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Theory test fees being reviewed – have your say

DVSA is consulting the public over the cost of theory tests. Recently we ran a survey of 1056 driving instructors and 30.4% of them thought the current costs for getting a licence were too much. The proposal by DVSA is

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Driving tests no longer available in foreign languages

Both the theory and practical driving tests are only available in English or Welsh. This was a change that was called for by 70% of respondents to public consultation by the then DSA (now DVSA). Previously candidates could take their

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DSA now Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Roads Minister Stephen Hammond has launched the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) today (Wednesday 2 April 2014). DVSA replaces the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA). It will be responsible for setting, testing

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New flexible approach to handling test cancellations from April 1

DVSA will introduce a more flexible approach to the way it handles short notice cancellation of tests by candidates from April 1, 2014. No, it’s not an April Fool’s prank. At the moment, candidates automatically lose their fee if they

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Changes to Lorry, Bus and Motorcycle Rules

Lorry and bus drivers FromĀ 10 April, the changes will: remove the need for 8-forward gear ratios for large test vehicles (category C, C+E) let people who take a lorry or bus test (category C, C+E and D, D+E) in an

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DSA and VOSA merge to become DVSA – no change for Approved Driving Instructors

The (DVSA) Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has been launched in place of the (DSA) Driving Standards Agency and the (VOSA) Vehicle and Operator Services Agency. Transport Minister Robert Goodwill announced the creation of the new agency, which will have

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