Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

The DVSA carries out tests and approves driving instructors and MOT testers.


  • approve people to be driving instructors
  • approve people to be MOT testers
  • carry out tests to make sure lorries and busses are safe to drive
  • carry out roadside checks on drivers and vehicles
  • monitor vehicle recalls

For more information, see:

Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)

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