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Improving learner rider training: RideFree

Improving learner rider training: RideFree The government has confirmed car, motorcycle and vocational tests will restart in England on 22 July. Motorcycle training has already restarted in England and will resume in Scotland from 22 July. Motorcycle testing will restart in Scotland and Wales on 3 August. Developing RideFree To help make new riders safer, we […]

Pupils had to wear a face covering

Your pupil must wear a face covering when they come for their driving test, unless they have a good reason not to. This includes if: • they have a physical or mental illness or impairment, or a disability that means they cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering • putting on, wearing or […]

Update on theory test certificates from July 2020

Update on theory test certificates The government has considered the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the validity period of theory test certificates. After careful consideration, the government has decided not to extend theory test certificates due to the impact on road safety. We understand that this will be disappointing for some of your pupils. […]

Q & A from NASP/DVSA webinar held on 17 July

Q & A from NASP/DVSA webinar held on 17 July This is the text of the Q&A session that NASP held with DVSA on 17 July. PPE, Health and Safety, Test and Trace If a pupil doesn’t wear a face mask on the lesson before the start of test and the examiner notices this when […]

5 things you had to remember when testing restarted.

Driving tests in England are restarting tomorrow (Wednesday 22 July). To help keep you, your pupils and our examiners safe as testing restarts, here are 5 things we want you to do. ________________________________________ 1. Keep your vehicle clean You must make sure the inside of the vehicle is cleaned before the test. The examiner will […]

Your ADINCJ Newsletter – July 2020

Click here to download your July 2020 Newsletter From the Chair… a monthly report –        – the latest from Lynne and the ADINJC Latest news from the DVLA – – COVID-19 Update Latest news from DVSA –        – links to latest news and more Latest news from DfT – – mandatory MOT reintroduced from 1st August First Car […]

Practical test booking problems

Practical test booking problems We have been made aware by several members of problems being experienced now that the re-booking process has started.  We are trying to get answers for you.  These issues include: pupils who have received invitations to re-book before those pupils who originally had a test on a later date. ADIs who […]

Question and answer session on driver training

Question and answer session on driver training Last Friday (17 July) DVSA staff joined the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) representatives to answer members’ questions around driver training and testing. A recording of the 45-minute question and answer session has now been published on the NASP website and is available for you to watch. The session looked […]