Consultation response documents

Please find below the responses to consultations carried out from 2002 onwards. For any consultations conducted before 2002 please contact the Policy Branch - you can find a link to the relevant contact details in the 'Related Items box'.

  • Certificate of Professional Competence(CPC) for professional lorry and bus drivers

    In November 2005, DSA and DVTA consulted interested parties about the implementation of Directive 2003/59/EC. This will introduce a requirement for professional drivers of buses, coaches and lorries to hold a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), awarded by an Initial Qualification (for new drivers) and 5-yearly Periodic Training (for all drivers).


  • DSA Fees for 2005-06 and 2006-07

    This letter reports on the results of the fees consultation, 2005


  • Modernising the arrangements for taking driving tests

    Earlier this year the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) issued a Consultation Paper seeking views on a number of proposed changes to modernise the arrangements for theory and practical tests taken by drivers and instructors.


  • DSA fees and charges 2004-5

    This letter reports on the results of the above consultation exercise and Ministers’ decisions on the way forward. The changes outlined in this letter will come into effect on 8 December 2004. A schedule at Annex A gives details of fees and charges effective from that date.


  • Delivering the new practical motorcycling test

    In December 2002, the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) issued a Consultation Paper about how to add new, more challenging, special manoeuvres to the practical riding test taken by learner motorcyclists, as required by European law.


  • Fees and other matters consultation

    This letter reports on the results of the fees and other matters consultation, 2003


  • Modernising the young LGV drivers scheme

    This is the response to a Consultation Paper seeking views on the proposals to modernise the young LGV drivers scheme.


  • Fees for driving tests and related matters

    This is the response to a Consultation Paper which sought views on the Agency’s plans for adding Hazard Perception Testing into the driving theory test and to a Consultation Paper about proposed increases for 2002/3 in several of its fees and charges.