March 7, 2019

Valentines Day Meeting for NASP & DVSA

The regular stakeholder meeting between NASP and DVSA took place in Nottingham last month (14th February) and discussions focused on a number of important issues and […]
March 1, 2019

Changes to ORDIT register

In May 2018, announced they would be making changes to the way the ORDIT scheme works. They are making these changes on 1 April 2019, and […]
February 21, 2019

MSA GB confirms Collingwood Learner Driver Insurance as Conference Awards sponsors

MSA GB are pleased to confirm the awards ceremony that will take place just before lunch at this year’s national conference in Nottingham on Saturday 16th […]
February 18, 2019

Drink drive deaths at highest level since 2009

Provisional estimates for 2017 show that between 240 and 330 people were killed in accidents in Great Britain where at least one driver was over the […]
January 17, 2019

Driving Instructors; Nottingham Trent University need you

The Transport Research in Psychology Group (TRiP), based at, Nottingham Trent University are looking for driving instructors to help with a research study. They are developing […]
January 17, 2019

Driver 2020 – how you can help

DRIVER 2020 is a real-world trial of interventions to help newly-qualified drivers improve their skills and safety when they begin driving post-test. It forms part of the […]
December 28, 2018

OBE for former Chief Driving Examiner

Former DVSA Chief Driving Examiner Lesley Young has been recognised for her outstanding achievements in the 2019 New Year’s Honours. She has been awarded an OBE […]
December 17, 2018

Toll free Severn provides festive boost for communities and business

UK Government brings an end to over half a century of charging. Drivers can travel for free across both the Prince of Wales and original Severn […]
December 14, 2018

Christmas THINK! road safety campaign released.

THINK! Campaign urges young men to stop their friends drink-driving Don’t let your mates drink and drive – that’s the message for young men in this […]
December 13, 2018

DfT publish guidance on the use of Segway’s and other Powered transporters

Picture: Virgin Experience Days a Segway Thrill for Two (off road) First Published in 2015  the Department for Transport have updated their advice on the use […]
December 7, 2018

Driving tests: last date to change or cancel tests during Christmas and New Year

The table shows the last date to change or cancel theory test or practical driving test. If changes or cancellations are made after the date shown, […]
December 7, 2018

DfT Road Safety Newsletter

DfT have published the December issue of their Road Safety Newsletter.   This newsletter has been written for the benefit of those working in the road safety field or […]
December 4, 2018

New test prepares learners for real life driving

More than 80% of young drivers feel prepared for real life driving following the introduction of the new test last year, DVSA has announced today (4 […]
November 30, 2018

Government publishes £1.2 billion plan to increase cycling and walking

Cycling and walking investment strategy released. The government has published its £1.2 billion long-term plan to make cycling and walking the natural choice for shorter journeys. The […]
November 30, 2018

Highway Code: rule changes for automated vehicle technology

Today Highway Code rules 149, 150, 160 and 239 have been updated to provide more detailed advice on safely using remote control parking and motorway assist functions. […]
November 22, 2018

DVSA online services not available next Tuesday

Some DVSA online services will be unavailable on Tuesday 27 November 2018 from midnight to 5pm to allow system maintenance to take place. On GOV.UK you […]
November 21, 2018

Theory test delivery survey

To help inform DVSA’s considerations around how the theory test could be delivered more effectively in the future they would be grateful if you would participate […]
November 19, 2018

Driving Theory Test changes to improve road safety

To help improve road safety, an update to the hazard perception test, taken by learner drivers as part of their theory test, has been announced by […]
November 16, 2018

Southampton theory test centre: relocation

Southampton theory test centre will close on 12 December 2018. A new theory test centre will open at Anglo City House on 20 December 2018. Venue details 2nd Floor South Suite […]
November 5, 2018

ADI survey: raising awareness to improve road sharing with cyclists

The Department for Transport has provided funding to increase ADI awareness of cycling when preparing drivers for sharing the road with cyclists. This online survey has […]
November 2, 2018

A change of gear

Photo: Carol & John Lepine with their daughters Claire & Karen – Buckingham Palace 1991 MSA GB would like to announce that John & Carol Lepine, the […]
October 19, 2018

NASP/DVSA Meeting Reports – October 1st/ October 2nd 2018

NASP/DVSA Meeting Reports – October 1st/ October 2nd 2018 At the beginning of October the National Associations Strategic Partnership held meetings to discuss key industry developments […]
September 27, 2018

Reported road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2017

Personal injury accident statistics on public roads in Great Britain for 2017. Below is a summary of the figures the full report can be found here.
August 14, 2018

