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.
Road safety features
A wider look at road safety news and issues, and how we're improving road safety.
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.
Simon Hayes is the owner of RMT motorcycle school. In this blog he outlines the benefits offering the Enhanced Rider Scheme has brought to his business and talks about why it’s important all riders tackle the training – no matter what stage of their riding career they are at.
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.
The weather's finally changing for the better, so if you’re dusting off the cobwebs from your bike why not carry out a few simple checks before you go out on the road?
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.
You see her work during every driving lesson you carry out. It's so iconic it's been copied around the world. And now, Margaret Calvert, one of the designers of the UK's road signage system, has received an OBE.
Driving behaviour expert Dr Lisa Dorn answered your questions live on Periscope about becoming a better driver on Thursday 24 November 2016.
Last month we published our first book focusing on driver behaviour. ‘Better Driving’ looks at the human factors of driving – like your health, mood and attitude.