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This starts with an eyesight test. You must be able to read a new style registration plate at a distance of 20 meters. If you cannot do this, your test will be terminated and your fee will be lost.
Next, you will be asked two Show Me, Tell Me questions. If you fail to answer these correctly you will receive a minor faulty for each incorrect answer.
You will then be examined on your general driving and on two of the three reversing maneuvers you will be taught by your instructor. You may also be asked to carry out an emergency stop exercise.
A standard driving test takes about 40 minutes during which you can accumulate 15 minor driving faults. Any more then that or too many in one category will result in your attempt being unsuccessful. Any serious or dangerous faults will also result in failure.
October 2010 sees a new 'independent driving' section being introduced as part of the practical test. During this part of the test, you will be required to follow signs to a particular location to see how well you deal without direction from your examiner.
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