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.
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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.
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.
Back in April 2017, we announced that the driving test will change from 4 December 2017. Following my last blog post, I’ve received a number of questions about the changes so I wanted to give you more information about how they’ll work during test.
We’ve announced that the driving test will change from 4 December 2017, and in this post, we want to explain more about how the changes will affect driving instructors.
There's one week to go before the public consultation on improving the car driving test closes. So far we've had over 2,800 responses to the consultation and lots of feedback on my previous blog post, and on Facebook and Twitter.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner at DVSA, answered your questions live on Periscope about improving the car driving test on Friday 12 August 2016.
Today we’ve launched a consultation on changes to the driving test. I thought it would be helpful if I explained the proposals and gave you information on why these changes will better prepare new drivers and improve road safety.
Earlier this month (Sunday 4 October), both Lesley Young and I attended and presented DVSA’s future plans at this year’s ADINJC Annual conference.
Earlier this year, DVSA began to trial a new version of the practical driving test.