Welcome to the world of
your interest - pleasure driving or competing, singles,
pairs or multiples - The British
Driving Society is here to help and encourage you.
Support Officers are on hand to give you guidance and the BDS has a panel of qualified
instructors throughout the country and we run a
which is respected world-wide as a basis for safe driving. Look at your local
area website, below, for further details.
Website updated on
Monday 30 March 2015
NOMINATIONS FOR COUNCIL
Are your views being represented?
The BDS Council of 12 members, manages and administers the BDS and they are your voice, so this is your chance to nominate someone who will reflect your views.
All BDS members over 18 years old can nominate a member. As a proposer, you will be asked to give details of your candidate for the voting paper, explaining why they would be an effective member. If more than four nominations are received, these voting papers will then be circulated with the Autumn newsletter. The person you nominate must be willing to attend Council meetings, normally held four times a year, and take an active part in the work involved.
The Brian Sims BDS Junior Driving
This year our prestigious Scholarship will be held
at Springbridge Stables near Willoughby Waterleys in Leicestershire on
Tuesday August 4th, followed by ďA Day to RememberĒ for all those that
have taken part, together with the Presentation to the winning students
at The Royal Mews in London at a later date.
The qualifying age groups are 10-14 and 15 -18 with the winner of each
age group being awarded a prize of £500 Training Bursary.
There is also an additional award for the best
driver, the Barbara Stoddart Trophy and a Certificate and trophy (kindly
presented by Mr Ian Townsend) for the Best Portfolios in each age
We hope that Young Drivers from all parts of the
country will take part and will have taken note of the Guidelines shown
on the Young Drivers pages of the main BDS website.
Application Form 2015
ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW
CHAMPAGNE LAURENT-PERRIER MEET OF THE BRITISH DRIVING SOCIETY
Sunday 17 May
Entries should be sent direct to Royal Windsor Horse Show and not
the BDS office.
**Entries close 30 March 2015**
For a schedule, entry form & more information visit
BDS Head Office
has now moved
Church Street, Wingfield,
All communication to be sent to the Secretary, Mrs. T. Styles
Parker, BDS President
To read the letter click
would ask you all to continue to lobby your MP regarding VOSA's
interpretation of the driving regulations. Please use the latest
For further information please read the article on page 4
of the Horse and Hound 2nd April 2009 edition or go on their web
If you have been stopped by a VOSA inspector the
BDS and Horse & Hound would like to hear about it. Email
email@example.com with brief details
of the incident.
BDS REGISTER OF
COMMERCIAL HARNESS HORSE OPERATORS
Due to the
concerns of a number of BDS memberís contacting the BDS Office, Council have
recommended that the British Driving Society start a register of Commercial
read the full details of Registration and to download an application form
for the commercial register.