The practical test is designed to check your ability to drive safely following the rules of the highway code.
Your test will last approximately 40-45 minutes. Throughout the test the examiner will be looking for an overall safe standard of driving/
You can make up to 15 driving error faults and still pass your test, however if you commit one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the practical test.
On your test you will required to
Read a number plate from a distance of 66 feet
Answer two safety check questions concerning the car
Drive safely and complete one manoeuvre
Drive independently for approximately 10 minutes whilst following road traffic signs
You may be asked to carry out a controlled emergency stop