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Isleworth driving test centre: relocation

The driving test centre at Worton Hall will close on Friday 4 May 2018. A new test centre will open at The Wireless Factory on Thursday 14 May 2018. Tests are now available to book Venue Details Isleworth driving test centre Unit 8 The Wireless Factory Fleming Way Isleworth TW7 6DB

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Enfield LGV Test Centre: temporary closure

Enfield LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) test centre has been closed while DVSA worked to evict a group of travellers who were living on the site. The group have now been moved, and a large clean up of the site has started. We’ll keep you informed as soon as the test centre reopens. Alternative test locations Yeading Cygnet Way, Willow

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EXCLUSIVE: DVSA responds to DIA concerns on safeguarding sanctions announcement

In response to widespread concern within the ADI community in reaction to the announcement last weekend of new sanctions for ADIs found to be engaged in sexually inappropriate relationship, (or found guilty of other serious safeguarding breaches), DIA has urged DVSA to address the lack of balance in their original press announcement and to reassure

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DIA challenges DVSA single track tack on safeguarding issues

The Driving Instructors Association has expressed concern at DVSA’s handling of the communication of a new policy focused on safeguarding in the sector – and is furthermore challenging the agency on whether an enforcement only approach, predominantly focused on one single element of safeguarding, is the most effective way of ‘stepping up’ safeguards for pupils

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DVSA sat nav guidance: 2 months since L test changes

Almost 2 months on since the driving test changes were implemented, DVSA’s Chief Driving Examiner, Lesley Young, has published a blog post sharing some of the feedback received so far from driving examiners, learner drivers and driving instructors. Early feedback indicates that candidates feel better prepared for driving on their own as a result of

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Job vacancy: DIA Training Assistant

A great opportunity to join the DIA team! DIA is the UK’s largest professional association for driver and rider trainers, and the leading provider of training events and continuing professional development (CPD) programme to the driver education profession. Our ADI helpdesk is always busy with calls from DIA members needing help, guidance and support with

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DVSA survey: national standards for driving and riding

The DVSA need your help to improve how easy it is to find and use the national standards for driving and riding. You just need to fill in a short survey – it takes around 5 minutes to do. The survey will ask you questions about how aware you are of the national standards for

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NASP updates guidelines for training on motorways

Learners need to understand how motorways work and that they are the safest of our roads as only 4% of crashes happen on motorways and account for just 5% of all fatalities. When they do occur however they tend to be serious because of the speeds involved. There are different rules that apply on motorways.

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Driving test changes: how prepared were your pupils?

The DVSA are sending surveys out to anyone who has recently taken the new driving test, whether they passed or failed. The survey will include questions on how well prepared they felt for taking the new test. This feedback is essential to let DVSA know what it did well and what it could improve for the future.

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Consultation on remote control parking and motorway assist

On 19 December 2017, the Department for Transport launched a consultation on plans to amend regulations and the Highway Code. The consultation asks for your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code, which would allow the use of remote control parking and motorway assist. These changes will help us safely take advantage of the

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