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.
Last year, we commissioned research to look at how we can improve compulsory basic training (CBT). The main aim is to have courses that better prepare learner riders to ride safely on public roads.
GOV.UK is the best place to find government services and information. But with so many services all in one place, what’s the best way to find what you’re looking for?
It’s now been a year since Driver CPC became compulsory for all professionals drivers. Since then, drivers and operators have spoken about the benefits they’ve got from Driver CPC.
Firstly, I want to thank those of you who have reported an illegal driving instructor to DVSA. These reports are vital and help us to bring the criminals who abuse the driving test system to justice.
Earlier this year, DVSA began to trial a new version of the practical driving test.
The vast majority of instructors maintain a high professional standard and are a credit to the driver training industry. To make sure this continues, it’s important that DVSA takes appropriate action whenever someone’s conduct falls below what is expected.
You may have noticed that waiting times for a driving test have gone up recently in some areas. We’re working hard to bring waiting times down in those areas.
We publish lots of videos on our YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/dvsagovuk), and we love to see how well they’re shared and used across your own websites.
It’s been a while since we last published the Despatch ezine, but we’re relaunching in a new blog format that will be much more interactive.