Every year thousands of potential new drivers struggle to gain their license due to driving nerves and stress.
It is this that has led to the story behind Confident Drivers which is designed to support both ADIs, nervous drivers and learner drivers to conquer their nerves, control their anxiety and develop confidence on the road.
The website and its resources have been created by husband and wife team Kev and Tracey with some help from hypnotherapist Joline.
Tracey has chosen eight of the most effective stress management techniques and together we have combined our knowledge and experience to apply them to driving anxiety, stress and nerves. We contacted Joline as she has experience helping others to overcome driving anxiety and we loved the sound of her voice on the hypnotherapy audios so knew our users would too.
A subscription to Confident Drivers gives immediate have access to the most effective stress management techniques to give users the best opportunity to overcome driving anxiety and fears. Each technique has its own page with exercises, audio and video files, allowing users to trial and choose the ones that work best for them. One size does not fit all!
Kev and Tracey regularly give talks and presentations to driving instructors on overcoming driving nerves and worries. We also wrote a series of monthly articles in DIA's Driver Trainer journal and have given opinon pieces for mainstream media.
Sept 2023 - Woman Listen Up - The Driving Confidence Podcast is highlighted
July 2023 - TalkTV Live with Vanessa Feltz about a report that female drivers and safer than male drivers
July 2023 - Grazia Life Skills Ask The Expert - Here's how to combat driving anxiety (issue 859)
May 2023 - Our advice Don't Take a Deep Breath is quoted on Glamour website
May 2023 - Kev offers advice on over 70's drivers to ITV News Anglia (see clip below)
Christmas Eve 2022 - Kev is quoted offering advice in INews
December 2022 - Nervous Drivers Calming Kit is mentioned in Prima magazine
Confident Drivers was awarded 2nd place by The Open University for the New Business Challenge 2019 Student Entrepreneurship Competition. Here is a short promo video they created with Tracey about the story behind Confident Drivers.
Take a browse around our blog for articles written to help learner drivers and driving instructors recognise the most common reasons for experiencing driving nerves and confidence issues. Each article offers strategies and suggestions that may help you. Go to our main blog page to view the full range of articles to help.
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