Research and analysis

Impact of replacing the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 3 test

Research report into the impact of replacing the ADI part 3 test with the standards check.



The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has carried out research into the impact of the proposal to replace the ADI part 3 test with a standards check.

The research was done to find out:

  • how well informed the driving instructor training industry is
  • what impacts the change will have
  • how well prepared the training industry is for the proposed change
Published 1 March 2017