BRAKING NEWS...... in the industry

 

 

When your driving test resumes new changes are going to be inforce.

Driving test restart: 5 things to remember
Driving tests in England are restarting tomorrow (Wednesday 22 July). NB. This does not apply to Wales

To help keep you, your pupils and our examiners safe as testing restarts, here are 5 things we want you to do.

  • 1. Keep your vehicle clean
    Make sure the inside of the vehicle is cleaned
    You must make sure the inside of the vehicle is cleaned before the test. The examiner will also use an antiviral wipe to clean the passenger door and anything they’ll need to touch inside the vehicle.
  • 2. Arrive at the right time
    Do not arrive more than 5 minutes before your appointment time
    Do not arrive for the driving test more than 5 minutes before your appointment time.

The driving test centre waiting room will be closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, but the toilets will be available on request.

  • 3. Make sure your pupil wears a face covering
    Your pupil must wear a face covering unless they have a good reason not to
    Your pupil must wear a face covering when they come to the test centre, unless they have a good reason not to. This includes if: they have a physical or mental illness or impairment, or a disability that means they cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering putting on, wearing or removing a face covering would cause them severe distress
    they need to remove it during your test to avoid harm or injury or the risk of harm or injury to themselves or others
    Your pupil must have told us if they have a good reason not to wear a face covering when they chose a test. It’s important that your pupil has practised driving wearing a face covering before their test.

If your pupil has a problem with their face covering during the test, their driving examiner will ask them to stop so they can adjust it. Their driving examiner will end the test early if it becomes a safety issue.

  • 4. Check if your pupil should be self-isolating
    Your pupil must not come for their test if they’re self-isolating
    Your pupil must not come to their driving test if:
  • they or someone they live with has coronavirus symptoms
    they’ve been told by the NHS Test and Trace service that they’ve been in contact with a person who has coronavirus
    they have returned to the UK in the last 14 days, unless they travelled from certain countries or territories or are in other very limited situations

  • 5. Check your pupil knows what happens if they make certain faults

    Check your pupil knows the test will end early if they make certain faults
    Make sure your pupil knows that they can carry on if they make a mistake during their driving test.

If they make a serious or dangerous fault, which means they’ve failed, their driving examiner will direct them back to the driving test centre, where the test will end. This is to minimise the amount of time they need to spend in the vehicle.

More information
Check GOV.UK for more information about:

NASP Guidelines


NASP guidance for carrying out driver and rider training

Following our announcement last week on the restarting of driver and rider training and testing, we have shared the procedures we’ll follow to carry out tests safely during the coronavirus pandemic with the driver and rider training associations.
The National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) has published guidance based on these procedures, to help you safely carry out lessons with your pupils.
Read more the NASP guidance.

 


Theory tests suspended in Scotland and Wales

All theory tests in Scotland and Wales up to and including 14 July have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Theory tests for critical workers in Scotland and Wales will still go ahead.
We will continue to keep the situation under review in line with government advice in the respective countries and will provide an update on theory testing as soon as possible.
Theory tests in England will return for all candidates from 4 July with social distancing measures in place.

What DVSA are doing

 

 

We are emailing anyone with a test booked up to and including 14 July in Scotland and Wales to let them know it has been rescheduled. 

If you've booked a test for your pupils

 

 

If you have booked a test for any of your pupils during these dates, you will need to contact them to let them know that their test has been rescheduled.
You can do this on GOV.UK. You will need your driving licence number to do this. You’ll get another email from Pearson Vue. You do not need to pay again to do this.

Emergency theory tests

 

 

An emergency theory testing service will still be available in Scotland and Wales to those who have a critical need to take a test, such as NHS and social care workers.
Please do not call our customer service centre as they will not be able to help. Stay up to date with the latest COVID-19 guidance for Scotland and Wales by visiting their websites.
We will be monitoring the situation and we will let you know if we need to cancel any more tests.

 


All theory tests rescheduled

All theory tests in England, Scotland and Wales from 22 June up to and including 3 July have been rescheduled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
We will update you with a start date for theory testing as soon as we are able.

What DVSA are doing

 

 

We are emailing anyone with a test booked from 22 June up to and including 3 July to let them know it has been rescheduled. 

