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.
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.
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.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, addresses your feedback about the driving test changes handbook we sent to you in September to help you prepare.
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.
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.
Learner drivers will be allowed to take motorway driving lessons from 2018 - this blog post takes a look at how this will affect Pass Plus, what new drivers think, and guidance on providing motorway lessons.
As we gear up for the changes to the driving test on Monday 4 December 2017, we want to give you some detailed information about the instructions driving examiners will give, so you know what your pupils can expect.
To help learner drivers make an informed decision about who teaches them, we’ve made some improvements to the ‘find your nearest driving instructor’ service.
Back in April 2017, we announced that the driving test will change from 4 December 2017. Following my last blog post, I’ve received a number of questions about the changes so I wanted to give you more information about how they’ll work during test.
We’ve announced that the driving test will change from 4 December 2017, and in this post, we want to explain more about how the changes will affect driving instructors.