Al Rawas recently met with driving instructors and discussed with them a number of issues related to allowing men to take the driving test
using manual or automatic vehicles with effect from January 2019.
In this regard, a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Department of Transport, NCT of Delhi and MSIL, as per which the latter will set up automated driving test
centres comprising scientifically laid driving test
tracks, advanced high definition cameras and an integrated IT system, as approved by the Transport Department.
ANXIOUS learner drivers could have their driving tests
cancelled at the last minute due to a planned strike by examiners.
The union said up to 2,000 of its members are involved in the dispute, warning that thousands of driving tests
will be affected by the strike across England, Wales and Scotland.
Changes to the practical driving test
, for example, increasing independent driving including the use of a sat nav during the test; extending the hours during which driving tests
can be conducted; and including a test candidates failure to demonstrate eco safe driving techniques as a possible reason for failing the driving test
; The content and structure of the programme of training and the logbook used to record training; and Exemptions from completing a logbook for those required to resit the practical driving test
having been disqualified or having had their licence revoked.
Four in five people doing their driving test
will be asked to use the satnav.
Making sure the driving test
better assesses a driver's ability to drive safely and independently is part of our strategy to help you stay safe on Britain's roads.
He went on: "Much has changed since the first driving test
was taken in 1935, and it must be right that the test evolves, just as the cars we drive are themselves changing to incorporate ever more driver-assist technology such as inbuilt sat-nav systems.
Auto Express revealed that 46 million people have taken their driving test
since it was introduced in 1935.
However, as it stands now, the driving test
does not include any testing of a driver's ability to cope safely with country roads, poor weather or driving at night - three aspects we know are the main risk factors in the first six months of solo driving.
Anyone who passed their driving tests
after January 1997, and wish to tow a trailer over 750kg, are required to take a B + E Test if the total weight of both car and trailer is more than 3500kgs.
In one case, a practitioner believed that more than half of the practice's patients had driven with eyesight poor enough to fail a driving test