driving test

The key changes to the UK driving test 0

From Monday 4th December, 2017, the UK driving test sees four new criteria added. Here’s a summary of the four changes: Increased independent driving. The independent driving section has been increased from ten minutes to twenty – this will now comprise almost half the test. Candidates will be expected to drive without turn by turn(…)

Thousands of test cancelled as driving instructors go on strike 0

December 4 saw thousands of driving tests cancelled across the UK as instructors staged a 48 hour strike. The strike was a protest by driving instructors at changes made to their working practises, with the introduction of new criteria to the current driving test. One of the new parts of the test sees candidates being(…)

Learner driver’s test interrupted by police 0

Everything was going well for one learner driver, until the car she was driving was pulled over by the police. As if the driving test itself was not nerve racking enough, the unfortunate learner and examiner were stopped by the police during the test in Tile Cross, east Birmingham, on Saturday. The car was pulled(…)

New UK driving test comes into force on 4th December, 2017 0

December this year will see the UK driving test overhauled, and as part of an attempt to modernise the exam, learners will have to interact with sat-nav prompts. The revision of the test is an attempt to make it more relevant to modern motoring. Certain aspects have been removed such as three-point turns and reversing(…)

Tips for passing your driving test 2

Your driving test can be one of the most nerve racking experiences of your life. This article will give you a few tips to help ease your nerves and give you more chance of passing. In order to pass your driving test you can’t make more than 15 minor faults. One serious or dangerous fault(…)