I’ve blogged about the new driving theory many, many, many times before, but the big day has finally. The big day is 4th December 2017, its not only the theory test which changes on this day. From 4th December you’ll be able to have driving lessons on the motorway.
- A new set of 21 Vehicle Safety Questions to be added. Questions about the engine, screen wash, where controls are, etc.
- New Manoeuvres added such as reversing and rejoining traffic, parking on the opposite side of the road and more replacing paraelle parking and reversing around a corner.
- Independent Driving increased from 10 to 20 minutes. this is where you are told to follow road signs to destination of the instructors choosing.
- You must safely set your Sat Nav to a location given by your instructor, and follow the instructions as as part of your test.
You can also now have driving lessons with a qualified driving instructor on the motorway, but its down to your instructor to decide if they feel you are ready for it. You CANNOT go on the motorway with friends or family, only instructors.