DVLA has issued a statement after widespread criticism of its apparent change in policy for drivers with autistic spectrum disorder. Previously, the policy stated that drivers must tell the DVLA if they have an autistic spectrum disorder only if it “affects your driving”. That wording recently changed, and was put in a separate paragraph warning
The way you qualify to become an ORDIT trainer is changing. ADIs can join the voluntary official register of driving instructor training (ORDIT), run by the DVSA, if you want to train driving instructors. Joining the register allows you to: prove you meet the DVSA standard to provide high-quality training advertise yourself as a DVSA ORDIT trainer have your details added to
Mitcham driving test centre closed temporarily in February while they evicted travellers who had moved onto the road leading to the site. This work has now finished and Mitcham driving test centre will reopen for testing on Monday 25 February 2019. DVSA thank you for your patience whilst they dealt with this.
Some DVSA online services will be unavailable from 6:00pm until midnight on Tuesday 12 February 2019. DVSA are working to modernise their data networks to ensure their systems continue to run smoothly. The work is part of DVSA’s digital strategy that is providing world-class digital services and helping everyone stay safe on Britain’s roads. Please
Mitcham driving test centre has closed temporarily while work continues to evict travellers who have moved on to the road leading to the site. We will let you know as soon as the car and motorcycle test centre reopens. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Alternative car driving test locationsCroydon driving test centre111 Canterbury RoadCroydonCR0
Driver2020 is a real-world trial of interventions designed to help newly-qualified drivers improve their skills and safety when they begin driving post-test. The research project has now launched. It forms part of the Government’s Road Safety Strategy, first mentioned in the 2015 Road Safety Statement. The research is being led by TRL (Transport Research Laboratory)
DVSA’s latest blog provides an update on their trial of text messages to prepare learner drivers for taking their tests. Earlier this month, DVSA announced that they were to send out text messages to learner drivers, either encouraging or asking them whether they feel confident and are ready to take their test. They plan to