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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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