Government guidance on driving lessons and driving tests

This is an update covers how local alert tiers affect driver training and testing and waiting rooms

NASP & DVSA share latest lockdown FAQs

After the advice issued by DVSA on Friday 6th November regarding the suspension of testing services and government advice on driver and rider training, NASP raised a number of questions and challenges directly with DVSA.

Boost for driving instructors as innovative platform wins big!

Award-winning startup GoRoadie took home a £40,000 prize from a competitive innovation competition.

An update from the DVSA: Increasing the number of car driving tests

The suspension of testing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to exceptionally high demand for driving tests.

Update from NASP with advice on issues with booking tests (driver, rider and vocational)

NASP met earlier this week with DVSA, at NASP’s request, to discuss the ongoing difficulties with the booking system for rescheduled tests.

UK expected to see national shortage of driving instructors

A lethal combination of the recent lockdown restrictions, a 2003/04 ‘baby boom’ and a decline in registered driving instructors means the UK could see a major national shortage of driving instructors in the second half of 2020 and beyond.

AA Driving School adds hybrid tuition vehicle to fleet

The AA Driving School is expanding its fleet to include a mild hybrid option for the first time, as part of a new franchise package for driving instructors.

Driving lessons in Wales set to restart

July 27th marked as the restart date for lessons in Wales as Scotland still waits

The AA acquires

The AA will operate the MiDrive website, but the pupil and driving instructor app will cease.

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