Sent: 20th August 2021

Dear DVSA,

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+ [...]


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.

There is also a specimen ADI driver test analysis report as an [...]

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. They said:

Prioritising standards checks and engagement call

In the message issued earlier [...]


Following the pandemic, test delays and increase in private practice we have been asked about how legally safe we are in our pupils cars. There are various liabilities:

  • The control of the vehicle without dual controls
  • The legality of the vehicle mechanically
  • Other [...]
Uniting the Driver Training Industry

Taking Pride in the Driver Training Industry

The world we live in is constantly evolving. Sadly the driving instructor industry doesn't always embrace and reflect this. Be it generational differences or personal understanding, being open and accepting to individuals is part [...]


This guide is by Theory Test Explained who offer 1:1 Theory Training for learner drivers and PDIs. Available as a dual branded service for ADIs at no extra charge.

National Associations Strategic Partnership

We took the opportunity to raise some of your issues, concerns and questions with NASP. You can listen to Chris Bensted reading through the Question and Answers on the bonus episode of The Instructor Podcast (Complete with extra details and discussion). Or read them below.