The Driving Test.
The driving test is straightforward and has been designed to see if you are able to drive safely, have a good knowledge of The Highway Code and can demonstrate this through your driving
The test will require you to:
Pass an eyesight test (if you cannot read a license plate at the required distance the test will not go ahead).
Answer two questions on ‘Show Me Tell Me’.
You will be asked to perform one of the three following exercises:-
1 .Reverse around a corner.
2. A Turn in the road.
3. A reverse park or bay parking where there is room at the test center.
The test includes a self navigation section that last for approximately 10 minutes. It can take two formats or a combinations of the both formats.
Format 1. Following direction signs for a specified direction.
Format 2. A set of 3 instructions accompanied with a diagram.
One in three tests includes the controlled stop (emergency stop).
You will also be tested on your general driving including high speed roads.
The test lasts approximately 40 minutes.