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28/04/2020

Updated SOP for examiners carrying out critical driving tests

Please see this link for the updated examiner Standard Operating Procedures for examiners carrying out critical driving tests: conducting driving tests for key workers 2
01/05/2020

DVSA Update – Temporary changes to the car and vocational driving test

From tomorrow (1 May 2020) DVSA is making a temporary change to car and vocational emergency driving tests, to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). […]
06/05/2020

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Hi Everyone The HMRC Site to apply for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is now live: Check if you can claim a grant through: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-a-grant-through-the-coronavirus-covid-19-self-employment-income-support-scheme#claim Before […]
06/05/2020

Theory tests cancelled up until and including 30 May 2020

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all theory tests have been cancelled up till and including Saturday […]
11/05/2020

NASP Update on Key Worker Tests: 4.05 2020

Please see the latest NASP Update on Key Worker Tests here: NASP Guidance 4.5
11/05/2020

NASP Update following 10th May Prime Ministers Speech

Please see this link for the latest update from NASP following the Prime Ministers Speech on the 10th May 2020. Holding statement from NASP 11th May […]
14/05/2020

Updated Examiners Standard Operating Procedure

Dear Colleague, Please find here the newly updated examiners Standard Operating Procedure, which now include face masks/coverings. Yours sincerely Peter Harvey Peter Harvey National Chair
19/05/2020

Latest NASP Update

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a link to the newest NASP guidelines on what to consider before starting back work when we are allowed. NASP GUIDELINES […]
28/05/2020

COVID-19 update: theory test centre locations for critical workers

To help critical workers get an emergency theory test at a location that is more suitable to them, we will be opening an additional 25 theory […]
01/06/2020

HMRC Grant For Self Employed Extended

The  HMRC grant for Self Employed has been extended for a further 3 months, we will all need to reapply in August, the amount will be […]
01/06/2020

All theory tests in England on 2-3 June to be rescheduled

All theory tests on 2-3 June have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are preparing test centres for a safe return to testing […]
01/06/2020

NASP Letter to Under Secretary of State

Dear Colleague, We as NASP have decided to write jointly to Baroness Vere the Under Secretary of State for Transport, Gareth Llewellyn, CEO at DVSA and other […]
03/06/2020

All theory tests in England from 4 – 7 June rescheduled

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA   All theory tests in England from 4 – 7 June have been rescheduled due to the […]
12/06/2020

All theory tests in England from 15 to 21 June rescheduled

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA All theory tests in England from 15 to 21 June have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus […]
25/06/2020

DVSA Update – Restarting driver and rider instruction and tests

Please see the latest updates from the DVSA following todays Government announcement on the links below; Driving lessons theory tests and driving tests to restart in […]
01/07/2020

DVSA SOP For Examiners

The DVSA standard operating procedures for examiners are here, I have a meeting with senior DVSA representatives at 3pm today and we will update the NASP […]
01/07/2020

DVSA Tier 1 stakeholder briefing pack

Dear Colleague, Please find on this link DVSA COVID19 Stakeholder Briefing Pack (ADI) an Embargoed copy of today’s DVSA Tier 1 stakeholder briefing pack, thought you may […]
02/07/2020

Theory tests in Scotland and Wales to be suspended

Dear Colleague,  Please see below the latest update from the DVSA. “All theory tests in Scotland and Wales up to and including 14 July have been […]
02/07/2020

DVSA Briefing Pack Correction

There was a mistake on the DVSA briefing pack we posted yesterday on Slide 10 it has been updated to:   Test & Trace   If […]
02/07/2020

NASP Guidelines

Please find the latest NASP Guidelines on driver trainers safely returning to work when the time comes here NASP Guidelines on driver trainers safely returning to work […]
03/07/2020

NASP Q&A With The DVSA And Updated Guidance Documents

Dear Colleague, We and our partners in NASP were pleased to be able to host a question and answer session with the DVSA on 3rd July […]
09/07/2020

Scottish Instructor Update

Motorcycle Trainers in Scotland can get back to work from 22nd July, Theory testing will also recommence on that day. Unfortunately driving lessons will not get […]
10/07/2020

Theory tests and motorcycle tests and training to restart in Scotland

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA “The Scottish Government announced yesterday (9 July) that theory tests and motorcycle training will restart on Wednesday […]
15/07/2020

Driver training and tests to restart in Wales

Please see below the latest update from the DVSA. The Welsh Government has confirmed that driver training can restart on Monday 27 July in Wales. Motorcycle […]
16/07/2020

DVSA have updated their Standard Operating Procedures Regarding Plastic screens fitted in vehicles

DVSA have updated their Standard Operating Procedures Regarding Plastic screens fitted in vehicles Examiners will not conduct driving tests in vehicles that have a screen fitted between […]