This is a guest blog post from driving instructor Chris Bensted. Chris shares his experience of using the smartphone app called PaceNotes, which encourages learner drivers to spend more time practising.
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.
It’s now 6 months after the driving test changed and the latest driver and rider testing statistics have been published today (Thursday 28 June 2018). This is a good opportunity to share the early impact of the changes with you and give some advice on how you can better prepare your pupils.
It’s been nearly 2 months since we implemented the changes to the driving test. Chief Driving Examiner, Lesley Young, shares some of the feedback we've had so far from our driving examiners, learner drivers and driving instructors.
In September, RoSPA carried out a risk assessment of the driving test changes. Gordon Witherspoon, Deputy Chief Driving Examiner, explains what happened on the day.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, addresses your feedback about the driving test changes handbook we sent to you in September to help you prepare.
Dave Wedgewood, Local Driving Test Manager and Laura Unwin, Driving Examiner explain the training they've received for the new driving test.
Passing your driving test is important to everyone. But it can be especially important, and even life changing, to someone with a disability as it can really help give them their independence.
With 3 months to go until the driving test changes, Abigail Britten, Acting Head of External Communication, gives an update on a handbook being sent to all instructors, and takes a look at some data we've got about how far our communication has travelled so far.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, explains why we're introducing pulling up on the right into the car driving test from 4 December 2017 – and why this is real-life driving.
We recently launched a campaign taking a zero-tolerance approach to abuse towards our staff - I'm a driving examiner, and I experienced a verbal assault and threatening behaviour at work.