If you've booked a test for your pupils

 

 

If you have booked a test for any of your pupils during these dates, you will need to contact them to let them know that their test has been rescheduled.
You can do this on GOV.UK. You will need your driving licence number to do this. You’ll get another email from Pearson Vue. You do not need to pay again to do this.

Emergency theory tests

 

 

An emergency theory testing service will still be available to those who have a critical need to take a test, such as NHS and social care workers.
Please do not call our customer service centre as they will not be able to help. Stay up to date on the latest information on GOV.UK.
We will be monitoring the situation and we will let you know if we need to cancel any more tests.

 

 

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

 

Dear Philip,
I wrote to you on 22 April 2020 to set out the steps that the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has taken to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and what support the government has put in place for you.
I now want to update you on the planning we’re doing to help return to life that is as close to normal as possible, as quickly and fairly as possible, in a way that avoids a second peak of infections.


The plan to rebuild: the UK government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy

On 11 May 2020, the government published its COVID-19 recovery strategy which:

  • sets out the progress the UK has made to date in tackling the coronavirus outbreak
  • explains the plans for moving to the next phase of the response to the virus

Our priority remains to protect the public and save lives. That’s why any easing of measures must meet the government’s 5 tests. These are:

  • Protect the NHS’s ability to cope.
  • A sustained and consistent fall in the daily death rates from COVID-19.
  • Reliable data showing that the rate of infection is decreasing to manageable levels across the board.
  • Be confident that the range of operational challenges, including testing capacity and PPE, are in hand, with supply able to meet future demand.
  • Be confident that any adjustments to the current measures will not risk a second peak of infections that overwhelms the NHS.

Driving instruction and driving tests

Other than emergency training and tests for critical workers, driving instruction and driving tests have not yet been able to restart because the risk of transmission of the virus in vehicles is higher.
In his statement on 10 June, the Prime Minister reiterated that the government will remain cautious and measure the effect of the changes it makes. The Prime Minister explained this means moving slower than we’d have liked in some areas.
Driving instruction and tests will only restart when the government is confident that the assessment of risk warrants it, subject to the 5 tests and further detailed scientific advice.
In the meantime, I want to re-emphasise that you should continue to limit driving lessons to critical workers who are preparing for an emergency driving test.
Once again, I would like to thank those of you who have been able to offer driving lessons to critical workers during these unprecedented times.
We will, of course, share more information with you as soon as it’s available – including the dates that driving instruction and driving tests can restart.


Planning to restart our services

Teams across DVSA have been working extremely hard over the past few months to make sure we’re in the best possible position to restart our services as soon as it’s safe to do so.
Our priority is to make sure that you, your pupils and our staff stay safe.
The work is split into these main areas:

  • preparing guidance for driving examiners on carrying out driving tests
  • making sure our driving test centres are ready to reopen
  • making sure we have PPE in place
  • understanding which driving examiners might not be able to return to testing straight away
  • planning driving test schedules so that anyone who had a test cancelled because of coronavirus is considered a priority
  • understanding how the situation might be different in England, Scotland and Wales

I want to explain what each of these involves in a little more detail.


Preparing guidance for driving examiners

We are reviewing and updating the guidance for driving examiners about carrying out driving tests. This includes things like the PPE they need to wear, greeting candidates and cleaning equipment such as sat navs and tablets.
We’re also working hard to make sure we’ll be able to quickly help the NHS Test and Trace service (Test and Protect in Scotland, and Test, Trace, Protect in Wales) should a driving test candidate or driving examiner develop symptoms in the days after a test.


Making sure driving test centres are ready to reopen

Some of our driving test centres have now been closed for 12 weeks. We need to make sure they’re thoroughly checked before we can reopen them.
As just one example, we need to make sure the hot and cold water systems are free from legionella bacteria (which causes Legionnaires’ disease).
Many of the contractors that we rely on to do this work also put their services on hold during the lockdown. We’re busy working with them to get our test centre network safe and ready.


Making sure we have PPE in place

To help keep you, your pupils and driving examiners stay safe, we’ve ordered PPE for all driving examiners. This includes face coverings and gloves.
Since the start of pandemic, there has been a high demand for this type of equipment. Like many organisations, we’ve had to wait for supplies to become available.


