The Gloucestershire Driving Instructors' Association

Run by ADIs like you, for ADIs like you

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Upcoming Events with the GDIA !

ADI-led general discussu

Meetings are held for a 7.30pm start at the Churchdown Club function room, unless otherwise listed. 

(new venue from February 2016).

 Church Road
 GL3 2ER

Car park to the rear of the building ; on-road parking also available adjacent to 'Old Elm' pub

(entrance to the right of the front of the building, the function room is accessed via the righthand corridor as you enter)



Tuesday January 30th at 7:30pm  ~ AGM

Tuesday April 9th at 7:30pm ~ ADI-led general discussion (various topics)

Tuesday June 25th at 7:30pm ~ AT SKILLZONE Tuffley Glos ~ Presentation by the Fire Service driver trainers






Tuesday January 24th  at 7:30pm  ~  AGM

Tuesday March 21st at 7:30pm ~ Mock tests

Tuesday May 30th at 7:30pm ~ ADI-led discussion on roundabouts, lanes, signs, signalling, satnav

Tuesday September 19th at 7pm ~ Invited guest speaker from Gloucestershire Highways

Tuesday November 21st at 7:30pm ~ Creating independence




Tuesday January 18th at 7pm ~  AGM

Tuesday March 8th at 8pm ~  At the Churchdown Club function room ~ Q&A with LTCM Anita Daldry

Tuesday June  21st at 8pm ~  At the Churchdown Club function room ~ Discussing parking manoeuvres (ADI-led)

Tuesday September 27th at 7pm ~ Skill Zone (Tuffley, GL4 0AS, accessed via Tuffley Lane, or southbound sliproad off A38)   ~  DVSA representative (Sue Robertson, Gloucestershire regional officer) & Bev Campbell (ADI Examiner) & Anita Daldry (LTCM)

Tuesday November 29th at 7pm ~  At the Churchdown Club function room ~ How personalities can affect driving




Thursday January 14th at 7pm ~ ONLINE (webcall via emailed invite)  ~  AGM

Tuesday October 19th at 7pm ~ At the Churchdown Club function room  ~  Mindfulness & Driver Training & Driving, with ADI Sandra Harper




Tuesday January 21st  ~  AGM

|| CANCELLED [Covid19] || Tuesday March 24th ~ ADI-led discussion forum

|| CANCELLED [Covid19] || Tuesday May 21st   ~  A presentation on personality & behaviour, led by a DIA Trainer

|| CANCELLED [Covid19] || --  July ~  Possible group meeting and/or social event  --- TBC

|| CANCELLED [Covid19] || Tuesday September 15th  ~ A presentation by Marmalade Insurance 

|| CANCELLED  [Covid19] ||  Tuesday November 10th   ~  TBC




Tuesday January 29th  ~  AGM

Tuesday March 26th ~ Understanding the Driving Licence, a presentation by ADI Ken Buchanan

Tuesday May 7th  ~  'Road Maintenance', a presentation by Highways England

---  July ~  Possible social event  --- TBC

Tuesday September 17th ~ Temporary Traffic Light Management, a presentation by Forest Systems

Tuesday November 19th  ~  A Q&A with Anita Daldry, Test Centre Manager for Gloucester & Cheltenham




Tuesday 23rd January  ~  AGM plus a Q&A (New Test) with the Test Centre Manager

Tuesday March 20th ~ Merging lanes & fast-road driving

Tuesday May 15th  ~  Lessons - a general discussion about lesson content and structure

---  July ~  Possible social event  ---

Tuesday September 18th ~ Teaching the Disabled

Tuesday November 13th  ~  A review by the DVSA [venue SKILLZONE Tuffley GL4 0DT] 




Tuesday 17th January  ~  AGM

Tuesday 21st March  ~  Proposed changes to the Practical Test - A DVSA presentation [venue SKILLZONE GL4 0DT]

Tuesday 23rd May  ~ Discussing the forthcoming Practical Test changes

Tuesday 4th July ~#~ S O C I A L ~#~ Skittle Night at the Skittle Alley, Churchdown Club

     :: This event will be FREE ::

Tuesday 5th September ~ Understanding Motorways

Tuesday 14th November ~ Discussing the new Practical Test