Driving test to be updated to include satnav training

Driving test to be updated to include satnav training

Other changes include more focus on everyday manouevres, independent driving and navigating busy areas

Learner drivers will have to show they can safely use a stanav during their tests as part of an overhaul of the exam, the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced.

From 4 December, learner drivers will spend about 20 minutes being guided by the dashboard device as examiners gauge whether they are competent to be given full licences.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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