Driving: Licensing:Written question - 286824

Q
(Barnsley East)
Asked on: 04 September 2019
Department for Transport
Driving: Licensing
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what criteria the Government used to decide which company was awarded the contract to undertake sight tests for the DVLA.
A
Answered by: George Freeman
Answered on: 09 September 2019

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency’s current eyesight test contract was awarded on 5 March 2014. The evaluation criteria used to award the contract were cost and quality. The detailed quality criteria were:

  • nationwide coverage

  • sub-contracting/recruitment process

  • vision testing and process requirements

  • process improvements

  • testing improvements

  • management information

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