Research and analysis

Improving the driving test: summary of research findings

A summary of the findings from the trial of making changes to the driving test that was carried out between 2015 and 2016.



The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) trialled changes to the driving test to make it a better test of the driver’s ability to drive safely.

This a summary of the research findings from the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) who did the research with DVSA.

Published 15 April 2017