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The Driving Instructors Association is the largest professional membership body for driver and rider trainers in the UK

The DIA offers support, advice, professional development and training, lobbying and representation to trainers working across all vehicle and licence categories. A globally respected source of advice and expertise on driver education, we work with driver trainers and road safety professionals across the world to develop driving standards. We offer a wide range of benefits for our members, including professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

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Here you will find information on the wide range of benefits you can enjoy as a member of the DIA, the UK’s largest membership body for driver and rider trainers, as well as how to join.


The Driving Instructors Association is the leading provider of CPD to driver education and training professionals. We offer a diverse and affordable range of training and events.

Driver Trainer

Driver Trainer is the magazine and online news resource of the Driving Instructors Association. It features all the breaking stories that matter most to the driving industry, as well as in-depth articles, expert opinion, car reviews and more.

Latest NEWS and Updates

DriverTrainer 2020 Issue02

Driver Trainer | Issue Two 2020

There’s a lot of change afoot (or should that be awheel?). From April, the theory test will use video clips instead of written case studies. These aim to make the test more accessible, particularly for people with learning disabilities, reading difficulties and developmental conditions. DVSA has also published new versions of the driver’s record. It …

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Coronavirus advice

The risk of catching coronavirus (COVID-19) is currently rated as low, according to the government. However, it is important to be aware of the official guidance for businesses, which we have outlined

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Role of Social Media

With social media continuing to dominant its impact on our daily lives, it has become a key tool to market not only our business, but also ourselves.

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