Planned strike action by the PCS Union is set to bring driving test disruption to Yorkshire and Derbyshire over the Christmas period.
The DVSA have released a large amount of data on driving tests conducted from up to June of this year. These figures show that test success rates have fallen overall but gives hope for certain age and gender related demographics. Based on the data, the worst performance at the first attempt over the period was
A recent ballot by the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) has resulted in an 86.2% vote in favour of strike action in a dispute of pay and conditions. The PCS Union represents workers in government departments and quangos including the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). Both the DVSA and DVLA’s potential strike action will affect the driver training industry. Turnout in the ballot was 51.6%, exceeding…
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My specialist area is disabilities, medical conditions and specific educational needs. I have taught pupils to drive with most of the adaptations available for use on cars. I also have experience of teaching most SENs, most medical conditions and most disabilities. I am a director of Disability Driving Instructors (DDI). I also am the author
Becky Seaton, one of the SDDIAs members, will lead one of the legs of this years Big Learner Relay.
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Every 4 years an Approved Driving Instructor should receive a standards check every 4 years. However the backlog for standards checks has reached the level where it is unlikely to be dealt with any time soon. Instead the DVSA have introduced a new system to arrange standards checks for instructors who demonstrate the most pressing