Driving Test changes: new ‘show me, tell me’ videos

  With less than 3 months to go to until the driving test changes, the DVSA have published new videos about the updated ‘show me, tell me’ driving test questions. During the test, examiners ask your pupils 2 vehicle safety questions – known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. Currently, both questions are asked…

More info on the driving test changes: 4 Dec

The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres. Here’s more information on what to expect.

“Couldn’t have done it without his help”

  “Passed my test today, Mike was great the whole way through. Very helpful, clear and alround good. Couldn’t have done it without his help.” great feedback received in the post today from Kirsty Davidson in Preston, Lancashire about her driving instructor Mike Connelly.  

Why pulling up on the right is real life driving

Since the DVSA announced the changes to the driving test, they’ve received a lot of comments about when it’s suitable to pull up on the right. Lesley Young, Chief Driving Examiner, explains more in her latest blog post about why we’re introducing this manoeuvre to the car driving test – and why this is real-life…

What’s it like to be assaulted as a driving examiner?

  The DVSA recently launched a campaign taking a zero-balance approach to abuse towards their staff. One of the most common types of abuse our driving examiners face is from candidates taking their driving test. In their latest blog post, one of the driving examiners anonymously shares their experience of being verbally assaulted at work.

Green light for driving lessons on motorways

    Learner drivers will be able to have lessons on motorways in a bid to improve road safety, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced today. The law change will be active from 2018, when learners will be allowed on motorways with an approved driving instructor in a dual control car. This will provide a broader…

DVSA aims to stop violence against its staff

DVSA is taking a zero tolerance approach to physical and verbal assaults against its staff. A new campaign warns the public that whether they’ve failed their driving test, or been given a fixed penalty at the roadside – don’t take it out on our staff. Some DVSA staff will also start to trial body-worn cameras…

Making the driving test more reflective of real life driving

  In April 2017, the DVSA announced that the driving test will change from 4 December 2017. In their latest blog, Deputy Chief Driving Examiner Neil Wilson addresses your concerns and answers your questions about the upcoming driving test changes. Check out the blog to find out more.

Web site minor maintenance

  Our lesson and Crash Course prices are in the process of being updated this weekend, 1st & 2nd July. It’s possible that the Crash Course prices may not be up to date until week commencing 3rd July. As such kindly call our booking line team on 0800 85 41 40 to check. Our apologies…

New driving test centre to open in Birmingham

  New driving test centre to open in Birmingham   DVSA will be opening a new temporary driving test centre at Cocks Moors Woods Leisure Centre on 3 July 2017. Tests are now available to book. Venue details Cocks Moors Woods Leisure Centre   The Lodge S. King’s Heath Birmingham B14 6ER View map On site instructions…