Practical Driving Test
driving part of the test will last about 35 - 40 minutes. Throughout the test your
examiner will be looking for an overall safe standard of driving, including when
you are carrying out the set exercises. You can make up to 15 driving faults and
still pass your test ( 16 or more results in a failure ). However, if you commit
one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the test.
practical driving test is straightforward and designed to see if you can drive
safely, know the Highway Code and can demonstrate this through your driving.
the beginning of the test you will need to read a number plate a certain distance
away ( 66 feet ). After that question you will be asked two safety check questions
concerning the car itself. You will then be examined on your general driving and
on one reversing exercise. During your test you will be asked to drive independently for about 10 minutes, of which you will follow a series of directions or road signs. You may also be asked to carry out an emergency stop
are allowed to take someone with you on the test, this person must be over 16
years old and cannot take part in the test.
you make a mistake during your test, don't worry about it, it might be a less
serious driving fault and not affect your result. However, 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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