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Midlands Driving Tests Not Taking Place Due To "No Shows"

85,000 people are waiting for their tests as a result of the Covid 19 lockdown.

Dozens of driving tests a week do not take place in the midlands because of 'no shows' and people showing up without the correct documentation.

85,000 people are waiting for their tests as a result of the Covid 19 lockdown.

The Road Safety Authority says extra measures are being put in place to deal with the backlog, including increasing the number of tests a driver tester can carry out.

19 driver testers are being re-hired who were on temporary contracts in the past.

The RSA's Brian Farrell is appealing to people to let them know if they cannot make their appointments:

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