Driving and road transport

Driving tests and licences, vehicle tests and licences, road safety, MOT, transport businesses, professional driving, HGV, LGV and PSV.


  1. Tax your vehicle

    Renew or tax your vehicle for the first time using a reminder letter, your log book, the 'new keeper's details' section of a log book - and how to tax if you don't have any documents

  2. Check the MOT history of a vehicle

    Check the MOT history of a vehicle from 2005 onwards, including if it passed or failed, its mileage and why it failed

  3. Check if a vehicle is taxed

    Check and report if a vehicle has up-to-date vehicle tax or is 'off road' (SORN)

  4. View or share your driving licence information

    Find out what information DVLA holds about your driving licence or create a check code to share your driving record, for example to hire a car

  5. Check the MOT status of a vehicle

    Find out the MOT test status of a vehicle - check the date of the MOT test, the odometer reading (mileage) and the expiry date of an MOT test pass

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Guidance and regulation

  1. The Highway Code
  2. 'Show me, tell me' questions: car driving test
  3. Vehicle tax rates (V149 and V149/1)
  4. Keeping commercial vehicles safe to drive (roadworthy)
  5. MOT inspection manual: cars and passenger vehicles
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News and communications

  1. Full steam ahead for Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path
  2. EU Transport Council agenda for 3 December 2018
  3. Instructors' thumbs up for motorway driving lessons
  4. Simply Removals Limited and Stephen Ashby
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Research and statistics

  1. Modal comparisons (TSGB01)
  2. Vehicles (TSGB09)
  3. Roads and traffic (TSGB07)
  4. Walking and cycling (TSGB11)
  5. Transport accidents and casualties (TSGB08)
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy (CWIS) safety review
  2. Regulating CO2 emission standards for new cars and vans if there's no Brexit deal
  3. Scotland: fixed penalty notices for road traffic offences
  4. New cycling offences: causing death or serious injury when cycling
  5. Draft Road Investment Strategy 2: government objectives
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. A14 Orwell Bridge closures
  2. Highways England Cycling and Accessibility Annual Report September 2018
  3. Vehicle operator licence application processing times
  4. Longer semi-trailer trial evaluation: annual report 2017
  5. DVSA earned recognition for vehicle operators: list of accredited operators
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