The National Speed Awareness Course 20 is specific for speeding offences within 20 mile per hour areas. This will allow offenders who have committed the offence of speeding to be offered a course in the area of their choice.

Once a motorist has completed a course they will be ineligible for another course offer if they reoffend within 3 years of the original offence.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you attend a half-day course to help you avoid speeding in future, you will not have to pay the £100 fixed penalty fine. It also means that you will not get the 3 points on your licence.

The courses are held in multiple locations through Dyfed-Powys. If you do  not live in the Dyfed-Powys area, please go Online to view all other areas at

You can book a course Online by going to or by phoning 01267 226479 (phones lines are open between 09.00am and 12.30pm. There is an answer phone facility outside of these times or if phone lines are busy).

Courses are available through the medium of English and Welsh.

There is no test to pass, but you are required to "complete the course in a satisfactory way". This means you must make a positive contribution to the course by participating fully.

Satisfactory completion of the course, which means:

  • Attending all sessions;
  • Completing all course paperwork;
  • Displaying a positive attitude to road safety.

If you do not manage all these requirements, you will be considered to have not completed the course in a satisfactory way.

No, it is a chance to look at some habits that you might have developed,  discuss them with others in a relaxed atmosphere and to explore some good  driving tips with an experienced trainer.

Course Venues

There is limited parking available at the venue and is used entirely at your own risk.

Outside of the Dyfed-Powys Police Area

For information on service providers and venues outside of the Dyfed-Powys police area visit the NDORS Police UK website, or Driver Improvement website.

Further Information

If you have any queries or questions not covered  within this information, please contact:

Dyfed-Powys Police, Police HQ, PO Box 99,  Llangunnor, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire SA31 2PF

Phone: 01267 226479.  (Phone lines are open between 09.00am and 12.30pm. There is an answer phone facility outside of these times or if phone lines are busy).

Client Feedback

Below are examples of feedback received from clients who have previously attended this course:

  • "The course was all good and definitely beneficial.  Excellent knowledge of trainers.  Great delivery of course content."
  • "Raised awareness regarding many issues on road safety and general reminders. Thank you to both trainers on an excellent presentation."
  • "I was glad of the opportunity to do the course completely in Welsh"
  • "Everything was covered in great detail. Ten out of ten!"
  • "All the information provided was beneficial regarding my speed and hazards to be aware of. The trainers were very good and made the course more interesting."
  • "The delivery of the course was excellent. Very interesting and a real opportunity to improve my approach to driving."
  • "The trainers were brilliant.  They took the time to fully explain everything."