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DVLA admits 168,000 drivers with health conditions waiting for licences
Agency’s chief executive tells MPs it is missing its own targets after backlog built up during pandemic

Jess Clark

24, Nov, 2022 @4:16 PM

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DVLA fined us £354 after we scrapped our Nissan
We thought we had filled in all the paperwork correctly but that has made no difference

Zoe Wood

07, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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AA hasn’t told anyone it is insuring my car
That means it’s on the Motor Insurance Database as ‘uninsured’ – and police might seize it

Anna Tims

08, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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DVLA’s driving licence delay is costing a fortune
My employer has had to hire taxis and the courts service is providing transport to get me to court

Zoe Wood

15, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Supercar sales accelerate in the UK
Low-cost finance and a ‘you only live once’ attitude behind 19% rise in the likes of Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Maseratis, say market analysts

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

24, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Learner drivers overpay for tests and struggle to find teachers after lockdown
Backlogs caused by the Covid crisis have meant disruption for about 500,000 pupils

Zoe Wood and Clea Skopeliti

17, Jul, 2022 @10:12 AM

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Parking fines: DVLA breached law over sharing drivers’ details
Agency could face compensation claims after data watchdog rules it applied wrong part of the law

Rupert Jones

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Backlog Britain: how civil service job cuts could cause chaos
From passports to driving licences, from visas for Ukrainians to tax processing, the system is already creaking

Peter Walker

13, May, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Driven to despair by disarray at DVLA | Letters
Letter: Angela MacTavish wonders how two departments of the same agency can operate with totally different levels of efficiency


21, Mar, 2022 @5:42 PM

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Year of delays: how UK government services seized up in the Covid crisis
From driving licences to passports, the pandemic has worsened waits for Britons

Miles Brignall

18, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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How can we get my son’s provisional driving licence from the DVLA?
We applied two-and-a-half months ago, and we don’t understand why it is taking so long

Miles Brignall

16, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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DVLA staff to get payments worth £735 as government seeks to avoid strikes
Transport secretary under pressure to resolve ongoing dispute with 54,000 HGV licences awaiting processing

Heather Stewart

14, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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