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Driving tests: Lockdown backlog may not clear until end of 2022

Updated: Nov 8, 2023

It could take until the end of 2022 to clear the backlog in driving tests, according to a Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) official.

Theory and practical tests were cancelled when lockdown was imposed on 26 December last year.

The testing system fully reopened to customers on 23 April after Covid-19 restrictions were eased.

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