Improving the driving test experience for candidates

In our latest Despatch blog post, lead user researcher Paul Bailey shares how we’ve improved the driving test experience for candidates through our new app. He explains more about how we designed the digital test summary report and how this will make it easier for candidates to understand their test results. Read improving the driving […]

Road Safety News w/comm 14/10/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Eight years since it was last mooted, the issue of raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph has once again surfaced – but what do road safety professionals think? (15 reader comments) • The Government has confirmed a further £13 million of funding for the Bikeability scheme […]

Coaching – the Next Level, Milton Keynes

Coaching – the Next Level Mercure Hotel Milton Keynes, The Approach, Two Mile Ash, Milton Keynes, MK88LY Monday October 21st ​The workshop will enhance any basic coaching skills you may already have and you can study the art of coaching at a more advanced level for the driver training industry. In turn this will help […]

Pontefract test centre: temporary relocation

Pontefract driving test centre is temporarily relocating due to ongoing maintenance work. Candidates with tests booked should meet their examiner at the Premier Inn, until this work has been completed. We’ll keep you updated on the progress of the work. Temporary location address Premier Inn Pontefract North A1 Business Park Pontefract Road Pontefract WF11 0BU […]

Campaign against abusive behaviour to learners

You may have seen or heard a lot of activity in the media yesterday about the campaign in relation to abusive and dangerous behaviour towards learners. A petition has been started in protest at this behaviour, and it would be much appreciated if you would consider taking part by signing it, sharing it, and getting […]

80mph motorway speed limit – the wrong message, or time for change?

  Eight years since it was last mooted, the issue of raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph has once again surfaced on the political agenda – but what do road safety professionals and other stakeholders think of the idea? Edward Seaman, assistant editor of Road Safety News, has delved into the issue and gathered […]

John’s Blog has posted a new item, ‘My oldest friend has written a book’

When I say my oldest friend has written a book. I mean the friend I’ve known the longest, not the most elderly friend I have. ““My Brother’s Bicycle: Enfield to Athens on a Tandem… by Les Stanley” recounts not just the trip mentioned in the title but various travels and travails around the world. I […]

Marking the driving test digitally

In September, we let you know about the work we’ve been doing to create an app to mark driving tests digitally. As part of the gradual roll out, from today (9 October 2019) a few examiners will be carrying out driving tests using the app, instead of the paper DL25. We’ll carry out a small […]