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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peterborough test centre: temporary relocation

Car, bike module 2 and ADI part 2 and 3 tests will be relocated to a temporary site while we carry out maintenance work. The last day of testing at Peterborough test centre will be Monday 9 December 2019.  From Tuesday 10 December 2019 any tests booked will be carried out from Peterborough GVTS (goods vehicle […]

Bala theory test vehicle: new meeting place

From 1 January 2020, the meeting place for the mobile theory test vehicle will be moving from the White Lion Hotel car park. New venue address Long Stay Car Park (The Green) Station Road Bala Gwynedd North Wales View a map

Improving theory test provision in Fort William

We’re looking to improve the theory test service we provide in Fort William. We’ll be holding a meeting on Monday 28 October 2019 from 6pm to 8pm. We’ll be asking your views on how we can improve, and what you think of the current theory test service. Fort William meeting details Alexandra Hotel The Parade […]

York driving test centre: relocation

The driving test centre on Murton Way will be relocating to Arabesque House on Monks Cross Drive. The last day of testing will be Thursday 24 October 2019. The first day of testing at Arabesque House will be Tuesday 29 October 2019. Tests are now available to book at the new site. We’ll be holding […]