Founded in 1978, DIA represents the interests of the professional driving instructor. DIA is the UK’s largest professional association for driver trainers and educators. We are the only global membership body for professionals involved in driver education – sharing best practice in driver training with colleagues across the world.

DIA has consultative status to the DVSA and is a member of key industry groups including the Department for Transport’s Road Safety Delivery Group and the Road Safety Observatory board. As such, DIA is a respected authority on driver training and road safety education.

DIA campaigns for the better education of learners and the general public about mandatory professional driving instruction.