Loveday Ryder, DVSA CEO provides an update on how driving test recovery is going and what we're doing to reduce driving test waiting times.
Learning to drive
What we're doing to improve and set standards for learning to drive, including the skills, knowledge and understanding needed for a lifetime of safe driving.
Emily Butler became DVSA’s youngest car driving examiner aged 23 when she started her role in Hartlepool last year.
Emily shares her experience of why she became an examiner, what the training was like and how she’s getting to grips with her new role.
We are consulting on a number of proposals to encourage learner drivers to be better prepared to take their driving test. This blog explains why we are proposing to change the law so that we can carry out driving test eyesight checks in any level of light.
Chief Driving Examiner Mark Winn introduces the latest changes to the Highway Code and explains what they mean for those coming to a practical test.
We update driving instructors the reasons why we are proposing to make it a legal requirement for approved and trainee driving instructors to display their registration certificates in their car windscreen when they bring their pupils for a driving test as part of our latest consultation.
DVSA is launching its third phase of its campaign to recruit more car driving examiners with the aim of reducing waiting times created by the pandemic.
Kelly Swift started as a driving examiner with DVSA in June 2021. She discusses her experience of the recruitment and training process, and how she’s finding her new role.
We are working with researchers to help us to develop our campaign that will encourage learners to only book and take a driving test once they’re ready.
Now that restrictions have eased, we hear from a driving instructor, learner driver and driving examiner to find out how they have coped during Covid.
Find out more about our research findings into encouraging learners to spend more time driving independently before taking their test. This blog post is part of a series updating you on what we're doing to encourage learner drivers to broaden their experience before taking their test.
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.