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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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Government inquiry into smart motorway safety

Transport committee will look at whether the government needs a rethink on smart motorways.

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Government decides to not extend theory test certificates

Despite the recent petition, the government has announced it will not extend theory test certificates.

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DVSA driving examiner recruitment – a few days left to apply

Closing date for applications is Monday 1 March at midnight.

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Young drivers find music helps their driving ability

Study respondents claimed it was not only “difficult” but sometimes “near impossible” to concentrate without music playing.

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DIA asks government for ADIs to be vaccination priority

Carly Brookfield has written to Nadhim Zahawi to urge him to consider driver and rider trainers as a priority group for the next stage of the vaccination rollout.

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DIA CEO asks chancellor for financial support for ADIs

DIA CEO Carly Brookfield has written to the chancellor to ask him to consider additional financial measures for driver and rider trainers.

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