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21/04/2020

DVSA update: changes to the car theory test

The changes to the theory test will no longer be introduced in April 2020. This is because of the coronavirus outbreak, which means that most theory […]
07/04/2020

NASP GUIDANCE – Critical Workers Driver Training

Dear Colleagues, Please find some guidance agreed by NASP on how you handle any Critical Workers that may approach you to take driver training, please bear […]
06/04/2020

DVSA STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR CRITICAL WORKER TESTS DURING COVID 19

We in NASP thought you would like some idea of how examiners that volunteer to carry out critical worker tests will operate, before, during & after […]
03/04/2020

NASP’s Latest Covid-19 Update

Please click here to read the latest update COVID – 19 update from National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP).
30/03/2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Dear Colleagues, We realise this is a difficult time for ADIs with so many questions about what to do for the best and how to do […]
27/03/2020

NASP summary of self-employed points

The three associations that make up the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) have put together the attached summary of the Chancellor’s measures to help the self-employed, […]
26/03/2020

UK Government unveils aid for self-employed

Breaking News! UK Government unveils aid for self-employed https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52053914
26/03/2020

Contactless payments

The spending limit for contactless card payments will be increased from £30 to £45, with a national roll-out beginning from 1 April 2020, UK Finance has […]
25/03/2020

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption in battle against coronavirus

Vehicle owners to be granted MoT exemption in battle against coronavirus Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and […]
25/03/2020

Latest information on who would be a critical worker

Please see below the latest information on who would be a critical worker from the DVSA. Book an emergency test if you’re a critical worker You […]
21/03/2020

DVSA update – Driving tests suspended for up to 3 months

We are suspending driving tests for up to 3 months from 21 March as there is extended contact between candidates and examiners in vehicles. Motorcycle tests […]
20/03/2020

MSA GB Response to the DVSA

In an effort to keep you informed in these uncertain times, with all the rumours going around, I have sent an email today to a senior […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
26/02/2020

Latest NASP report just published

Latest NASP report just published, click here to read the full report.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
05/11/2019

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

Please click here to see the latest NASP report.
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 […]