Be prepared! What you should expect from your driving test
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About the practical test

The test will include an eyesight test (if you fail this, your test will not continue).



After the eyesight test you will be asked two show me/tell me questions and then be examined on your general driving and one reversing exercise. The reversing exercises will be chosen from:



reversing around a corner

turning in the road

reverse parking

You may also be asked to carry out an emergency stop exercise.



A standard driving test takes about 40 minutes.

The Driving Test



During the driving test the examiner will give you directions to follow. Test routes are designed to be as uniform as possible and will include a range of typical road and traffic conditions. During the test, the examiner will ask you to carry out set exercises.



Throughout the driving test you should drive in the way your instructor has taught you and how you would during a normal driving lesson. If you make a mistake, don´t panic! It might be a less serious driving fault and may not affect your result. The examiner will be looking for an overall safe standard of driving.



You are allowed to take someone with you on the test, this person must be over 16 years old and cannot take any part in the test.



Independent Driving



During your test you´ll have to drive independently by either following:



• Traffic signs

• A series of directions

• A combination of both



To help you understand where you are going when following verbal directions, the examiner will show you a diagram.



It doesn´t matter if you don´t remember every direction, or if you go the wrong way - that can happen to the most experienced drivers.



Independent driving is not a test of your orientation and navigation skills. Driving independently means making your own decisions - this includes deciding when it´s safe and appropriate to ask for confirmation about where you´re going.







You can make up to 15 driving faults and still pass the test (16 or more results in failure). However, if you commit one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the test. If at any time your examiner considers you to be a danger to other road users your test will be stopped.

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