Understanding which driving examiners will be available

As you’ll appreciate, some of our driving examiners are either clinically vulnerable from coronavirus, or extremely vulnerable. Others might live with or care for people in those groups.
We’ve been working with all our driving examiners to find out more about their situation so we know how many will be able to return to carrying out driving tests as soon as we’re able.


Planning driving test schedules

When we suspended driving tests, we rescheduled all your pupils’ driving tests to a named date and time.
But we now have 3 issues to think about:

  • rescheduled dates might not be suitable for you and your pupils, as situations may have changed
  • not all driving examiners will be available
  • social distancing measures might limit the number of tests we can carry out

This means we need to think about the best way to make sure your pupils can take their test at a convenient time, in a way that’s fair to everyone.
The fairest way we can do this is to put all the rescheduled tests ‘on hold’.
This means the test will no longer go ahead on the originally rescheduled date.
We will then ask people in the backlog to go online and choose their preferred date and time. We’ll invite them to do this in batches, based on when their test should have originally taken place.
We will contact you before we start this process, so you can make your pupils aware of what’s happening. We will also contact them directly with more information.
We are also planning how we can continue to help critical workers to get a test as a priority throughout this process.


Understanding how differences in England, Scotland and Wales might affect us

As you will be aware, public health is the responsibility of the devolved governments in Scotland and Wales. This means that there are currently different lockdown rules in place for England, Scotland and Wales.
We are talking to the devolved administrations about how this might affect us restarting our services in Scotland and Wales.


Financial support

If you’re self-employed, you can claim a grant through the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. The scheme allows you to claim a taxable grant worth 80% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £7,500 in total.
If you’re eligible and want to claim the first grant you must make your claim on or before 13 July 2020.
The scheme is being extended. You’ll be able to make a claim for a second and final grant in August 2020. If you’re eligible, the second and final grant will be a taxable grant worth 70% of your average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering a further 3 months’ worth of profits, and capped at £6,570 in total.
The government is also providing the following help for the self-employed:

  • deferral of Self Assessment Income Tax and VAT payments
  • grants for businesses that pay little or no business rates
  • Business Interruption Loan Scheme
  • Bounce Back Loan

Find out more about the support available at https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/business-support.


Keeping you updated

I know the last few months have been challenging. I know the uncertainty is worrying. And I know you are concerned about how you can support your customers, your business and your family.
We will update you with news about driving instruction and driving tests as soon as we are able to.
I also urge you to keep up to date with the driving instructors’ National Associations Strategic Partnership (NASP) website at http://www.n-a-s-p.co.uk.
Coronavirus is the biggest and most complex challenge the country has faced in a generation. Our aim has been to help slow the spread of coronavirus and to save lives. This continues to be our overriding priority.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
I hope that you, your family and your friends remain safe and well.
Yours sincerely,
Gareth Llewellyn
Chief Executive
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

 

 

October 2019

In September, we let you know about the work we've been doing to create an app to mark driving tests digitally.
As part of the gradual roll out, from today (9 October 2019) a few examiners will be carrying out driving tests using the app, instead of the paper DL25.
We’ll carry out a small number of driving tests, taking on board any feedback. 
We'll keep you updated as more driving tests are conducted digitally. Find out more about the work we've done to develop the app.

New tools for instructors

DVSA is updating and improving tools for driving instructors to help them prepare new drivers for a lifetime of safe driving.
Find out what's being updated and when in our latest blog post from Sarah Scott, DVSA Deputy Head of Publishing.
Sarah also explains how you can apply to join the team working on our learning materials.  How we're giving driving instructors better tools to help their pupils 

Sepember 2019

Developing an app to electronically record driving tests

Since we launched our 5 year strategy in 2017, we’ve been working to become a digitally-enabled organisation.
We want to provide modern, efficient and sustainable technology to support a mobile workforce and build brilliant digital services for our staff and customers.
Part of this work is developing an app to be used by driving examiners to record driving tests electronically.
Our latest blog post from Mark Magee explains more about this work and how it will benefit candidates taking their test.
Read 'Developing an app to electronically record driving tests'

August 2019

New address for driving test expense claims
From today (16 August 2019), the address candidates send their out-of-pocket expense applications to will be changing.

