Being involved in the world of theory tests as we are, occasionally we get requests from individuals who would like to book their tests through us. Being helpful types, we direct them to the relevant Directgov webpage.
A quick internet search, however, reveals that there’s quite a few companies who would charge people for the privilege, sometimes adding up to £20 to the £31 fee charged by the DSA. That’s a 65% price hike!
What do you think? Are these companies providing a useful service, or are they exploiting the unwary? Have any of your students been affected? Do you warn your students about them and link to the official Directgov webpage on your website