In this month’s Driver Trainer, our CEO Carly Brookfield deals with the issue of pricing. What are you worth and what should you be charging? We answer your most common questions about PPE, COVID-19 and the return to testing and training. Olivia Baldock-Ward looks at easy-to-make mistakes that could invalidate your car insurance and Jim Whalen discusses the importance of setting learning goals for your pupils.
The DIA has received numerous phone calls concerning problems with the booking procedure for driving tests. We have been pressing DVSA for solutions to this and feedback.
DIA warns pupils not to leap to soon to reschedule their driving test because if they fail, they should expect a long wait for a retest.
In this month’s magazine, Carly Brookfield gives us her tips for rebuilding your business, as well as providing an overview of risk management. It’s always useful to put yourself in your learners’ shoes to understand how they feel. Liam Greaney did this by learning to drive a powerboat (pre-lockdown). He talks about his experience and what it taught him about driving instruction.
Elsewhere, Jim Whalen takes us through an emerging lesson, Howard Redwood’s fleet series continues with licence checks and John Hutchings tells us the process he went through to become an LGV trainer.
Test and Trace (Car) Regrettably there was an important error in the DVSA briefing packs with regards to Test & Trace. This has now been amended. In summary Slide 10 updated to:Test & Trace If a driving test candidate or driving examiner develops symptoms in the days after a test, the NHS Test and Trace
All theory tests in Scotland and Wales up to and including 14 July have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Theory tests for critical workers in Scotland and Wales will still go ahead. DVSA will continue to keep the situation under review in line with government advice in the respective countries and will
The Government announced on 29 June that Leicester and surrounding areas are in lockdown following an increase in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Which areas are affectedRead the government statement on the areas affected and the restrictions that have been put in place pending a review from 18 July. What this means to youThe local lockdown means that
NASP has produced an updated set of guidelines, taking into account the latest briefing from DVSA on the resumption of testing and training. We will work to expand on these for rider and vocational trainers where applicable. Download the guidelines here: https://mcusercontent.com/f9cc720eee8c4047ef8ac2ce3/files/aa18fff8-e0a0-4436-8dbc-983dc7a6a4b3/NASP_Guidelines_on_driver_trainers_safely_returning_to_work_2nd_July_2020_Final_T_T.pdf