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Eco-Driving

Young drivers aren’t ready to commit to electric driving

Only 20% of new drivers saw themselves driving an EV in the next three years and 22% wouldn’t pay a premium for an EV at all

Dangerous Driving

Half of drivers break speed limit in residential areas

Night drivers were most likely to break the 30mph speed limit in built-up areas, with 75% speeding between the hours of midnight and 6am.

Driver Training

Updated: Learner drivers in Wales and England can take private practice on non-essential journeys

Private practice must still be with someone from their own household or support bubble.

COVID-19

DVSA chief executive writes to all ADIs

Loveday Ryder’s letter covers DVSA communication during the pandemic, clearing the backlog of driving tests and the impact of the coronavirus on the industry.

Driving test

Bus lessons and tests restart on 29 March in England

AlI in-vehicle and third-party delivered Driver CPC periodic training is planned to restart from 12 April 2021.

Cars

Electric car grant reduced

The government says it is refocusing grants on the more affordable zero emission vehicles.

COVID-19

Indicative start date of 26 April for Scottish driving lessons

DVSA is still working with the Scottish government to agree a restart date for theory and practical driving tests.

COVID-19

Proposed date to restart driving lessons in Wales is 12 April

Driving tests will restart in Wales on 22 April, as long as the public health position remains favourable.

Cars

Vehicle theft down by third during lockdown

Thefts dropped from just under 440,000 in 2019 to 304,870 the following year.

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