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National Lockdown Update

England, mainland Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are in national lockdowns. Driver training and testing is suspended until restrictions are lifted.

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The Driving Instructors Association is the leading provider of CPD to driver education and training professionals. We offer a diverse and affordable range of training and events.

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Driver Trainer is the magazine and online news resource of the Driving Instructors Association. It features all the breaking stories that matter most to the driving industry, as well as in-depth articles, expert opinion, car reviews and more.

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Here you will find information on the wide range of benefits you can enjoy as a member of the DIA, the UK’s largest membership body for driver and rider trainers, as well as how to join.

Training

The Driving Instructors Association is the leading provider of CPD to driver education and training professionals. We offer a diverse and affordable range of training and events.

Driver Trainer

Driver Trainer is the magazine and online news resource of the Driving Instructors Association. It features all the breaking stories that matter most to the driving industry, as well as in-depth articles, expert opinion, car reviews and more.

The Driving Instructors Association is the largest professional membership body for driver and rider trainers in the UK

The DIA offers support, advice, professional development and training, lobbying and representation to trainers working across all vehicle and licence categories. A globally respected source of advice and expertise on driver education, we work with driver trainers and road safety professionals across the world to develop driving standards. We offer a wide range of benefits for our members, including professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

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Mortgage holidays extended by three months

Homeowners struggling financially due to COVID-19 can extend their mortgage payment holiday for a further three months, or cut payments.

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NASP publishes new guidance for driver and rider trainers

NASP has published updated guidance for driver and rider trainers as lockdown starts to ease, and there is the potential of returning to a wider level of training by the start of July.

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Initial response from DIA on the government’s position on returning to work

Our CEO Carly Brookfield says that any decision to return to on-road training needs to be carefully evaluated with all risks considered.

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DIA develops key worker register

The DIA has developed a register for driver and rider trainers who are conducting training for key workers.

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Easter opening hours

Should you need anything over the Easter weekend, our opening …

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NASP guidance for training critical workers

NASP has put together some guidance if you have customers who are granted a critical worker practical test with the DVSA.

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