Question and answer session on driver and rider training

Question and answer session on driver and rider training Last Friday (3 July) DVSA staff joined the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) representatives to answer members’ questions around driver training and testing. A recording of the 45-minute question and answer session has now been published on the NASP website and is available for you to watch. The […]

Local restrictions in parts of Wales

Local restrictions in parts of Wales The Welsh government has announced that additional local restrictions will be introduced in areas of Conwy, Denbighshire, Wrexham and Flintshire from 6pm Thursday 1 October 2020 to limit the spread of coronavirus. Read the Welsh government’s guidance on the restrictions that will be put in place in these areas. Currently the local […]

Canterbury large goods test centre: closure

Canterbury large goods test centre: closure The LGV test centre in Canterbury will be closing. The last day of testing will be 20 November 2020. Candidates will be able to book tests in the nearby test centres in Hastings and Gillingham, which provide a more consistent service up to 6 days a week and which will […]

Local restrictions in parts of Wales and England

Local restrictions in parts of Wales and England The Welsh and Westminster Governments have recently announced the introduction of additional local restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus. Cardiff, Llanelli (Carmarthenshire), Swansea county, Neath Port Talbot, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan, Leeds, Blackpool, Wigan and Stockport areas are all affected. Local restrictions in Wales Local restrictions were introduced […]

Changes to the car theory test

Changes to the car theory test DVSA has introduced the planned changes to the car theory test today (Monday 28 September 2020). The updated part of the test will make it more realistic and improve accessibility for all candidates. Video clip scenarios Video clip scenarios will replace the written case study within the multiple choice […]

Macclesfield temporary motorcycle test centre to close

Macclesfield temporary motorcycle test centre to close The temporary site at Macclesfield Rugby Club will close on 4 August 2020. Module two motorcycle tests and car driving tests will still be available from Macclesfield driving test centre. Candidates will be able to take module one motorcycle tests and use the motorcycle manoeuvring area at Bredbury multipurpose […]

Local restrictions in Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent

Local restrictions in Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent The Welsh Government has announced that additional local restrictions have been introduced in areas of Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent from 6pm Tuesday 22 September 2020 to limit the spread of coronavirus. Read the Welsh Government’s guidance on the restrictions that have been put in […]

Local restrictions in the Midlands

Local restrictions in the Midlands The government has announced that additional local restrictions have been introduced in areas of the Midlands from Tuesday 22 September 2020 to limit the spread of coronavirus. The affected areas are Wolverhampton, Oadby and Wigston. Read the government’s guidance on the restrictions that have been put in place in these areas. Currently […]