top of page

Learners on the loose in lockdown: Surge in provisional licence holders caught on the road

Updated: Nov 8, 2023

New figures have revealed a worrying rise in the number of learners caught on the road illegally in 2020, with the RAC linking it to driving tests and lessons being off limits for several months during the year as the nation began its battle against Covid.

Some 14,618 provisional licence holders were prosecuted for driving without insurance in 2020, up from 12,583 in 2018 (a 16 per cent rise), according to Driver and Vehicle Licensing Association data obtained by the motoring group.

Read the rest of the story on

Recent Posts

See All

New rules announced to tackle driving test backlog

There are new plans to help tackle the big driving test backlogs. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says it will change its rules to stop drivers from booking tests before they are ready.

Driving Anxiety Tips

Driving anxiety is a common issue that affects many individuals, causing distress and discomfort behind the wheel. Whether it stems from a specific incident, fear of accidents, or general anxiety, it


bottom of page