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Driving instructor qualifying test changes: December 2017

Driving instructor qualifying test changes: December 2017

The way that 2 of the 3 tests people take to qualify as an approved driving instructor (ADI) work will be improved from 23 December 2017.

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Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on Monday 4 December and Tuesday 5 December 2017.

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New MOT reminder service launches in beta

New MOT reminder service launches in beta

A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due.

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Traffic commissioners call for commercial vehicle operators to make urgent improvements on brake testing

Traffic commissioners call for commercial vehicle operators to make urgent improvements on brake testing

Industry regulators say collective effort is needed to address significant road safety risks.

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Driversí hours: changes to fines for commercial drivers

Driversí hours: changes to fines for commercial drivers

Rules will be changed so lorry, bus and coach drivers who drive tired will be fined for every time they've done it in the last 28 days.

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Better co ordination to stop illegal waste carriers

Better co ordination to stop illegal waste carriers

The Environment Agency and DVSA will share intelligence and carry out operations to stop illegal waste carriers and improve road safety.

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DVSA aims to stop violence against its staff

DVSA aims to stop violence against its staff

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is taking a zero tolerance approach to physical and verbal assaults against its staff.

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MOT fails could be avoided by basic car maintenance

MOT fails could be avoided by basic car maintenance

New figures have revealed that carrying out basic car maintenance could avoid the main reasons cars fail their annual MOT.

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DVSA sets out proposals to improve motorcycle training

DVSA sets out proposals to improve motorcycle training

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched a consultation asking for views on proposals to improve motorcycle training.

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DVSA officers gain commendation awards for acts of heroism

DVSA officers gain commendation awards for acts of heroism

Two Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) enforcement officers have been recognised for their quick thinking in incidents on the M6.

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DVSA supports new LGV industry driving instructor scheme

DVSA supports new LGV industry driving instructor scheme

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is supporting a new scheme for people becoming a large goods vehicle (LGV) instructor.

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Road safety campaign urges drivers to #towsafe4freddie

Road safety campaign urges drivers to #towsafe4freddie

Drivers who tow trailers are being urged to carry out basic safety checks following the tragic death of 3-year-old Freddie Hussey.

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Road safety campaign urges drivers to #towsafe4freddie

Road safety campaign urges drivers to #towsafe4freddie

Drivers who tow trailers are being urged to carry out basic safety checks following the tragic death of 3-year-old Freddie Hussey.

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Vauxhall Corsa D owners affected by vacuum pump issue: what to do

Vauxhall Corsa D owners affected by vacuum pump issue: what to do

Vauxhall has investigated fires which have occurred in the Corsa D models, and will contact you if you're a registered keeper.

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DVSA taxi driving tests to end in December 2016

DVSA taxi driving tests to end in December 2016

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will stop providing taxi driving assessments for local councils from 31 December 2016.

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Driving test changes: plans revealed to improve road safety

Driving test changes: plans revealed to improve road safety

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) wants the public to give their views on plans to improve the car driving test.

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Raising the standard of MOT testing to improve road safety

Raising the standard of MOT testing to improve road safety

Plans have been revealed to improve road safety and give consumers a better service when they take their vehicle for its MOT.

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20 years of the theory test making roads safer

20 years of the theory test making roads safer

The driving theory test is today (1 July 2016) marking 20 years of helping to make Great Britainís roads safer.

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DVSA wins top digital award for collaboration

DVSA wins top digital award for collaboration

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has won an award with Kainos for launching a digital service to record MOT results.

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Vauxhall Zafira second vehicle safety recall

Vauxhall Zafira second vehicle safety recall

Vauxhall to issue a second vehicle safety recall of Zafira B models.

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DVSA opening hours: Easter

DVSA opening hours: Easter

Opening times for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) during Easter.

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Scam email warning for DVSA customers

Scam email warning for DVSA customers

DVSA is warning the public of scam emails asking you to find your receipt attached.

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Reasons why your car fails an MOT

Reasons why your car fails an MOT

Nearly 50% of all faults found on MOTs could be avoided by carrying out regular, simple maintenance such as replacing bulbs, windscreen wipers and tyres.

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Vauxhall Zafira owners affected by heating and ventilation issue: what to do

Vauxhall Zafira owners affected by heating and ventilation issue: what to do

Vauxhall will contact you if you're a registered owner of a Zafira B model.

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) wins an international road safety award

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) wins an international road safety award

DVSA has been recognised with an international road safety award for its work improving the security of loads being transported on UK roads.

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Driving and vehicle examiner strike: December 2015

Driving and vehicle examiner strike: December 2015

Driving examiners and vehicle examiners are planning to take strike action at various times during December 2015.

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Driving and vehicle examiner strike: November 2015

Driving and vehicle examiner strike: November 2015

Driving examiners and vehicle examiners are planning to take strike action at various times on Friday 20 November 2015.

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Paul Satoor takes up leadership of DVSA

Paul Satoor takes up leadership of DVSA

Paul Satoor has today (13 October 2015) taken up the role of Interim Chief Executive at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

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VW owners affected by emissions testing: what to do

VW owners affected by emissions testing: what to do

Volkswagen (VW) will contact you if your vehicle is potentially affected by the recent emissions testing issue.

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DVSA opening hours: Christmas and New Year

DVSA opening hours: Christmas and New Year

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will open at times over Christmas and New Year.

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ADI standards check: simpler and clearer grading structure

ADI standards check: simpler and clearer grading structure

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced a simpler and clearer grading structure for driving instructors.

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Learner drivers warned about extra charges

Learner drivers warned about extra charges

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is warning learner drivers to avoid copycat websites and save money by using GOV.UK.

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