Callander driving test centre to re-open

Callander driving test centre to re-open We’re able to confirm that the part-time driving test centre at Callander will re-open for testing on 16 November 2021. Test appointments at the centre have been added to the booking system. Test centre address Callander Youth Hostel 6 Bridgend Callander FK17 8AH View a map

Testing provision on the Shetland Isles

Testing provision on the Shetland Isles DVSA has been working to identify a new site for motorcycle module 1 and lorry tests on the Shetland Isles following the announcement testing at the current location will finish on 31 July 2021. Our priority has always been to provide our customers with a continued testing service on the […]

Results of consultation on changes to the laws on driving licence acquisition and the motorcycle riding test

Results of consultation on changes to the laws on driving licence acquisition and the motorcycle riding test Today (14 July) we have published the results and recommendations from the consultation on changes to the laws on driving licence acquisition and the motorcycle riding test. The recommendations are: any candidate who already holds a full manual […]

Additional theory tests dates in Scotland

Additional theory tests dates in Scotland From 14 July over 4,500 more theory tests will be available to book on GOV.UK for tests from 19 July up to and including 3 September. The additional test capacity has been made available following the Scottish Government’s announcement on 13 July that physical distancing rules in Scotland are being relaxed […]

Sharing the new Safe Driving for Life website

Sharing the new Safe Driving for Life website Today, 7 July 2021, we are thrilled to share our new Safe Driving for Life website with learner drivers and the public. We are doing this through a national press announcement, social media and by emailing theory and driving test candidates. A reminder of our new content and features […]

Next phase of national car driving examiner recruitment campaign

Next phase of national car driving examiner recruitment campaign We’re launching the next phase of our national recruitment campaign to recruit over 300 car driving examiners to reduce driving test waiting times. Progress so far 78 recruits have started training or have training booked, and we’re expecting the first tranche to be carrying out driving […]

New theory test booking service: change to go live date

New theory test booking service: change to go live date We wrote to you on 6 May 2021 to let you know we are making changes to the theory test service for England, Scotland and Wales, including changes to the theory test booking service. The new theory test service will start from Monday 6 September. […]

Changes to petrol over the summer

Changes to petrol over the summer This summer, motorists across the country will start to see the the standard petrol grade switch from E5 to E10. The current blend of fuel contains up to 5% bioethanol (known as E5) – E10 petrol will see the amount of bioethanol increase to 10%. You should start to notice […]