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What we're doing to provide driving tests across Great Britain, and make sure that the test continues to assess the skills people need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving.

Helping learner drivers to feel more comfortable ahead of their test

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Thousands of learners and their families have been visiting driving test centres across England for events to find out more about what happens on test days. Our test centre open days and drop-in sessions give your pupils a chance to …

Considering a flexible approach to providing driving tests

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A driving examiner handing a test candidate their physical pass certificate

Earlier in the year we shared our plans with you to  investigate ways we could create a modern, flexible and efficient driving test service. One that is less dependent on fixed driving test centres, and takes advantage of new technology. DVSA's Head of Driver Transformation John Selbey, shares some more details with you about the trials and the thinking behind them.

Changes to OBS: how they affect driving instructors and businesses

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Earlier this year I updated you on our progress on what we are doing to tackle businesses who are buying large amounts of tests and selling them for a profit.   The purpose of ‘book and manage your pupils’ test …

What you told us in the ‘Working as a driving instructor’ survey

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Today we’ve published the results of our ‘Working as a driving instructor’ survey. This was previously known as the ADI Demand survey. Thank you for taking the time out to respond to our survey. We received over 3,250 responses and …

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 …

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.