You can download the form here

The new address will be:
DVSA
PO Box 349
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
NE12 2GN

Any applications sent to the old address from today will not be processed.
The address for applications for a cancelled theory test is not changing.

When to claim for out-of-pocket expenses
Your candidates are able to apply for a refund of out-of-pocket expenses if their theory test or driving test is cancelled at short notice.
‘Short notice’ means less than 3 clear working days’ notice. Working days do not include Sundays and public holidays.

Today (20 August 2019) Highway Code annex 7 on providing emergency care has been updated.
This is following new guidance from the British Burns Association. See the full rules changes to the Highway Code

Our latest Despatch blog post is about how we've worked with telematics company Trak Global Group and Highways England to develop a smartphone app for learner drivers.
The app is designed to help improve the amount of practise learners have before taking their test. Read 'Developing a smartphone app to help learner drivers'

Annual review

Over the last year, DVSA staff have worked hard to help everyone stay safe on Britain's roads.
Our annual review tells the stories of how some of our staff, through their commitment and professionalism, have made a difference to road safety. It also lets you know about some of the work we'll be doing over the next year.
Read our annual review 2018 to 2019
We've also published our annual report and accounts which sets out what we achieved last year.
Read our annual report and accounts 2018 to 2019

Follow us on Instagram!

We’ll be sharing our highlights from last year and promoting the great work our staff do every day, on our new Instagram account. You can find us at @DVSAGOVUK

.July 2019

Highway Code rule 258 has en updated to provide details about red ‘x’ signs on motorways.
See the full rules changes:
Motorways - Motorway signals (255 to 258)

We’re launching a campaign to encourage learner drivers to increase the amount of practise they have driving on country roads, driving independently and driving in the dark.
Find out why we’re doing it, and how we’ll work with the driver training industry.
How we’re planning to encourage learner drivers to broaden their practice

Today (19 July 2019) the Department for Transport (DFT) has published its road safety action plan.
The plan sets out a number of steps aimed at reducing the number of people killed or injured on our roads. It focuses on 4 main groups; young road users, rural road users, motorcyclists and other vulnerable road users.

What you need to know

As part of the focus to reduce the number of young road users killed or seriously injured, DfT has committed to:

  • DVSA launching a campaign to encourage learner drivers to spend more time practising on different roads
  • review the national standards to make sure they're up to date
  • refresh all learning materials and publish an online driver record
  • review guidance on carrying out mock tests for your pupils
  • commission further research into graduated licences and a graduated learner scheme

Find out more about what's planned on GOV.UK.

Watch out for more information

Over the next few weeks we'll be sharing a series of blog posts with you, which explain more about what these commitments mean for you and the driver training industry.

If you haven't already, sign up to get email alerts when we publish a new blog post. 

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced today (18 July) that it will explore if graduated driver licensing - or a similar scheme - should be introduced in England.
The scheme could put restrictions on new drivers, such as a minimum learning period, not driving at night, or not driving with passengers under a certain age in the car.
1 in 5 new drivers crash within their first year on the road, so any changes would be designed to help reduce this number and improve road safety.

Read more information about graduated driver licensing on GOV.UK.

Top 10 reasons people failed the new driving test in the first year

Today (17 July 2019) we've released the top 10 reasons people failed the new driving test in its first year. 
The data, which covers 4 December 2017 to 3 December 2018, shows that insufficient observation at junctions and not using mirrors effectively when changing direction accounted for 368,047 test failures.

Driver awareness Video

Thought-provoking new videos are being launched today to encourage learner drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists.
They’ve been made with the help of road safety campaigner and keen biker Ria Brisland, whose son Nick tragically died in a motorcycle collision.
The videos will become part of DVSA’s official learning materials and education products. They will help to improve the safety of motorcyclists, by encouraging learner drivers to be more aware of them when driving.
Read the full news story on GOV.UK

From today (4 June), learner drivers can take motorway driving lessons in a law change intended to improve road safety.

Any motorway lessons learner drivers take will be voluntary and must be with an approved driving instructor in a car with dual-controls displaying L plates.

