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DVSA online services: 13 December 2018

The following services will be unavailable on GOV.UK from 6pm until midnight tonight (Thursday 13 December 2018): book and manage driving tests find driving schools, lessons and instructors use ADI services (such as renewing or updating your registration) check your Driver CPC training hours record any Driver CPC training you provide record delegated driving test details You’ll still

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DVSA online services: 11 December 2018

The following services will be unavailable on GOV.UK from 6pm until midnight tonight (Tuesday 11 December 2018): book and manage driving tests find driving schools, lessons and instructors use ADI services (such as renewing or updating your registration) check your Driver CPC training hours record any Driver CPC training you provide record delegated driving test details You’ll still

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Opening hours: Christmas and New Year

Should you need anything over the Christmas period, our opening hours will be as follows: Friday 14th December 2018: 8.00 – 4.00pm Monday 24th December 2018: Closed Tuesday 25th December 2018: Closed Wednesday 26th December 2018: Closed Thursday 27th December 2018: 10.00 – 4.00pm Friday 28th December 2018: 10.00 – 4.00pm Monday 31st December 2018: Closed Tuesday 1st January 2019: Closed Wednesday 2nd January 2019: 8.00am – 6.00pm

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Driving test changes in 2017: one year on

One year ago to the day, the DVSA changed the UK driving test to incorporate more real-life driving, in a bid to ensure new drivers have the skills they need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving. Today, they released a report summarising the research that was carried out to monitor the impact that

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Highway Code changes for automated vehicle technology

Highway Code rules 149, 150, 160 and 239 have been updated to provide more detailed advice on safely using remote control parking and motorway assist functions. This follows a consultation by the Department for Transport held in 2016 about using advanced driver assistance systems and automated vehicle technologies while driving. See the full rules changes to

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Power and weight limit increase for motorcycle test bikes

The DVSA is changing the rules for bikes eligible to be used for the category A full motorcycle test. From 31 December 2018: The minimum engine power requirement for large motorcycles (category A) will increase from 40 Kilowatt (kW) to 50kW A minimum kerb weight of 180kg will be introduced Motorcycles affected by this change

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Learners on motorways – Highways England regional control centre visits

It is nearly 6 months since learner drivers were first allowed to drive on motorways accompanied by approved driving instructors. As a part of the law change, Highways England has also been trialling a project that aims to develop closer links with the ADI community through a programme of visits to their network of regional

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Theory Test Service development

The theory test is a critical part of ensuring that those individuals driving on the road are qualified to do so. DVSA are currently working to develop the theory test. They want to understand what trainers think of the theory test and how it may be improved in the future. Please take a moment of your

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DVSA booking system unavailable: 27 November 2018

Some online services won’t be available on Tuesday 27 November 2018 from midnight to 5pm to allow system maintenance to take place. On GOV.UK, you won’t be able to: book or manage CPC module 4 slots book or manage MMA (motorcycle manoeuvring area) practice slots Booking slot ‘opening days’ If your local test centre ‘opening

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Hazard perception test now features more weather conditions

DVSA has announced changes to the hazard perception test for cars, to help improve road safety. Twenty-three new CGI clips have been added into the driving theory test to simulate adverse weather conditions including: Snow Wind Fog and rain There will also be clips showing the type of low-level lighting experienced at dusk and dawn. The

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