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DVSA online services: 13 December 2018

The following services will be unavailable on GOV.UK from 6pm until midnight tonight (Thursday 13 December 2018): book and manage driving tests find driving schools, lessons and instructors use ADI services (such as renewing or updating your registration) check your Driver CPC training hours record any Driver CPC training you provide record delegated driving test details You’ll still

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DVSA online services: 11 December 2018

The following services will be unavailable on GOV.UK from 6pm until midnight tonight (Tuesday 11 December 2018): book and manage driving tests find driving schools, lessons and instructors use ADI services (such as renewing or updating your registration) check your Driver CPC training hours record any Driver CPC training you provide record delegated driving test details You’ll still

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Driving test changes in 2017: one year on

One year ago to the day, the DVSA changed the UK driving test to incorporate more real-life driving, in a bid to ensure new drivers have the skills they need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving. Today, they released a report summarising the research that was carried out to monitor the impact that

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Theory Test Service development

The theory test is a critical part of ensuring that those individuals driving on the road are qualified to do so. DVSA are currently working to develop the theory test. They want to understand what trainers think of the theory test and how it may be improved in the future. Please take a moment of your

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DVSA announce changes to driving test timings

To make sure driving examiners have enough time dedicated to their training and development, DVSA have announced that from 10 October 2018, they will be changing the testing schedules for driving examiners on one day a week. The change has been proposed to help DVSA to deliver a better service to customers and provide more

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Changes to the Theory Test to be introduced

The driving Theory Test questions are changing to make the test more accessible for everyone, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced. The agency have teamed up with the British Dyslexia Association, the British Deaf Association and other stakeholders to make the test more accessible for candidates. The revised questions in the theory

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Examiners prescribed tablets

DVSA have published their digital strategy for 2018 to 2022, which sets out their plans as they work to become a digitally enabled organisation.   In the paper, published this week, DVSA indicated how they plan to better meet the needs of all their users and stakeholders. To help meet the needs of ADI’s the digital

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DVSA celebrates driver and rider testing services

Gareth Llewellyn, DVSA Chief Executive, released a report, commissioned to showcase the excellent services and support DVSA staff and examiners provide in celebration of their commitment and passion in helping people through a lifetime of safe driving. Find a link to the report here.

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Booking your standards check online

From 3 April 2018, you’ll be able to book your standards check on GOV.UK. When your standards check is due, the DVSA will send you a reminder letter. You’ll then need to book your standards check online within 14 working days. You’ll get a link to the online booking system in your letter, so you can

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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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