DVSA could help students choose a Driving Instructor
Tue, 23 May 2017

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has raised concerns over falling driving tuition standards by Instructors whereby well over 50% of all driving tests are being failed, leading many students having to continue paying out as they resit their test many times over.


 

According to the DVSA, driving instructors not up to standard are partly to blame, leading the agency to look at releasing the rankings of over 40,000 driving instructors in an Of-sted type document in order for students to avoid teachers who miss the grade within their area. 

Even though driving instructors are checked regularly, only 30% achieve the highest ranking possible. Currently, today's instructors do not need to report their scores to students.

Any change that helps keep motoring costs down or improves quality standards is a good thing, and anyone providing a service these days should be more transparent, especially with young drivers who are fresh out of education and not feeling flush with cash. 

Searching for cars with low insurance as well as low payments is another helpful tool for helping drivers keep their costs down. Using www.paymentswap.co.uk shows cars that fit a driver's budget and display models that can be purchased online and come with 5 days free insurance from Aviva. 

 

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