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.
Resources for instructors
Resources to help driving instructors and motorcycle trainers provide training to learner driver and riders.
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.
DVSA's rider policy team are continuously improving the Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) to make it even more customisable for riders.
In this blog post, Jody Whitfield, Rider Policy Specialist, tells you more about the success we've had in Wales with new modules and getting more people through ERS.
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.
We know that 1 in 10 people who fail their driving test say the main reason was because they were nervous on the day. In this blog post, San Harper explains how a mindfulness-based approach can help you support your pupils with managing their nerves.
We’ve published a guide to help instructors carry out realistic mock driving tests.
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.
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.