Amanda Lane, Head of Driver Testing and Training Policy, recaps what was covered during a recent webinar for driving instructors about the top 10 faults made during driving tests, and looks at techniques you can use to explore your pupils' thoughts, feelings and beliefs about them.
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Last Friday (22 July 2023) marked 13 months to the day since we first published guidance to help you carry out realistic mock driving tests for your pupils. Our latest blog post looks at the top 13 facts from the first 13 months of the mock test guidance.
In this blog post, CEO Loveday Ryder explains the three main reasons behind what is causing long driving test waiting times.
In the blog post CEO Loveday Ryder, explains what bots are, the challenges they pose, how the agency is protecting learner drivers and the steps being taken to deal with them.
Thousands of learners and their families have been visiting driving test centres across England for events to find out more about what happens on test days. Our test centre open days and drop-in sessions give your pupils a chance to …
Nick Taylor discusses whether we need to make further changes to approved driving instructor (ADII) standards checks to ensure all pupils are getting the highest standards of instruction from all ADIs, and explains the reasons behind raising the pass mark of the standards check from 31 to 33 out of 51.
Find out how we've improved the 'Ready to Pass?' website to include better information to help learner drivers prepare for their driving test and a lifetime of safe driving.
Loveday Ryder, DVSA Chief Executive, gives an update on what’s coming up 2023, including continuing work to bring driving test waiting times down, the launch of a brand-new campaign website, investing in our people and new technologies, and more.
Today we’ve published the results of our ‘Working as a driving instructor’ survey. This was previously known as the ADI Demand survey. Thank you for taking the time out to respond to our survey. We received over 3,250 responses and …
Amanda Lane, Head of Driver Testing and Training Policy, shares how we plan to create content for parents as part of our ‘Ready to Pass?’ campaign and the role that ADIs can play in supporting us.