DVSA

Business
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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
Legislation & Regulation
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Loveday Ryder appointed as DVSA’s new Chief Executive

After more than 4 years in DVSA, Gareth Llewellyn is stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of 2020.
Health
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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.
Health
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DVSA Update: The Government has announced that England will be put under national restrictions from Thursday 5 November until Wednesday 2 December

These measures mean all theory tests in England will be suspended from 5 November and restart on Wednesday 2 December.
Health
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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. 
Health
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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.
Health
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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?
Health
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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.
Other
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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