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The UK’s largest professional body for driver and rider training, education, support and advice

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Becoming a DIA member means getting immediate access to many benefits including expert legal advice and our help desk, useful webinars, our fantastic magazine and PI PL insurance as standard.

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Learning isn’t just for your pupils — instructor training can help to keep your skills sharp and your business at its best. Our DIA Academy offers online and in-person training, webinars, and assessments for your personal and professional development.

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Our monthly magazine, Driver Trainer, is the most-read publication in the field of professional driver and rider training. Each issue features breaking news stories in the driving industry, in-depth articles, expert opinions, reviews, special offers, and more.

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

The DIA is more than just a membership it’s a community of over 15,000 ADIs and driving instruction experts, all working to improve the industry together. We have close links with policy and decision makers in road safety and driver training, so that our members’ can seek real answers to their concerns.


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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What DVSA are doing to answer more of your calls

What DVSA are doing to answer more of your calls

Since the start of the pandemic, the number of calls …

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UK Government funds HGV skills bootcamps to tackle shortages

UK Government funds HGV skills bootcamps to tackle shortages

To tackle the ongoing shortage of HGV drivers, the UK …

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More than 22,000 parking tickets are being issued to drivers every day

More than 22,000 parking tickets are being issued to drivers every day

An average of more than 22,000 tickets are being handed …

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Automatic cars continue to get more popular for young learners

Automatic cars continue to get more popular for young learners

According to the DVSA, the number of young drivers choosing …

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Could cars really tell if a person is drunk? This soon may be a reality

Could cars really tell if a person is drunk? This soon may be a reality

It’s an idea that would surely change the motoring world …

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