HGV driver tests given date to resume in Wales

George Barrow
July 15, 2020

HGV driving tests can restart in Wales on 3 August, the Welsh Government has confirmed. Driver training for trucks, buses and coaches can resume from 27 July having been suspended since 20 March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Theory tests will also re-start in Wales on 3 August.

Theory testing has resumed in Northern Ireland on 6 July, but all driver testing remains suspended, while Scotland has yet to confirm when practical testing of any kind will be permitted. Currently only theory tests will resume on 22 July, while motorcycle and tractor practical tests will start from 3 August.

Testing and tuition was also suspended in England at the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak but driver tuition was allowed to resume on 4 July along with theory testing. Driving tests for HGVs resumed in England on 13 July.

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George Barrow

George has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years and is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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