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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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DIA Christmas opening hours

Should you need anything over the Christmas period our opening hours will be: Monday 25th December 2017: Closed (Bank Holiday) Tuesday 26th December 2017: Closed (Bank Holiday) Wednesday 27th December 2017: 10.00 – 5.00pm Thursday 28th December 2017: 10.00 – 5.00pm Friday 29th December 2017: 10.00 – 5.00pm Monday 1st January 2018: Closed (Bank Holiday) Tuesday 2nd January 2018: 8.00 – 5.00pm

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Sutton driving test centre: relocation

Sutton driving test centre (Helena House) has now closed. A new test centre will open on Metcalfe Avenue on Tuesday 2 January 2018.  Queen Elizabeth Mobility Services  1 Metcalfe Avenue Carshalton SM5 4AW View a map

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DVSA release report on recent motorcycle training consultation

Last year, between 30 December 2016 and the 17 February 2017, the DVSA held a consultation on proposals to improve the way that motorcycle training works in Great Britain. After receiving over 2,200 responses to the consultation, the DVSA have reported that the proposals were strongly supported by the motorcycle industry. The government has decided

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Mitcham driving test centre: temporary relocation

Mitcham driving test centre will be temporarily closed for Module 2 bike tests due to roadworks on Beddington Lane. Module 1 bike tests will not be affected and will continue as normal. The last day of testing for Module 2 bike tests at the current site will be on Saturday 6 January 2018 and it will reopen

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