Driving and motorcycle instructors – guidance

Guidance for driving examiners carrying out instructor tests (ADI1)

The guidance that driving examiners follow when carrying out instructor tests in Great Britain.


DVSA ADI1 standard operating procedure

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The guidance sets out how driving examiners carry out the following types of instructor tests and inspections:

  • approved driving instructor practical tests
  • standards checks
  • official register of driving instructor training inspections
  • fleet driver trainer practical tests
  • large goods vehicle instructor practical tests

It also sets out:

  • general advice and legal matters
  • staff management advice
  • responsibilities under the Data Protection Act