10 things to check before the driving test changes
The normal driving test will change to the new style on 4 December 2017. More and will include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres. This will apply to England, Scotland and Wales.
There will be 5 parts to the new test :
- an eyesight check
- ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions
- general driving ability
- reversing your vehicle
- independent driving Read More: https://www.gov.uk/driving-test/changes-december-2017
Some show me tell me questions will be asked on the move.
The DVSA have a very useful set of videos which can be accessed from the following link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLevp0xVZc7FJJQIsr0xmZrbYeILnKz13C
We highly recommend that you visit the DVSA blog where you will find answers to many of your questions.
Another resource to help is the driving test changes handbook explains how each part of the test will work and the instructions examiners will give. Download PDF
Sit in and observe driving tests
You may sit in and observe a driving test however, you must follow the rules and be 16 or over Rules
Here is a link to driving test cars Quick Guides
Filming And Recording Driving Tests
You can access the new test marking sheet from this Link
Finally, you may like to download the Examiners Guidance Sheet that the Examiner will follow during the test. Here
So my advice to new drivers and instructors is do your home work prepare well for the new tests especially the ADI part 2 and 3.
The ADI part 2 Test will change to match the new driving test.