Learner drivers still facing up to six-month wait for driving tests in the UK


Learner drivers continue to face lengthy waiting times for practical driving tests, in some cases as long as 24 weeks.

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Learner drivers struggle to book tests amid backlog

Chronic shortage of driving instructors


Driving test backlog could stretch into 2022
Young Driver driving lessons with instructor

Learner drivers wait six months for lessons


Four out of five (81%) of driving instructors are reporting waiting lists, with some learners being told to wait six months or more.
How to avoid stress and keep calm in a driving test

Top 10 ways to combat driving test nerves


Driving tests are suspended at the moment but under normal circumstances, around 6,000 people take one each day. It's a nervy time.
Research predicts driving instructor shortage

Research predicts driving instructor shortage


New research has predicted an increasing shortage of driving instructors due to a combination of factors including the coronavirus pandemic.
James May launches driving theory app

James May launches driving theory test app


James May has launched a new app that helps students with their driving theory tests — but do you need to brush up on your knowledge too?
Those who pass driving test first time are safest drivers, says study

Those who pass driving test first time are safest


New research has settled the debate about whether or not the best drivers actually pass first time.
Drivers in Georgia no longer have to pass a test to get driving licence

No test needed for Georgian learners under Covid


The American state of Georgia has announced teenagers will no longer have to pass a formal driving test to obtain a driving license.
More than 1 in 4 drivers have caused a crash due to misreading a road sign

1 in 4 drivers have crashed after misreading sign


Luckily, you don’t have to know a lot of the things you learned when you were 17. However, knowing your road signs is fairly important.

Driving tests have been temporarily suspended


The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has announced that driving tests due to take place today and tomorrow will be postponed due to Covid-19.

Less than half of learners pass tougher theory


Pass rates for car theory tests are 25 percentage points lower than they were in 2007, statistics from the Department for Transport have shown.
German teenager banned from driving 49 minutes after passing test

Teen gets driving ban 49 mins after passing test


A German teenager has been banned from driving just 49 minutes after passing his test, after police caught him breaking the speed limit.