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Raising professional standards for motorcycle instructor training

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Mark Winn, Chief Driving Examiner and Head of Rider Policy, discusses the changes being made to motorcycle instructor assessment and authorisation. This is to raise the standards of instruction, to ensure motorcyclists in Great Britain have access to safe, high quality training when they are learning to ride, both for the first time and after they’ve passed their first test.

Considering a flexible approach to providing driving tests

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A driving examiner handing a test candidate their physical pass certificate

Earlier in the year we shared our plans with you to  investigate ways we could create a modern, flexible and efficient driving test service. One that is less dependent on fixed driving test centres, and takes advantage of new technology. DVSA's Head of Driver Transformation John Selbey, shares some more details with you about the trials and the thinking behind them.

Changes to OBS: how they affect driving instructors and businesses

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Earlier this year I updated you on our progress on what we are doing to tackle businesses who are buying large amounts of tests and selling them for a profit.   The purpose of ‘book and manage your pupils’ test …

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 …