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What we are doing to tackle companies selling driving tests for profit

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We want to update you on the measures we’ve introduced so far to help learner drivers from being exploited by people and companies selling them driving tests at an inflated price and on the impact, they are having on learners …

Over 2,500 driving instructors opt for engagement call before their standards check

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Since launching our voluntary approved driving instructor (ADI) engagement call in October 2021, we’ve now completed over 2,500 of them. David Collings, Head of Enforcement Delivery, explains how they work, the feedback we’ve had, and his advice about the call.

Explaining more about mock driving tests: 4 webinars and 2 podcasts

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Graham O'Brien, DVSA Assistant Chief Driving Examiner, shares an update from 4 webinars we ran about mock driving tests, and 2 recent appearances he's made on driving instructor podcasts. Find out how to watch the webinar recording and listen to the podcasts.

Mindfulness and how it can help you and your pupils

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We know that 1 in 10 people who fail their driving test say the main reason was because they were nervous on the day. In this blog post, San Harper explains how a mindfulness-based approach can help you support your pupils with managing their nerves.