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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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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 […]
April 9, 2019

Casting for a new Channel 5 programme on Young Drivers

AGB Films has been commissioned by C5 to make a light-hearted but informative prime time documentary following young drivers as they receive some lessons from mum and dad […]
April 30, 2019

#MeToo and the driving instructor industry

Our latest Despatch blog post is a guest blog post from NWG Network. They are a leading authority on tackling child sexual exploitation. In this blog […]
May 31, 2019

MSAGB regional AGMs update

31st October –  North East 3rd November –  Greater London 4th November –  South East 12th November –  Western 13th November –  Eastern 17th November –  […]
June 3, 2019

Change to location of Bodmin theory test centre

Dear Member In case any of you use the theory test centre in Bodmin, we wanted to advise you that the location of this centre will […]
June 17, 2019

The RAC Foundation are working with a range of road safety stakeholders

The RAC Foundation are working with a range of road safety stakeholders on research to establish the effectiveness of road safety interventions in the UK that […]
June 20, 2019

Working with road safety campaigner Ria Brisland to improve motorcyclist safety

In 2015, Ria Brisland’s son Nick tragically died in a motorcycle collision. Since then, Ria has been campaigning for better education for all road users on […]
June 27, 2019

MSA GB Scottish Training Seminar 2019

Dear Colleague, Hi, your committee have as usual been working hard again to put on a topical event for all driver trainers and now’s the time […]
July 12, 2019

DVSA – We’ve published our annual review

Over the last year, DVSA staff have worked hard to help everyone stay safe on Britain’s roads. Our annual review tells the stories of how some […]
July 15, 2019

Final Report of the latest Joint NASP/DVSA meeting

We are happy to share the Final Report of the latest Joint NASP/DVSA meeting, you can view it here
July 18, 2019

DVSA reveals the top driving test faults

Today (17 July 2019) we’ve released the top 10 reasons people failed the new driving test in its first year. The data, which covers 4 December […]