Highway Code: rule changes for signs on motorways

Today (25 July 2019) Highway Code rule 258 has been updated to provide details about red ‘x’ signs on motorways. The changes are to reflect amends made to The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) 2016 regarding lane closures.  See the full rules changes to the Highway Code Sign up for reminders Stay up […]

Hayes driving test centre: closure

Hayes driving test centre is closing and relocating to Yeading driving test centre. The last day of testing at the current test centre in Rigby Lane will be 25 October 2019. Test bookings Yeading driving test centre will be open for testing on 4 November 2019 and tests are available to book. Test centre details Cygnet […]

Road safety action plan: what you need to know

Today (19 July 2019) the Department for Transport (DFT) has published its road safety action plan. The plan sets out a number of steps aimed at reducing the number of people killed or injured on our roads. It focuses on 4 main groups; young road users, rural road users, motorcyclists and other vulnerable road users. […]

Further research into graduated driver licensing

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced today (18 July) that it will explore if graduated driver licensing – or a similar scheme – should be introduced in England. The scheme could put restrictions on new drivers, such as a minimum learning period, not driving at night, or not driving with passengers under a certain […]

DVSA – We’ve published our annual review

Over the last year, DVSA staff have worked hard to help everyone stay safe on Britain’s roads. Our annual review tells the stories of how some of our staff, through their commitment and professionalism, have made a difference to road safety. It also lets you know about some of the work we’ll be doing over […]