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The Ultimate Guide to Driving Safely & Avoiding Distractions

The Ultimate Guide to Driving Safely & Avoiding Distractions’’ Is an introduction to road safety and aims to raise awareness on the risks of accidents and casualties caused by...

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Reply to letter ADINJC sent regarding timing study

We have today received correspondence from DVSA on the points we raised with them. Below are the responses – Devolved responsibility –  Regulation 24 states that any person...

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DVSA – Driving test timing study: What you need to know

In our recent blog post, we let you know we will be carrying out a timing study of the driving test from 16 July until October 2018 across 127...

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DVSA – Booking a driving test: email confirmation issue

We’re aware that some candidates who’ve registered to book a driving test online with a Gmail account, haven’t received an email confirming their appointment details. We’re working with Google...

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Changes to the DT1: checking for MOT and tax

Driving examiners will now be using a new mobile search app to check if cars used for driving tests have a valid MOT and tax. Most people won’t have to...

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DVSA Timing Study

As we had some queries from members about the forthcoming timing study, we wrote to DVSA to ask for further details. This is their reply – Notices will be...

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Latest DVSA Statistics

Latest DVSA Statistics https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/driver-and-rider-testing-and-instructor-statistics-january-to-march-2018

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Marmalade appeals to our industry to support free trade by avoiding the trademarking of key terms

Our sponsor and a leading insurer for young drivers is appealing to the industry to support free trade by not trying to trademark key terms.  Marmalade was forced to...

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GDPR Presentation from Association Day

Presentation from Smart Driving GDPR Presentation 2018

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How MOT changes will affect the driving test

From Monday 4 June 2018 you won’t be able to use vehicles (except motorcycles) for practical driving tests if they: • are displaying an engine malfunction indicator lamp (MIL),...

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