Update on private practice in Scotland

Update on private practice in Scotland From today (2 April), stay at home guidance is changing in Scotland. This means learner drivers in Scotland can take private practice during non-essential journeys as guidance changes to ‘stay local’, allowing travel within a local authority for a non-essential purpose. Private practice must still be with someone from […]

Scottish Government update on indicative dates for restarting driver services

Scottish Government update on indicative dates for restarting driver services The Scottish First Minister introduced an updated Strategic Framework for COVID-19 on 16 March. This included a timetable of when restrictions can start to be lifted in Scotland. In the framework, Scottish Government has indicated that driving lessons and tests can restart from 26 April […]

High Wycombe driving test centre: update

High Wycombe driving test centre: update We wanted to provide you with an update on the progress we are making with securing the new site on the Cressex Business Park. Our planning application has now been submitted and is in the consultation period. We expect a decision on planning permission by the middle of May. As […]

Update on private practice in England

Update on private practice in England From today (29 March) essential journey guidance is changing in England. This means that learner drivers in England are able to take private practice during non-essential journeys. The private practice must still be with someone from their own household or support bubble. Letting your pupils know We are emailing […]

Update on private practice in Wales

Update on private practice in Wales From tomorrow (27 March) the stay local journey guidance is changing in Wales. This means that learner drivers in Wales can take private practice on any journey within Wales. The private practice must still be with someone from their own household or support bubble. Letting your pupils know We […]

Restarting driving lessons and tests in Wales

Restarting driving lessons and tests in Wales Following the Welsh First Minister’s review on 12 March, we have worked with the Welsh Government and stakeholders to agree restart dates of all our driver and rider services in Wales. The dates are the same as the indicative restart dates for England and will go ahead if […]

Scottish Government update on extension of temporary lockdown

Scottish Government update on extension of temporary lockdown On 16 March the First Minister of Scotland announced details of the updated Strategic Framework for Covid 19. This included a timetable of when restrictions can start to be lifted in Scotland. The announcement included an indicative start date for driving lessons of 26 April. DVSA is […]

Continuing lockdown (alert level 4) in Wales

Continuing lockdown (alert level 4) in Wales Following the announcement by the Welsh First Minister today (12 March), we are working closely with the Welsh Government and stakeholders to agree restart dates for lessons and DVSA driver and rider testing services. We will share these plans with you as soon as we can. You can […]