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.



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