Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner at DVSA, answered your questions live on Periscope about improving the car driving test on Friday 12 August 2016.
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.
Today we’ve launched a consultation on changes to the driving test. I thought it would be helpful if I explained the proposals and gave you information on why these changes will better prepare new drivers and improve road safety.
In this guest post, John Ploughman of the Government Digital Service talks about recent work that’s been done to improve driving test information on the GOV.UK website.
As a driver or rider trainer, are you aware that our customer support team is on Twitter?
We run the @DVSA_HelpMe account which can keep you up to date on practical driving tests being cancelled because of bad weather.
We understand that it’s frustrating for you and your pupil when we have to cancel driving tests because of bad weather; however, we only cancel if it’s absolutely essential.
Earlier this year, DVSA began to trial a new version of the practical driving test.
You may have noticed that waiting times for a driving test have gone up recently in some areas. We’re working hard to bring waiting times down in those areas.
It’s been a while since we last published the Despatch ezine, but we’re relaunching in a new blog format that will be much more interactive.