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Pull up on the right proving to be the right move?

Pupil performance in managing riskier manoeuvres has improved since this was introduced to the Category B test last December. Latest test statistics show that driving faults for moving away safely have reduced by 3.4%. This indicates candidates now have greater awareness of the risk of moving away from the side of the road and understand how

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Collingwood Insurance wins at Insurance Choice Awards

Collingwood Insurance Services UK Ltd have won the 2018 Insurance Choice Award for Best Specialist Insurance Provider. The Insurance Choice Awards are voted for by customers. Winners are chosen based on feedback received from over 24,000 customers who rate their insurance on the level of service received. Collingwood Insurance CEO Steve Welton said: “We are

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DVSA announce changes to driving test timings

To make sure driving examiners have enough time dedicated to their training and development, DVSA have announced that from 10 October 2018, they will be changing the testing schedules for driving examiners on one day a week. The change has been proposed to help DVSA to deliver a better service to customers and provide more

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Free stand at our National Conference in November

Are you a driver or rider trainer with a product or service you want to market to fellow trainers? We want to help trainers grow their businesses – in whatever direction you’re driving it. So, if you want to promote what you do to an engaged and core audience of professional trainers, come along to

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Online hub to help learner drivers ahead of law change

Learning to drive and want to boost your confidence and driving skills on a motorway? Then why not prove it by testing your skills on a free online driving hub. The DrivingHub is being launched to help people improve learner drivers’ safety awareness in the run up to a law change on June 4. The

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DIA GDPR Guide 2018

Data protection law has changed. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU). Any company, big or small, will need to

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How MOT changes will affect the driving test

From Monday 4 June 2018 you won’t be able to use vehicles (except motorcycles) for practical driving tests if they: are displaying an engine malfunction indicator lamp (MIL), or a MIL that doesn’t work, or have inoperative reversing lights (if the vehicle was first used after 1 September 2009) This is in line with the

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Changes to the Theory Test to be introduced

The driving Theory Test questions are changing to make the test more accessible for everyone, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced. The agency have teamed up with the British Dyslexia Association, the British Deaf Association and other stakeholders to make the test more accessible for candidates. The revised questions in the theory

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Examiners prescribed tablets

DVSA have published their digital strategy for 2018 to 2022, which sets out their plans as they work to become a digitally enabled organisation.   In the paper, published this week, DVSA indicated how they plan to better meet the needs of all their users and stakeholders. To help meet the needs of ADI’s the digital

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DVLA Digital Services new vehicle enquiry service now live

DVLA’s online vehicle enquiry service, ‘Check if a vehicle is taxed and has an MOT’ has now reached live status! Try it out for yourself here. While the service is fully up and running, DVLA Digital Services are continuing to add new features and improve the user experience. Please don’t hesitate to provide feedback to help them build

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