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NASP continues to have concerns about new Standards Check approach

NASP continues to have concerns about new Standards Check approach

The National Associations Strategic Partnership (the industry steering group composed of DIA, ADINJC and MSA) released a statement this Wednesday responding to DVSA’s latest communications on changes to how Standards Checks will now be prioritised. In the statement NASP signals they are still not wholly supportive of the new approach and urge DVSA to consider …

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DVSA issues further guidance on Standards Check prioritisation

DVSA issues further guidance on Standards Check prioritisation

The regulator recently released a number of communications on the subject of the new approach to prioritising Standards Checks. A blog, video presentation and a letter from the Registrar has been sent to trainers across the UK.  DIA (and colleagues within NASP) have been urging the agency to issue more guidance – and better communications …

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New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

The government has announced further plans to help reduce the lorry driver shortage. These plans follow the recently announced vocational test changes which will create an extra 50,000 lorry tests every year. DVSA has already delivered 50% more tests than were available before the pandemic. Ministry of Defence driving examiners The Ministry of Defence (MoD) …

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Standards Check changes

Standards Check changes

DVSA have announced that the focus of their ADI Enforcement team moving forward will be towards those trainers who need it the most – these being potential instructors with driving and instructional ability qualification tests booked, and those instructors who last had a substandard assessment or have failed to attend their check. Trainers who fall …

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DVSA draws on wider range of performance data for Standards Checks.

DVSA draws on wider range of performance data for Standards Checks

DVSA are now drawing on a wider range of performance data to understand which trainers should be prioritised for Standards Checks. Part of the metrics used will be test performance data associated with you and your pupils. DVSA have shared an example report so trainers who have not seen their report before can familiarise themselves with …

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