Blimey! Maybe they have taken notice? Or is that being too generous?
As of a few seconds ago, this is what I get when attempting to connect
"Service not available
The Driving Licence Online service is temporarily unavailable due to system maintenance. If you were in the middle of a transaction, any information you entered was not saved and you will not be charged. Please try again later. DVLA apologise for any inconvenience this may cause."