Blog

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...

Read more

GDPR Presentation from Association Day

Presentation from Smart Driving GDPR Presentation 2018

Read more

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),...

Read more

Lesley Young

Lesley Young: looking back at my time as Chief Driving Examiner In Lesley’s last blog post, she reflects on some highlights from her time at DVSA and discusses some of the...

Read more

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018

GDPR will replace the existing Data Protection Act (DPA) and it means we (DVSA) are required to make sure you’re fully aware of how we use the personal information...

Read more

New Chief Driving Examiner

DVSA has appointed Mark Winn to succeed Lesley Young as Chief Driving Examiner.  Mark will take up his new responsibilities on Friday 1 June. ADINJC wishes Mark well in...

Read more

Changes to Theory Test

From 1 May 2018, we’ll be changing the way 78 theory test questions are worded, to make them more accessible to everyone. We’ve worked with the British Dyslexia Association...

Read more

DVSA digital strategy published

We’ve published our digital strategy for 2018 to 2022, which sets out what we’re doing to become a digitally enabled organisation. Using tablets during the driving test As part...

Read more

50 days until learners are allowed on the motorway

50 days until learners are allowed on the motorway From Monday 4 June 2018, learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and...

Read more

NASP Report March 2018

NASP Meeting NASP REPORT March 2018 The committee met on Monday 26th March to discuss the joint meeting the next day with DVSA. Various items were discussed including, graduated...

Read more