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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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Improved driving instructor qualification tests to launch in December

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has today (1 December 2017) announced that 2 of the 3 tests taken by people qualifying as an approved driving instructor (ADI) will be improved by the end of December 2017. Regulations laid in Parliament today mean that the ADI part 2 (driving ability) test and ADI part

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New driving test changes explained

With Monday 4 December fast approaching, the new driving test changes will soon be coming into action. We’ve produced a video outlining not just the changes being made to the L test but importantly why they are being made. You are welcome to use the video to share with colleagues and pupils on your website or across your social media accounts. CEO

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Examiner Industrial Action starts today – updates and advice

As reported last week driving examiners will commence industrial action today (with work to rule) and are still committed to striking on 4th and 5th December – as the new driving test launches. Members of the Public and Commercial Service union (PCS) are taking action, ostensibly in opposition to the changes to the driving test,

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Driving test changes: making sure you have everything you need

Yesterday (Monday 20 November 2017) marked 2 weeks to go until the driving test changes on 4 December 2017. In September, we sent you a copy of a handbook about the changes. Thank you to everyone who filled in in the recent survey to let us know how prepared you feel you and your pupils

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DVSA publish risk assessments supporting L test changes

Directly refuting claims by one Examiner’s union that elements of the new driving test could put Examiners at risk, yesterday the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency published a letter of reassurance to stakeholders, accompanied by an independent risk assessment report which supports the changes. The Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), one of the largest unions

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