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What you told us in the ‘Working as a driving instructor’ survey

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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 …

How we are creating social media content to grab learner drivers’ attention

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We are all busy and have a lot of things competing for our attention. We also often multitask so it can be hard to get our full attention when required. Learner drivers are no different and will be juggling learning …

Explaining more about mock driving tests: 4 webinars and 2 podcasts

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Graham O'Brien, DVSA Assistant Chief Driving Examiner, shares an update from 4 webinars we ran about mock driving tests, and 2 recent appearances he's made on driving instructor podcasts. Find out how to watch the webinar recording and listen to the podcasts.

What the driving test eyesight check might be like in the future

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Driving test candidate carrying out an eyesight check

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.

Changes to The Highway Code: how they affect driving tests

Lorry driver in cab on the road

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.

Why we are consulting on making it a requirement for instructors to display their badge

ADI driving instructor with pupil

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.