Find out more about the work we've done to improve the driving test experience for candidates.
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.
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.
This is a guest blog post from Andrew Brown-Allan. Find out how we've worked with telematics company, Trak Global Group, to develop a smartphone app for learner drivers. The app is designed to help improve the amount of practise they have before taking their test.
We’re launching a campaign to encourage learner drivers to increase the amount of practice they have driving on country roads, driving independently and driving in the dark. Find out why we’re doing it, and how we’ll work with the driver training industry.
This is a guest blog post from road safety campaigner, Ria Brisland. Ria has worked with DVSA to create new learning materials to raise awareness of vulnerable road users, after her son tragically died in a motorcycle collision.
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.
Dr Shaun Helman is the chief scientist for Behavioural Sciences and Human Factors at the Transport Research Laboratory. In this blog post he shares more about the Driver 2020 project, and lets you know how you can help.
This is a guest blog post from the NWG network, who tackle child sexual exploitation. In it, they share guidance about how driving instructors can help keep vulnerable people safe.
Bob Hannigan, Head of National Standards and Accreditation explains why we're sending trial text messages to learner drivers, and what they will look like.
This week marks 6 months since learner drivers were allowed to take driving lessons on the motorway. Finbar King tells us a bit about his experience of being one of the first learners on the motorway.