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#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 […]

MSAGB regional AGMs update

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

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 […]

DVSA response to incorrect media reports

You may have seen recently there’s been incorrect claims in the media that the current driving test pass rate of 45.8% has been caused by a […]

Highway Code: changes for first aid on the road 🚑

Today (20 August 2019) Highway Code annex 7 on providing emergency care has been updated. This is following new guidance from the British Burns Association. See […]

Latest update on the introduction of iPads in driving test marking

Developing an app to electronically record driving tests Since we launched our 5 year strategy in 2017, we’ve been working to become a digitally-enabled organisation. We […]

Salisbury Theory Test Centre Re-location

In case any of our members use the theory test center in Salisbury, I wanted to advise you that the location of this center will be […]

Sutton Coldfield Theory Test Centre Re-location

In case any of our members use the theory test center in Sutton Coldfield, I wanted to advise you that the location of this center will […]

Marking the driving test digitally

Please see below the latest news from the DVSA regarding marking driving tests digitally In September, we let you know about the work we’ve been doing […]

DVSA rolls out digital driving tests

Successful learners will receive their full driving licences quicker as driving examiners start marking the car driving test digitally, DVSA has announced today (14 October). Driving […]

The DVSA have updated their official guide to learning to drive

From today (23 October 2019) updated versions of some of our official publications, including our official guide to learning to drive are available to buy. The […]

Government acts to improve road safety by closing mobile phone loophole

• Plans revealed to bring the hand-held mobile phone offence into the 21st century • Updated law will prevent hand-held phone use in any capacity while […]

Report of Joint NASP/DVSA meeting – 15th October 2019

Please click here to see the latest NASP report.

Newly qualified driver research

Over the next year, we’ll be inviting newly qualified drivers to take part in Driver 2020 research. We’ll be contacting them through the email address they […]

DVSA opening hours: Christmas and New Year

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be closed at times during Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020, but its online services will be available. […]

Making the complaints process simpler, quicker and clearer

From today (Monday 6 January) we’re changing way we handle complaints – making the process simpler, quicker and clearer for our customers. This is part of […]

Newly qualified driver research: driving on motorways

From January 2020, we’ll be surveying newly qualified drivers to find out:  if they took motorway driving lessons  whether practising on motorways helped to prepare them […]

Working with you to encourage learners to practice driving in the dark

Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out research to help us understand how we can encourage more learner drivers to spend time practicing driving […]

DVSA announce changes to the car theory test

From 14 April 2020, we’ll be updating part of the car theory test to make it more realistic and improve the accessibility for all candidates. Video […]