Wilkinson v Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 23
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Dismissal, Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissal; Polkey Reduction

The claimant was a former police traffic officer and following his retirement from the police service he took up employment as a driving examiner with the respondent. This commenced in April 2016.   

One of the requirements on the claimant is that a DL25 form must be completed when a driving test is terminated early. Additionally, at the induction training received by the claimant the ‘slide’ said that once the test has been terminated early the candidate is not allowed to drive the car back to the test centre and the examiner must not drive the candidate’s car.  The reason for this relates to insurance cover.  In November 2018, the claimant terminated a test

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This article is correct at 16/02/2022
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