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Proposed Driving Test changes

Wednesday 29th October, 2008 at 09:10 COMMENTS (0)

A DSA consultation paper(05/08); proposes learner drivers will have to complete four separate stages - including two practical tests - to gain a licence. 

We think that the most effective way of doing this is to reform the way people learn to drive, and the way they are tested.  This means we will:

Create an overall driving test that gives a more realistic and rounded assessment of whether someone is fit to drive alone;

Make learning more focused and efficient, with greater clarity about what is required, so learners should not face any increase in costs;

Improve the training and testing of driving instructors and provide better information for the public on their qualifications and performance; and

Develop a wider range of opportunities for drivers to acquire skills and demonstrate that they have done so, both before and after they qualify, creating a culture of lifelong learning and driver development.

 

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