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.
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It’s been nearly 2 months since we implemented the changes to the driving test. Chief Driving Examiner, Lesley Young, shares some of the feedback we've had so far from our driving examiners, learner drivers and driving instructors.
In September, RoSPA carried out a risk assessment of the driving test changes. Gordon Witherspoon, Deputy Chief Driving Examiner, explains what happened on the day.
Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, addresses your feedback about the driving test changes handbook we sent to you in September to help you prepare.
Dave Wedgewood, Local Driving Test Manager and Laura Unwin, Driving Examiner explain the training they've received for the new driving test.
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.
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.
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.