Uxbridge theory test centre: relocation

The theory test centre in Uxbridge is relocating to a new site. The last day of testing at Wellington House will be 28 March 2020. The first day of testing at the new site will be 9 April 2020. Candidates with tests booked have been notified of the change. New test centre address Uxbridge theory […]

Chickens and man flu top tax evaders’ excuses

  DVLA has released some of the more inventive excuses that people have used this year for not taxing their vehicles. Read our press release

What you told us about driving independently

Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out research to help us understand how we can encourage more learner drivers to spend more time driving independently. In our latest blog post, Abigail Britten Senior Strategic Communications Manager, shares our initial findings with you and explains what we’ll be doing next. Read ‘What you told […]

Changes to the car theory test

From 14 April 2020, we’ll be updating part of the car theory test to make it more realistic and improve the accessibility for all candidates. Video clip scenarios will replace the written case study part of the current theory test. Candidates will be asked 3 questions based on the short video clip. Candidates will still: […]

Caernarfon LGV driving test centre closure

Caernarfon large goods vehicle (LGV) driving test centre is closing. The last day of testing has not yet been confirmed. Plans are in place to move LGV, and car and trailer driver testing to the existing testing site at Wrexham. The existing testing site at Bangor is also being readied for car and trailer driving […]

Working with you to encourage learners to practise driving in the dark

Over the past few months we’ve been carrying out research to help us understand how we can encourage more learner drivers to spend time practising driving in the dark. In our latest blog post, Mark Winn shares our research findings with you and explains how you can help. Read ‘Working with you to encourage learners […]

Updating the driver’s record

We’ve published new versions of the driver’s record on GOV.UK. Driver’s records are a good way to track your pupils’ progress and for them to record their practice and skills. The records have been updated so that they: are easier to read and use group together key skills so you can easily check what your […]

Bishop Stortford test centre: temporary relocation

Car driving tests will be relocated to a temporary site while we carry out maintenance work. The last day of testing at Bishop Stortford test centre will be Monday 9 March 2020.  From Tuesday 10 March 2020 any tests booked will be carried out from Bishop Stortford football club. Testing will recommence from Bishop Stortford test centre as […]