Tag Archives: DVSA

Learner drivers to be allowed to drive on motorways from June

Learner drivers

Learner drivers will be allowed to take lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales from June 2018. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) this week confirmed that the law would be changed following a consultation on the matter last year. Announcing the decision on Thursday, the DVSA said that it would help improve learners’ knowledge and ensure more ... Read More »

Thousands of drivers caught at least twice for using mobile phone

mobile phone

The RAC revealed figures provided by the DVLA that show more than 6,000 motorists have at least two endorsements on their license for driving while being distracted. This includes the use of mobile phones, of which the actual figure of drivers using their phone out-of-habit is reckoned to be much higher. The DVLA figures come in the wake of RAC research from 2017 ... Read More »

Revamped practical driving test to be rolled out towards end of 2017

Revamped practical driving test

New laws to the practical driving test are to take affect towards the end of the year which will implement learner drivers will have to operate a satellite navigation system (sat-nav) during their driving test as part of the changes to the test which will reportedly help save lives and improve the safety on Britain’s roads. Starting from December 4th, ... Read More »