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Changes to the UK driving test - what and why?

March 22, 2017
category: Driving Tests
It’s needless to say that changes to the UK driving test aren’t exactly taken lightly. THe last time that any amendments were made was in 2010, when the very positively received ‘independent driving’ section was introduced to distinguish between ‘learning to drive to pass the test’ and ‘learning to drive in the real world’.

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Plans for Learner Driver Motorway Lessons Revealed

December 30, 2016
category: Driving Tests
Transport Minister Andy Jones has set out plans for Learner Drivers to be allowed on Motorways in cars fitted in dual controls before they take their test.

As it currently stands, newly qualified drivers can opt to take further ‘Pass Plus’ lessons that include sections on Motorways, but there are no mandatory training schemes for 70mph roads and nothing is currently offered to provisional, learner drivers.

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