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Mark Winn

Mark Winn is DVSA's Chief Driving Examiner. He is responsible for influencing policy development of driving, riding and road safety standards. He is also accountable for the technical development, accreditation, standard and quality of driving and riding tests.

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

Cars driving down a busy main road in a town centre, in the dark with their lights on.

Last year we launched a campaign to encourage learners to broaden their experience before taking their test. Mark Winn shares our research findings and explains how you can help encourage learners to spend more time practising driving in the dark.

Celebrating the first year of learner drivers on motorways

Learner driving red car down road

Today (4 June 2019) marks one year since the rules changed to allow learner drivers to practice driving on motorways, with a driving instructor. Mark Winn shares the thoughts of some ADI's who've taken learners on the motorway.

Improving motorcycle training: consultation results

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motorcycle consultation icons

Last year, between 30 December 2016 and the 17 February 2017 we held a consultation on proposals to improve the way that motorcycle training works in Great Britain. I wanted to go through each of the proposals, the level of support received for each proposal and explain how we’re going to progress these. 

Lock it or lose it: motorcycle and moped security and theft

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Motorcycle wheel chained to steel pole

Earlier this year the Metropolitan Police launched a campaign to advise riders on how to keep their scooters safe, by using things like security chains when locking up your bike. I wanted to share some of their messages with you so you can help your pupils keep their motorcycle safe and secure.