to say about Pathfinders unique approach to effective young driver trainingning. Why wouldn't you want your child to get the best possible start to their driving ability. Contact us for more information.

What people are saying about us and The Under 17 Car Club

More quality time behind the wheel, more instruction, more information, more fun, more than any other young driving scheme offers for much less money!

Driving Programs for For Young People aged 11yrs - 15yrs

For driving programmes for ages 11yrs - 15yrs please see the Under 17 Car Club  whereby a wealth of driving activities and long term traininng is available at very competitive rates. (Please click on the logo left for more information)

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Tackling The Challenge Of Novice Drivers

 Novice Driver Challenges

Learn more about the novice driver issues and how the Under 17 Car Club Charitable Trust is positively tackling this major road safety issue today, through their Pathfinder and Under 17 Car Club activities.

If you are interested in running a course in your area, please contact us in the first instance by email;


Pathfinder and Under 17 Car Club methodology helps deliver effective and safer young drivers on to our roads today through education.  this is supported by verified statistical evidence as shown below.


Mar 12, 2016

The leading road safety charity for young drivers is joining forces with the renowned Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Apr 25, 2015

Gloucester Police and Crime Commissioner Praise Pathfinder...

Nov 14, 2014

"Here’s another great way to prepare teenagers for the road".- Steve Cropley Autocar


"By Using a structured methodology, the programme develops safe attitudes and behaviours while introducing the technical skills of driving. 

James Plaskitt MP (Labour, Warwick & Leamington 1997 - 2010)

"We believe the trainng and experience these young drivers receive will make them safer and more responsible when the reach 17 and take to the public roads"

Inspector Nick Elton, Operations Manager, Road Policing Unit, Wiltshire Police

“It is not about the physical nature of learning how to drive; ....; it is learning more about the consequences of your actions and responsibilities." -Edmund King - President, the AA and Former Executive Director of the RAC Foundation