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Increased Penalties for Mobile Phone Use

Members should be aware that the penalties for mobile phone use whilst driving will increase on 1 March.  The fixed penalty will then be a £200 fine and 6...

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NASP Survey on Training on Motorways and High Speed Road Networks

The National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) is gathering information on the training of learners and new drivers on motorways and national speed limit dual carriageways.  We would be very...

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ADI Code of Practice

Revised January 2017 About the code The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the driver training industry place great emphasis on professional standards and business ethics. This industry...

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Thoughts on learners on motorways from our Patron Quentin Willson

My views are that there’s never been official lessons for learners to drive on motorways yet casualty rates are so low is a miracle on the scale of loaves...

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Voluntary motorway lessons with a qualified instructor

Learner drivers will be allowed to have driving lessons on motorways with a driving instructor in a car fitted with dual controls. Learner drivers will be able to take...

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NASP meeting held on Wednesday 7th December 2016

The eighth meeting of the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) with the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) was held in the DVSA HQ in Nottingham on 7th December...

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Update on driving test waiting times, December 2016

Peter Hearn, Acting Director of Operations at DVSA, has blogged about driving test waiting times. In his latest blog post, Peter explains how many extra tests have been carried...

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Sign up to support our safe towing campaign

3-year-old Freddie Hussey was killed by an unsafe trailer. Freddie’s parents are urging all drivers to carry out basic safety checks each time they tow a trailer to avoid...

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The DVSA voluntary register of large goods vehicle (LGV) instructors will close on 31 December 2016

It will be replaced by the new national register of LGV instructors, which launches on 2 January 2017. Existing DVSA registered instructors. Your registration with DVSA will expire on...

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NASP report from recent September meeting

NASP meeting held on Monday 5 September 2016 The seventh meeting of the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) was held at the Lighthouse building in Salford kindly hosted by...

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