If you’re a learner driver in Northern Ireland with a valid theory test certificate, we’ve got some good news for you… the infrastructure minister has announced a theory test certificate extension. This means you will be able to take your driving test before your theory test certificate expires. Here’s what we know.
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After months of being suspended, the UK government has announced that driving lessons and driver testing can restart in England in July. Driving lessons and theory tests will restart on Saturday, 4 July and practical exams will return on Wednesday, 22 July. They’re back! After months of frustration among driving instructors and learner drivers, the […]
With theory tests set to restart in July, now is a great time to book yours online with Book Theory Test Today. Driving lessons and theory tests in England are due to resume on the 4th of July, according to the government website, while practical tests will resume on 22nd July 2020. However, this is […]
The government has announced that driving licence photocard validity will be extended by 7 months for motorists whose licence expires between 1 February and 31 August 2020. This enables drivers to continue making necessary journeys without worrying about having to get a new photograph to renew their licence. Under normal circumstances, a driving licence photocard […]
The DVSA has issued a ‘driving test update’ telling driving instructors that PPE will need to be worn once UK driving tests and lessons resume. While no official date has yet been given for the return of practical tests and lessons, in a letter issued by the DVSA, chiefs have told instructors to be prepared […]
The theory test was introduced in the UK in 1996 as a written examination and has evolved a great deal since then. For instance, its computerized format arrived in 2000 and the hazard perception segment of the theory test was introduced in November 2002. It consists of two parts, both of which differ according to […]
Following concerns raised by a coroner about the lack of training on HGV mirrors, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced that the theory test for new, heavy goods vehicle drivers will be changed. Here’s what we know about potential changes to the HGV theory test…
The Government plans to resume UK driving tests on 4 July in an effort to clear a huge backlog of thousands of people waiting to get their driving licence. According to reports, driving schools will be included in the Government’s third phase of easing lockdown restrictions.
Dreaming of spending next summer exploring the country on your motorbike? Do you still need to pass your theory and practical tests? Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have had to postpone both their practical and theory tests. It’s not yet known when these will be resumed. However, the likelihood is it will be […]
In an exclusive interview with Public Technology, digital chief at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Alex Fiddes, unveils the DVSA’s blueprint for the future of driver testing in the UK. Despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the DVSA is making great strides in introducing tech to driver testing.