Important reminder about new theory test centre locations

Important reminder about new theory test centre locations A new theory test service for England, Scotland and Wales will start from Monday 6 September. Please could you remind your pupils, especially those who may have already taken a theory test, that many theory test centre locations will change from 6 September. All pupils with a […]

Remember to give us your views: increasing DVSA fees

Remember to give us your views: increasing DVSA fees We wrote to you on 5 August asking for your views on increasing the price of DVSA services. The consultation closes on 2 September at 11:59pm. Most of our fees haven’t increased since 2010, and we’ve worked hard to make savings through efficiency measures in the […]

Road Safety News w/comm 30/8/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 30/8/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports. LATEST NEWS • Road Safety GB is seeking to appoint an executive director to succeed Alan Kennedy who is retiring at the end of March 2022. • As expected, the final drink drive casualty figures for 2019 are similar to those in 2018 and […]

The Benefits of Daytime Running Lights

       Harrington Driver Training Services Most of the people might wonder or question over the necessity of having Daytime Running Lights. Also, some of them might feel it is just an adornment for the car which has no fruitful purpose because already there is a headlight installed in all cars. Well, the case is […]

Police Cars of Today & Yesteryear

     Harrington Driver Training Services A police car is the description for a vehicle used by police, to assist with their duties in patrolling and responding to incidents. Typical uses of a police car include transportation for officers to reach the scene of an incident quickly, to transport criminal suspects, or to patrol an area, […]

DVSA driver services: driving examiner ballot

DVSA driver services: driving examiner ballot The Public and Commercial Services Union announced yesterday (27 August 2021) that it is balloting its members on possible industrial action. We know that you and your pupils may have concerns on how this will affect driving tests. We are working hard with PCS to resolve their concerns and […]

Stuff for the week’s end

We’ve been approached by NHS England who have asked us to try and spread the word about vaccines among our young students.  I’m sure that you will all appreciate the importance of being vaccinated, but it’s not necessarily the case among young people.  Please could you encourage them to get jabbed for everybody’s safety. Key […]

NASP – response to FAQs 25 August 2021: Prioritising Standards Checks

NASP – response to FAQs 25 August 2021: Prioritising Standards Checks Please be aware that NASP will be meeting with DVSA in early September for further discussions and to air any concerns and questions not previously forwarded. DVSA Q&A (Additional Questions) Prioritising standards checks The following questions were received from the National Associations Strategic Partnership […]