New rules for drivers on eyesight and epilepsy

Revised minimum driving licence standards for eyesight and epilepsy will apply under new rules announced by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond. The changes, which come into force from 8 March, mean that there will be some changes for drivers and riders with epilepsy and to the vision standards required for driving. Eyesight Group 2 – Read More

Improved DSA online booking service for practical driving tests

DSA has launched an improved online practical test booking service that makes it simpler, clearer and faster to book and manage tests. Improvements to the service mean that it now: works better on mobile devices like tablets and smart phones doesn’t ask for a theory test pass certificate number unless it can’t find one on Read More

Law on driving licence exchange tightened to improve road safety

Foreign drivers must prove they have passed an appropriate driving test before getting a British licence under tough new rules announced by Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond. An inconsistency in the law meant that previously some non EU drivers were able to exchange their licence without proving that the necessary standards to drive in this Read More

DSA website has moved to GOV.UK

GOV.UK is the new place for corporate and policy information from DSA and the Department for Transport (DfT). DSA, DfT and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), along with 2 of DCLG’s public bodies, have become the first central government organisations to move their corporate and policy content onto the new GOV.UK website Read More