‘Thousands’ of driving tests scrapped as examiners go on strike

Thousands of driving tests scrapped
Better luck next time (Picture: Getty)

Thousands of driving tests have reportedly been cancelled after examiners went on strike, unions leaders claimed.

The Public and Commercial Services union said more than 1,000 examiners refused to work because they’re angry at the new testing regime, which they say means they have to work longer, harder and for no extra pay.

PCS members mounted picket lines outside test centres across the country for a second day today.

The union said only a ‘tiny proportion’ of the usual number of tests have been held.

But the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) said the union’s figures were incorrect.

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