Ecodriving Train-the-Trainer Courses for ADIs

The Energy Saving Trust will be hosting an ADI Train-the-Trainer course in Exeter on Friday 28th September. These are one-day courses, running from 9.30am to approximately […]
July 31, 2018

Government kick-starts work on Future of Mobility Grand Challenge

New plans could be the start of an exciting and profound change in how people, goods and services move around the country. A wave of electric […]
July 25, 2018

DfT Inclusive Transport Strategy published

DfT has today (25 July) published its Inclusive Transport Strategy. The strategy sets out how DfT is helping to make transport fully accessible for all passengers […]
July 21, 2018

Happy Birthday Driving Test Success

“In 2018, Driving Test Success is celebrating 21 years of providing Theory Test revision material to the learner driver industry. To create a buzz, they are […]
July 19, 2018

Take part in a new CBT pilot

DVSA are working in partnership with Highways England, Road Safety Analysis and Driving Research Ltd to pilot 3 new ways of delivering Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) […]
July 17, 2018

Government launches Road to Zero Strategy to lead the world in zero emission vehicle technology

The government has confirmed its ambition to see at least half of new cars to be ultra low emission by 2030 as part of plans to […]
July 6, 2018

Logistics Trainer – Harlow

July 6, 2018

Changes to the DT1: checking for MOT and tax

July 2, 2018

Driving instructors to receive bespoke training in a pilot scheme launched by Cycling Minister Jesse Norman

June 11, 2018

Drink drivers face swifter justice with new roadside breathalysers

May 25, 2018

How MOT changes will affect the driving test

May 23, 2018

Julie Lennard appointed Chief Executive of DVLA

May 18, 2018

New Chief Driving Examiner

April 24, 2018

Are you ready for the Motorway?

April 6, 2018

NASP REPORT March 2018

April 6, 2018

44% of 17 to 20-year olds in England say that the cost is their reason for not learning to drive

April 5, 2018

Scotland: fixed penalty notices for road traffic offences

March 21, 2018

MOT rule changes from 20 May 2018

March 8, 2018

New women ADIs smarter than men!

March 2, 2018

Tens of thousands of drivers get increased fines for using mobiles at wheel

March 1, 2018

Learner drivers will be allowed on motorways with fully qualified ADIs in a dual controlled car as from Monday 4th June

March 1, 2018

DVSA Formal Notification

February 22, 2018

DVSA Head of Policy and Chief Driving Examiner Lesley Young said:

February 19, 2018

NASP respond to DVSA Safeguarding statement

February 19, 2018

MSA GB statement concerning the DVSA steps to protect learner drivers

February 19, 2018

NASP launch a survey of driver trainer’s opinions on the new driving test

February 11, 2018

Fake News or an important Road Safety Announcement?

February 1, 2018

Seeking help with Spanish Research

January 31, 2018

New ways to report road accidents to the police

January 29, 2018

2 months since the driving test changed

January 23, 2018

Consultation DRAFT Response

January 22, 2018

Get MOT reminders

January 19, 2018

Self Assessment made easy

January 19, 2018

Help DVSA improve the national standards for driving and riding

January 18, 2018

First MOT test to remain at 3 years to protect road safety

January 17, 2018

Driving test changes: how prepared were your pupils?

December 20, 2017

Britain gears up for remote control parking

December 19, 2017

Improving motorcycle training: consultation results

December 15, 2017

DVSA online booking off over the weekend

December 13, 2017

NASP/DVSA Meeting Reports – November 27th to 28th 2017

December 1, 2017

Work to Rule advice to ADIs

December 1, 2017

Improved driving instructor qualification tests to launch in December

November 27, 2017

More than 220,000 learner drivers prepare to take the new driving test

November 24, 2017

£30 million to improve road safety for communities along HS2 route

November 23, 2017

New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths

November 22, 2017

MSA GB meets up with North East ADI groups

November 22, 2017

Speeding offences at six year high – are drivers under pressure to get there sooner?

November 22, 2017

Some DVSA online services won’t be available on 25th November 2017

November 21, 2017

Driving test changes: making sure you have everything you need

November 17, 2017

ADI part 2 and part 3 test changes

November 16, 2017

Examiner strike

November 15, 2017

Examiner strike – DVSA statement

November 15, 2017

Chief Driving Examiner addresses safety concerns

November 13, 2017

Examiner strike – Union view

November 10, 2017

Examiner strike confirmed

November 9, 2017

Driving test changes: DT1 and DL25 updated

November 3, 2017

Driving instructors least likely to have a speeding conviction

November 2, 2017

New supervisors for ADIs

October 31, 2017

Further delays to revised ADI Part 3 Test