How the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) works out the driving test waiting time, what it actually means, and other measures that DVSA looks at to monitor waiting times.
Since launching our voluntary approved driving instructor (ADI) engagement call in October 2021, we’ve now completed over 2,500 of them. David Collings, Head of Enforcement Delivery, explains how they work, the feedback we’ve had, and his advice about the call.
Find out how the 'Ready to Pass?' campaign has been developed, the types of messages your pupils will receive, and some changes we've made based on your feedback.
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.
Find out how you can help to support the 'Ready to Pass?' campaign, including using templates for social media, emails and text messages.
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.
Loveday Ryder, DVSA CEO shares what we're doing to help make more tests available for driving test candidates.
Mark Winn, DVSA’s Chief Driving Examiner, explains how the trailer accreditation scheme has taken shape and sets out our plans to promote accredited training to motorists.
Loveday Ryder, DVSA CEO provides an update on how driving test recovery is going and what we're doing to reduce driving test waiting times.
Emily Butler became DVSA’s youngest car driving examiner aged 23 when she started her role in Hartlepool last year.
Emily shares her experience of why she became an examiner, what the training was like and how she’s getting to grips with her new role.