Welcome to our newest instructor in Birmingham

Automatic driving lessons are increasingly popular so we were thrilled when Birmingham’s Ariyan Hadi joined the Surepass team of driving instructors to offer automatic tuition in Birmingham. Welcome Ariyan.

Another new instructor joins in Aberdeen, Scotland

A warm welcome to our new instructor in Westhill, Aberdeen – Leanne Thomson who hots the road on 12th Feb. If you’re in Aberdeen or the surrounding area please get in touch on 0800 85 41 40 to forward book your lessons or Fast Pass course.

Another instructor joins us in Atherton, Manchester

Welcome to Sarah Hindley who joins the merry throng of Surepass driving instructors based in and around Atherton. Her diary is filling up nicely, give us a call today if you would like to book a lesson or Fast Pass Course with Sarah.

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…