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.
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.
Earlier this year the Metropolitan Police launched a campaign to advise riders on how to keep their scooters safe, by using things like security chains when locking up your bike. I wanted to share some of their messages with you so you can help your pupils keep their motorcycle safe and secure.
With 3 months to go until the driving test changes, Abigail Britten, Acting Head of External Communication, gives an update on a handbook being sent to all instructors, and takes a look at some data we've got about how far our communication has travelled so far.
As you know, we’ve made changes to the ADI part 3 test to align it with the national standard for driver and rider training and the standards check test. I wanted to update you on the implementation date for the part 3 test and to tell you about changes we’ll be making to the part 2 test.
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.
We recently launched a campaign taking a zero-tolerance approach to abuse towards our staff - I'm a driving examiner, and I experienced a verbal assault and threatening behaviour at work.
During your standards check, your examiner will be looking for evidence that you meet the national standards for driver and rider training. I wanted to give you some information on why instructors might fail their standards check, so you can better prepare yourself for your own standards check.
Adding a link to your website from the ‘find driving schools, lessons and instructors’ service is a useful way to let potential pupils find out more about you - these 7 tips can help you make the most of your website.
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.