Before going out on the road you'll do an eyesight check and be asked one safety question. You'll drive in various road and traffic conditions and drive independently for about 20 minutes. You'll need to follow directions either from the examiner’s sat nav, or from a series of traffic signs.

It doesn't matter if you go the wrong way or need to check where you're going - driving. safely is what counts. Your examiner will ask you another safety question while you're driving, such as showing. how you'd wash the windscreen, or turn on the heated rear window.

You'll have to do one reversing manoeuvre - this could be:. Parking in a bay - the examiner will ask you

to either drive in and reverse out, or reverse. in and drive out Or you could be asked to do parallel parking

at the side of the road. Or you might be asked to pull up on the right-hand side of the road - you’ll need to reverse. for about 2 car lengths - and then rejoin the traffic You'll also do controlled stops to check that