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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

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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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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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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 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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