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.
Aldi raises lorry drivers' pay to keep shops stocked

Aldi raises HGV drivers' pay amid shortage


Supermarket chain Aldi has boosted wages for lorry drivers to encourage them to stay with the company and keep shelves stocked.
Hyundai ships first units of hydrogen-powered heavy duty lorry

Government moves to end HGV driver shortage


The Government has written an open letter to the UK logistics sector pledging to improve working conditions and simplify tests for new drivers.
Revealed: the dangerous defects found on foreign and British lorries

Temporary changes to working hours for HGV drivers


Government move to temporarily extend the number of hours that HGV drivers can work is met with backlash from the industry.

Can I still get driving lessons in lockdown?


With the vaccine rollout continuing, learner drivers are beginning to wonder when they will be able to get driving lessons and take their test.
Learner drivers struggle to book tests amid backlog

Learners struggle to book tests amid backlog


Learner drivers are scrambling to book driving tests amid a backlog of around 420,000 people caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Learner drivers struggle to book tests amid backlog

DVSA dismisses driving test petition


The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has told Driving.co.uk that allowing driving instructors to pass learners would "not be lawful".
Almost half of under-25s think driving should be on the school curriculum

Four in five Brits support additional driving test


The majority of British motorists are in favour of second practical tests to help improve driving standards, according to a new survey.
Learner drivers battle to book tests post-lockdown with six-hour online queues

Learners in eight-hour queue to book driving tests


More than 230,000 learner drivers in England and Wales faced queues of up to six hours to book driving tests today as the DVSA website reopened.