DITC co-founder Chris Bensted is a specialist Theory Trainer and runs Theory Test Explained. He spoke at the Driving Instructor Live Show, at the British Motoring Museum about the opportunities and needs surrounding the DVSA Theory Test.
The following resources are recommended by Chris as his personal favourites.… Read full article
Perimenopause – Definition
At first glance, this didn’t seem an appropriate topic for two middle-aged guys (Chris Bensted & Ian Brett) to champion. Like our LGBTQ+ Advocacy, we hesitated as outsiders, to the point that we missed Menopause Awareness Day. Only to be followed by two unprompted calls in a week from female ADIs asking if it was this affecting their lessons and how they could better cope.… Read full article
The Driving Instructor and Trainers Collective (DITC) got contacted about this very thing. A driver had been stopped and allegedly charged for driving without insurance and driving unaccompanied, plus an impound charge, while inside of his first 12 months in the country.… Read full article
Learning to drive can be challenging enough, but those with dyslexia can often suffer in silence without help across the many facets of the learning to drive process. Below are some of the tools and resources available to help you or your pupils get on the road.… Read full article
NASP (https://n-a-s-p.co.uk) is made up of the 3 tier 1 partners for DVSA, the DIA, ADINJC and MSA GB. They have received the following answers from the DVSA and are having a meeting in early September for further discussions and to air any concerns and questions not previously forwarded.… Read full article
Sent: 20th August 2021
We are writing to you as The Driving Instructor and Trainers Collective – Signposting point for the industry and advocate for ADI benefits and support. Our reach includes 10,000+ ADIs and PDIs, and we wish to respond to the recent recovery related emails broadcast by the DVSA.… Read full article
From NASP “On 13th August NASP wrote to DVSA with questions received from members concerning prioritising standards checks. The answers from DVSA received on August 18th are given below.
This week the DVSA announced that they would be using pass statistics to targeted ADIs with lower than average pass rates for Standards Checks to improve standards and test ready assessments by ADIs.
Prioritising standards checks and engagement call
In the message issued earlier today we explained what we are doing next to help reduce car driving test waiting times.… Read full article