However, motorway driving is not being added to the driving test as part of this change, and the change in law does not apply to learner motorcyclists.

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says driving instructors will only take learner drivers on the motorway when they have ‘the right skills and experience to drive in a high-speed environment’.

Jesse Norman, road safety minister, said: “Road collisions remain the second biggest killer of young people.

“Allowing learner drivers to have motorway lessons with a qualified road safety expert will help more young drivers to gain the skills and experience they need to drive safely on motorways.”

The DVSA says some newly qualified drivers avoid driving on motorways because they lack confidence, which means they spend more time on ‘challenging’ rural roads where, in 2015, 80% of all young driver deaths happened.

The Government consulted on plans to allow learner drivers to have motorway lessons between December 2016 and February 2017, and received almost 3,000 responses. Click here to see the Government response to the consultation.

Mark Winn, DVSA chief driving examiner, said: “Allowing learner drivers to have motorway lessons was supported by 80% of people who gave their feedback on this change, with the public recognising the importance of developing these skills in a controlled environment.

“I’m delighted that a new generation of drivers can now drive on the motorway to gain valuable experience, including overtaking safely and lane discipline.”

The move to allow learner drivers onto motorways has received support from a number of road safety stakeholders including Highways England, Road Safety GB, the Scottish Government, the AA and RAC.

Changes to the theory test

From 1 May 2018, we'll be changing the way 78 theory test questions are worded, to make them more accessible to everyone.
We've worked with the British Dyslexia Association and the British Deaf Association to develop the changes. We trialled the changes with over 7,000 candidates, who found the revised questions easier to understand.
Main changes to the questions
We've rephrased all of the ‘continuation’ questions in the test. This type of question asks the candidate to choose an answer from a list, to complete a sentence. We're changing the wording so that the candidate has to pick a statement to answer the question instead.
We've also removed long and complicated words, with shorter simpler words. This includes replacing words like 'increased' and 'decreased' with 'bigger' and 'smaller'.
You can find more information on helping candidates with learning difficulties take their theory test on GOV.UK or Safe Driving for Life.

DVSA Official Driving test changes The test will change on December the 4th 2017 see the changes on Youtube.

Drivers caught speeding will face tougher penalties from next week.

District judges and magistrates will have to use new guidelines, which apply to all offenders aged 18 and older and come into force on April 24, 2017. regardless of the date of the offence.

Speeding A new higher penalty will be introduced.

Fines for the most serious breaches will have a starting point of 150% of a person's weekly income rather than the existing level of 100%.

So, if someone is caught doing 41mph and above in a 20mph zone or 101mph on a motorway, where the limit is 70mph, they could be fined 150% of their weekly income.

Fines are determined in categories - a Band A fine is 50% of someone's weekly income, Band B is 100% and Band C is 150%.
The fines are ranked depending on how far in excess of the limit a driver is going. There is a range, and anyone facing a Band C fine could see it upped to 175% of their income. Drivers will also face points, or a disqualification depending on the offence.

speeding penalties

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Monday 4 December 2017.

The changes are designed to make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving.

The changes will only apply to car driving tests to begin with.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/driving-test-changes-4-december-2017

 

Speeding In Europe from May 7th 2017

British tourists face £640 speeding fines in Europe under controversial new Brussels law.

BRITISH drivers caught speeding in Europe this summer could be fined up to £640 under a controversial Brussels diktat.

By TOM PARFITT
PUBLISHED: 21:14, Wed, Apr 19, 2017 |

http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/793991/European-Union-driving-DVLA-cars-speeding-Europe-Britain-Brexit

Member states have been given new powers to track down UK motorists caught breaking the law on the continent.
The new laws will come into force by May 7, after the UK's two-year exemption has expired.

The EU directive will cover eight motoring offences including speeding, not wearing a seatbelt, and using a phone while driving. Previously, UK motorists could be fined in Europe only if they were stopped by police at the roadside or were in a hire car.

But the new law means European countries will be able to obtain drivers' details through the DVLA database, which records on nearly 40 million vehicles. However, foreign drivers caught breaking the law in the UK cannot be hit with the same penalties due to a legal loophole.

