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The Driving Instructors Association is the largest independent professional association in the UK representing driver trainers and specialists.
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The DIA Aug 5
This week's free webinar on Friday at 11am is the new norm: driver and rider trainer comparison. We'll compare new procedures, what this has meant and see if it has generated any changes for the better. Click the link to register your place.
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The DIA Jul 31
Member update - what has DIA been up to this week plus advice for members in newly locked down areas -
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The DIA Jul 30
Join us tomorrow at 11 for a free webinar about how the fleet sector has been affected by COVID-19. It'll cover topics such as dynamic risk assessment, subjective vs objective assessing and risk weighting. Click the link to register your place.
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The DIA Jul 29
DVSA urges patience and DIA warns pupils against leaping too soon for a rescheduled test date
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The DIA Jul 28
Changes to ADI Parts Two, Three and Standards Check Assessments -
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The DIA Jul 23
As the DVSA announces that theory test certificates will not be extended, NASP highlights concerns that pupils will have to delay already rescheduled driving tests
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The DIA Jul 23
Masks are strongly encouraged during driving lessons but not mandatory. They are mandatory during a driving test (unless someone has a medical reason for not wearing one)
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The DIA Jul 22
Replying to @Woodfield76 @ADINJChq
3/ "As the result is already established, this will prevent the examiner and candidate remaining in the vehicle for any longer than is necessary. It should be noted that this is a temporary measure and normal service will resume when it is safe to do so."
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The DIA Jul 22
Replying to @Woodfield76 @ADINJChq
2/ "If the candidate commits a serious or dangerous fault (or makes 16 driving faults) that would result in a fail, the candidate will be directed back to the test centre where the test will be ended and a debrief offered."
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The DIA Jul 22
Replying to @Woodfield76 @ADINJChq
1/ DVSA has said this is only a temporary measure. On the last NASP and DVSA Zoom meeting they said: "This procedure is already in place for critical worker tests. DVSA is providing a full, rigorous and objective driving test; this is a test not a lesson."
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The DIA Jul 21
This Friday's webinar is for rider trainers. How have you found being back at work? Share your feedback, issues, and how you have overcome them. Join us at 10am (not 11 as it says on the link!)
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The DIA Jul 20
Watch the Q&A between NASP and DVSA
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The DIA Jul 20
You & Yours on BBC Radio 4 has asked us if any instructors and learners doing their test on Wednesday would be happy to speak to them about tests starting up again. If this applies to you and you're happy to speak to them, please email editor@driving.org
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The DIA Jul 15
The Welsh First Minister announced this morning that driving lessons can restart in Wales on 27 July and theory and practical tests will be phased in from 3 August
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The DIA Jul 14
NASP calls for trainers to protect and respect pupils and each other
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The DIA Jul 10
Update on training and testing in Scotland and Wales
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The DIA Jul 10
No firm date for return for driver trainers in Scotland and toilets set to reopen at test centres
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The DIA Jul 9
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The DIA Jul 8
Last Friday, DVSA and NASP answered members’ questions around driver training and testing. Click the link to find out more and view the online Q&A.
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The DIA Jul 3
NASP asks member questions to DVSA, plus how you can have your say on next week's Rider Trainer webinar -
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