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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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Driving test slots available for tomorrow for tiers one and two

A number of test slots for tomorrow (2 December) have already been made available on the booking system. These are for tier one or two only.

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DVSA updates its SOPs for car and motorcycle tests

DVSA has updated its standard operating procedures for car and motorcycles tests.

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NASP publishes lockdown FAQs

NASP has released a document which answers frequently asked questions about the lockdown.

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No key worker priority service during English lockdown

As there is no key worker priority service, DVSA has said ADIs should not offer lessons to critical workers in England during the lockdown period.

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Driver training and tests suspended during new national lockdown

Driver and rider training and tests will be suspended in England from 5 November to 2 December 2020.

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Nine test centre waiting rooms to open from Friday

DVSA has announced it will be opening nine test centre waiting rooms from Friday 30 October.

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