The directive is based on the principle that a vehicle's registered owner should be held responsible for fines.
But in British law, the actual driver of the vehicle is to blame – which may be someone other than the registered owner.

UK drivers should be fully aware of EU traffic offences laws.

"And now that authorities in EU countries can pursue UK drivers committing these offences, we hope motorists are extra careful to avoid breaking the rules.
"We'd advise all those hoping to take a trip to Europe this year to research the local driving rules and requirements before travelling."

 

Using mobile phones when driving

It’s illegal to use your phone while driving or riding a motorcycle

unless you have hands-free access, such as:

  • a bluetooth headset
  • voice command
  • a dashboard holder

The law still applies to you if you’re:

  • stopped at traffic lights
  • queuing in traffic
  • supervising a learner driver

https://www.gov.uk/using-mobile-phones-when-driving-the-law

Learner drivers will be allowed to have driving lessons on motorways with a driving instructor in a car fitted with dual controls.

Learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on motorways before passing their driving test under new plans set out today (30 December 2016) by Transport Minister Andrew Jones.

At the moment, you can only have driving lessons on motorways after you’ve passed your driving test. Some newly-qualified drivers take lessons through the voluntary Pass Plus scheme. (No longer valid)

Voluntary motorway lessons with a qualified instructor

Under the new plans, learner drivers would need to be:

  • accompanied by an approved driving instructor
  • driving a car fitted with dual controls

Any motorways lessons would be voluntary. It would be up to the driving instructor to decide when the learner driver is competent enough to have a motorway lesson.

Any change to the law would be well-publicised before coming into effect. Until then, it’s still illegal for a learner driver to drive on a motorway.

Driving instructor training and vehicles

The Department for Transport is also asking for views on whether:

  • the current driving instructor training and testing system gives instructors the skills they need to provide motorway lessons to learner drivers
  • specially-adapted vehicles must be fitted with dual controls if they’re used for motorway lessons
  • L plate roofboxes on cars must be removed before a motorway lesson

The New Car Seat Law
Babies
For babies weighing 0-10 kilograms, the Government guidelines advise the following should be used – “lie-flat or ‘lateral’ baby carrier, rear-facing baby carrier, or rear-facing baby seat using a harness”
(source: https://www.gov.uk/child-car-seats-the-rules/using-a-child-car-seat-or-booster-seat)
Babies must be rear facing when in a car – until they are 15 months old. Once this age has been reached, they can sit facing either front or back.
Should your child’s head reach above the top of their current seat, the purchase of a larger seat is required.

Height-based child car seats approved by the EU come with a label showing a capital ‘E’ in a circle, followed by the code ‘R129’.

Young Children
It is now a legal requirement that a child sits in a car seat until they are either 12 years old, or measure 4’5”.
Once your child is older they should sit in a backless booster seat – only if they weigh 15kg or more.
However, backless booster seats are banned for those under 4’1” and who weigh less than 22 kg. This only applies to new backless booster – for parents who already own a booster seat there is no legal requirement to buy a new one.

EU-approved weight-based child car seats have a label showing a capital ‘E’ in a circle and ‘ECE R44’.

Fitting Child Seats
Child seats must only be fitted if the car’s seat belt includes a diagonal strap. Unless the follow criteria are met:
The seat has been developed for a lap seat belt
The seat is fitted using a car’s ISOFIX anchor system
Remember to deactivate front airbags is a rear facing baby seat is fitted to the passenger seat.
Child Seat Exceptions
According to the Gov.uk website, there are a limited number of exceptions to when a child can travel legally without the use of a car seat. These include:
Taxis and minicabs – if the driver is unable to provide a correct car seat, children may travel without one if they sit on the rear seat, wearing a seat (if they’re older than 3) or without a seat belt if they’re under 3.
On unforeseen emergency journeys – for a short distance and the child is over 3
If three children are travelling and three cars seats will not fit – as long as the child is 3 or older.
Failure to follow these new rules can result in the driver of the vehicle receiving a fine of £500.
To find out more about the new laws, visit https://www.gov.uk/child-car-seats-the-rules

Thank you for visiting Philip Manfield School of Motoring Cardiff