May 1, 2009

DSA Driving Theory Test Consultation Paper

Britannia Driving School has been notified by The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) that they have launched an online consultation exercise: An Abridged Theory Test for Learner Car Drivers.

The Consultation Paper invites comments on the DSA proposal to set a reduced fee of £24 for new abridged theory test for learner drivers.

Subject to consultation, the fee would apply to the new abridged theory test being introduced from October 2009.

The abridged theory test for learner car drivers is only being made available to theory test candidates who have previously been awarded the new pre-driver qualification in safe road use.

Britannia has been told that the deadline for response is Monday 20th July 2009.

Simon Bush of Britannia Driving School said: “The DSA have posted copies of the Consultation and initial Impact Assessments on their website: The related Reply Form can be accessed at. theory test consultation. We would advise all driving instructors to take part in the said Consultation as it affects our industry and pupils.”

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