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Government Tackle third party test booking apps and websites

Today the Government published their findings on third party test booking apps and websites.

The Government said:

“It is important that it is a fair and level playing field for people booking tests. When testing restarted earlier this year, we were made aware that third-party booking sites were making it harder for you and your pupils to book tests.

We have invested in making it harder for bots to access our booking services.

In addition to checking if the user accessing the system is human using CAPTCHA checks (for example, click on all the images of traffic lights), we’ve introduced Advanced Bot Protection (ABP) into our firewall, which gives greater scrutiny of traffic on our booking services.

We’re already seeing the really positive impact of this.

We’ll keep looking for ways to tackle the bots and making a real person using GOV.UK the safest and fairest way to book a driving test without having to pay any additional fees.”

Here at 5Day we use REAL PEOPLE to check for your driving test. We do not use software or illegal websites. Our staff are here for you 18 hours a day looking for your driving test using the official recommended Government website.