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Waiting Rooms update

By way of update from discussions, DVSA are completing site specific risk assessments for all sites to allow them to start to reinstate the use of waiting areas while taking account of risks of Covid-19 transmission. 
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The Welsh Government has announced it will be introducing a “fire-break” to help regain control of coronavirus.

This means that a series of restrictive measures will be in place from 6pm Friday 23 October until the start of Monday 9 November 2020.
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You will no doubt have heard that Wales will go into lockdown with a 2 week circuit break.

But what does this mean for driving instructors and driving lessons?
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NASP urges action on continued closure of waiting rooms

NASP is today urging members to lodge a complaint with the Health and Safety Executive regarding the continued closure of test centre waiting rooms.
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Critical workers during lockdown have a much higher pass rate

Between April and June – where only Critical Workers were allowed to take their practical tests
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NASP comment on PCS Examiner member ballot

NASP is aware that a ballot of PCS (Public and Commercial Services Union - one of the main unions for Driving Examiners) members has recently taken place.
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Answers to some of your questions from DVSA

Below are some of the recent questions NASP have sent to the DVSA on behalf of members and their answers. They will continue to liaise over the waiting rooms!
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Local restrictions in Bolton

The government has announced that additional local restrictions will be introduced in Bolton to limit the spread of coronavirus.
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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.