Driving tests and learning to drive – open consultation

Allowing learner drivers to have driving lessons on motorways

This consultation closes on


Seeks views on a proposal to allow learner drivers to take lessons on motorways.


Consultation description

This consultation asks for views on whether learner drivers should be allowed to take driving lessons on motorways while:

  • accompanied by a fully-qualified approved driving instructor
  • in a car which has dual-controls

It also asks for views on whether the driving instructor training and testing system needs to be changed for them to provide motorway lessons.

Ways to respond