Less than a week into 2021, the UK was plunged into a third national lockdown. Once again UK theory test and driving test centres have been shutdown. As a result of the latest lockdown, many learner drivers will see their theory test certificate validity expire, leaving them unable to take their practical exam. Driving instructors […]
Are you finding that booking a UK driving test online is quite challenging, currently? We know it’s frustrating, but it’s to be expected. After all, the coronavirus pandemic is unlike anything we’ve experienced, causing severe disruption all over the world. Here’s an update on how driving test booking is currently operating… In a recent blog, […]
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 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.
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.
Driving tests are suspended for three months in the UK amid coronavirus, except for people who are considered key workers – such as NHS employees, supermarket staff, postal workers and more. Coronavirus driving test guidance is constantly being reviewed and updated. Here’s what we know.