Drivexcel is a Norfolk based advanced and defensive driver training organisation specialising in low-cost driver risk assessments for employers to comply with their and Health & Safety obligations. Instructors are highly trained exclusively ex-police officers. Cost from just £65 + VAT they take just 90 minutes and cause minimal disruption. Individual courses also tailored for young drivers, phobic drivers, new drivers and those seeking to improve fuel economy. We are based near Norwich but cover the whole of East Anglia, including Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire as well as Lincolnshire. We cover towns and cities such as Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Kings Lynn, Thetford, Cromer, Sheringham, Wymondham, Attleborough, Aylsham, Dereham, Swaffham, Fakenham, Acle, Long Stratton, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Bungay, beccles, Cambridge, Wisbech, Peterborough, Ely, Chelmsford, Southend, Maldon, Billericay, Colchester, Lincoln, Grantham, Skegness and Boston. We can offer defensive driver tuition to advanced level in the whole of the UK. We teach the British Police advanced driving system based on the famous Roadcraft manual. This system has been taught to generations of police advanced drivers and all our instructors former British police traffic officers trained to this standard. We also offer driver training in skid avoidance and control

  • Driver risk assessments Norfolk
  • Employee risk assessments Norfolk
  • Defensive driving Norfolk
  • Advanced driving Norfolk
  • Phobic driving course
  • Young driver courses
  • New driver courses
  • Exclusively ex-police instructors
  • Skid avoidance
  • Skid control
  • Roadcraft police advanced driving instructors
  • Advanced driving tuition in Norfolk
  • Advanced driving tuition Suffolk
  • Advanced driving tuition Essex
  • Advanced driving tuition Cambridgeshire
  • Health & Safety Executive Driving at Work regulations
  • Skidpan
  • Arrowhead technique
  • Vanishing point technique
  • Limit point technique
  • Economic driving
  • Driving for fuel economy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Training for driving fears & phobias
  • Safe Driving coaching

    Exclusively ex-police traffic officers providing driving excellence at minimum cost.  Service providers to government, local authority, charities, the hospice movement, national and local companies

    “Duty of Care” employee driver risk assessment, defensive driving development, help for driving anxiety, fear, phobia and trauma

    Practical help for driving-related fear, anxiety and phobia

    We provide our own “on-the-road” Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for clients suffering from driving-related fear.  CBT is widely recognised as one of the most successful treatments for phobia.  The results can be dramatic and rapid.

    Provided personally by our principal Mike Weatherstone, a highly skilled ex-police traffic officer who is qualified in CBT, specialising in driving-related phobia, and fully insured.  A one day session is often sufficient to get you well on the way to recovery and driving happily again.  

    It equips you with all that you need to self-treat from then on and includes a copy of How to Successfully Treat and Overcome Driving Phobia by Yourself”

    He is often consulted by documentary makers and has advised on the subject on BBC radio.


    See this link for latest interview in “Daily Telegraph” Weekend section 6th August 2016

    Please call (01508) 488181 to see whether CBT can help you.

    Mike’s highly acclaimed book on driving phobia “How to Successfully Treat and Overcome Driving Phobia by Yourself”  is available direct from the author in a variety of formats.

     Please click on this link to order

     E-book at just £9.99 + VAT or on Kindle

    Defensive driver development for private clients

    We help drivers of all ages and experience to develop their full potential in defensive driving techniques, using the police “Roadcraft” system.


    Courses can be tailored to any particular needs, such as young or new driver, experienced but looking to the next level, night driving and so on.

    PLEASE NOTE:  We do not teach learner drivers and all courses are for holders of a full licence only.

    Low-cost “on-the-road” driver risk assessments for employers

    Driver risk assessments  using only ex-police traffic officers for your employees who drive as part of their work.  Designed to meet your “Duty of Care” obligation under health & safety legislation.

    We offer a unique and completely free “Try Before You Buy” sample assessment for the director, manager or employee of your choice to demonstrate the quality and value for money of what we do.


    Goup Talks and slideshows on defensive driving

    Can you get a group together at work or in your free time for a fascinating talk and slideshow on defensive driving strategies?  

    Be prepared to be amazed at the simple techniques you can easily adopt that will make a massive improvement to your safety on the road.

    These techniques are rarely, if ever, taught by driving instructors - most of whom are completely unaware of them.  They will quite simply change the way you drive for ever.

    The Driving Phobia Book