UK driving test set for changes in 2017

Learner driver

New manoeuvres will be added to the test to help drivers prepare for ‘real-life’ scenarios in an attempt to reduce road accidents

The UK driving test is being changed to use different manoeuvres and increase the length of independent driving, in an effort to cut the number of road collisions.

Reversing round a corner and turning in the road will be replaced by ‘real-life’ manoeuvres such as reversing into and driving out of a parking bay. The amount of independent driving in the test will also double from 10 minutes to 20 minutes, and drivers could be asked to follow directions from …read more

Source:: Autocar