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30/04/2019

#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 […]
31/05/2019

MSAGB regional AGMs update

31st October –  North East 3rd November –  Greater London 4th November –  South East 12th November –  Western 13th November –  Eastern 17th November –  […]
12/07/2019

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 […]
25/07/2019

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 […]
21/08/2019

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 […]
04/09/2019

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 […]
13/09/2019

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 […]
13/09/2019

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 […]
09/10/2019

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 […]
14/10/2019

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 […]
23/10/2019

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 […]
01/11/2019

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 […]
05/11/2019

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

Please click here to see the latest NASP report.
27/11/2019

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 […]
09/12/2019

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. […]
08/01/2020

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 […]
16/01/2020

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 […]
12/02/2020

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 […]
20/02/2020

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 […]
24/02/2020

DVSA publish their latest findings on independent driving.

Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out research to help us understand how we can encourage more learner drivers to spend more time driving […]
26/02/2020

Latest NASP report just published

Latest NASP report just published, click here to read the full report.
12/03/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for instructors

Please see the latest guidance for instructors from the DVSA regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for instructors We’re sending you this email because of […]
16/03/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidelines from NASP

The three associations that make up the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) have put together some guidelines to help us all through these uncertain times of […]
19/03/2020

Important – Driving test centres close for 2 days

Due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, testing for tomorrow Thursday 19 March has been postponed. Tests will be cancelled for the next 2 days. This includes: […]
19/03/2020

NASP Guidelines for Coronavirus (COVID -19) 19 March 2020

Due to the very late notice from the DVSA we are now sending out this latest announcement: The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency have announced that […]