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Unfortunately our phone system is currently down

If you need to contact us for any reason please complete our online contact form or email support@driving.org for the quickest response rather than calling.

If you wish to update your membership details this can be done online at www.driving.org/dia-membership-details

Shop purchases can be made at www.driving.org/shop

The DIA Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy summary/certificate can be downloaded at www.driving.org/my-account/pipl

If you would like support from our ADI help desk please raise a ticket at www.driving.org/help/adi-helpdesk

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

Important

Unfortunately we are currently short staffed as key frontline employees are self isolating due to COVID.

If you need to contact us for any reason please complete our online contact form or email support@driving.org for the quickest response rather than calling.

If you wish to update your membership details this can be done online at www.driving.org/dia-membership-details

Shop purchases can be made at www.driving.org/shop

The DIA Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Policy summary/certificate can be downloaded at www.driving.org/my-account/pipl

If you would like support from our ADI help desk please raise a ticket at www.driving.org/help/adi-helpdesk

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause

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And to keep you on top of your game, our Academy delivers training courses and assessments run by expert ADIs so you can develop professionally alongside your work. With the many other benefits of becoming a DIA member including professional indemnity and public liability insurance as standard, you can rely on our help and expertise when you need it most.

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88% of UK drivers fail to answer FIVE basic theory questions

The car insurance experts asked the nation five common driving theory questions in the survey: (*Questions were sourced from Theory Test and represent essential road safety knowledge) The results: *The real theory test pass mark is 86%, in this case, we consider the pass mark to be 80%, which equates to 4 out of 5 questions answered correctly. For the ...
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Report from our latest meetings with DVSA

As you will be aware, alongside our colleagues from MSA and ADINJC, DIA forms part of the National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP), the steering group for the driver and rider training industry and the only first-tier consultative stakeholder group in our profession recognised by the DVSA and DfT.  We hold regular meetings with DVSA to gain updates on the agency’s activity and ...
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