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England, mainland Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are in national lockdowns. Driver training and testing is suspended until restrictions are lifted.

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The Driving Instructors Association is the leading provider of CPD to driver education and training professionals. We offer a diverse and affordable range of training and events.

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Driver Trainer is the magazine and online news resource of the Driving Instructors Association. It features all the breaking stories that matter most to the driving industry, as well as in-depth articles, expert opinion, car reviews and more.

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Here you will find information on the wide range of benefits you can enjoy as a member of the DIA, the UK’s largest membership body for driver and rider trainers, as well as how to join.

Training

The Driving Instructors Association is the leading provider of CPD to driver education and training professionals. We offer a diverse and affordable range of training and events.

Driver Trainer

Driver Trainer is the magazine and online news resource of the Driving Instructors Association. It features all the breaking stories that matter most to the driving industry, as well as in-depth articles, expert opinion, car reviews and more.

The Driving Instructors Association is the largest professional membership body for driver and rider trainers in the UK

The DIA offers support, advice, professional development and training, lobbying and representation to trainers working across all vehicle and licence categories. A globally respected source of advice and expertise on driver education, we work with driver trainers and road safety professionals across the world to develop driving standards. We offer a wide range of benefits for our members, including professional indemnity and public liability insurance.

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Supporting pupils with mental health issues

Watch our video with advice for supporting pupils with mental health issues.

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Special needs accommodations for the theory test during COVID-19

John Rogers from Disability Driving Instructors discusses special needs accommodations for the theory test available during the COVID-19 restrictions.

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FAQs about COVID-19 testing of pupils

Our FAQs cover whether you can implement a compulsory COVID test before lessons policy, types of test and more.

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NASP update 9 March

The latest NASP update includes information on reducing the driving test backlog, DfT’s new learning to drive project, standards checks, SEISS grants and more.

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Fifth self employed grant announced in budget

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has set out the government’s latest budget.

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Do you need to pay a data protection fee?

ICO requires data protection fee by 27 March 2021.

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