New Driving Test With Sat Navs Arrives This December. Updated sat nav provided.
Be positioned where it could distract a driver if it falls down.
Driving test sat nav position. Interfere with vehicle operating controls or obstruct a drivers view of the road. This is to ensure that new drivers learn how to use these devices. As you know well be using a TomTom Start 52 model sat nav during the test.
The vehicle installation warnings advise that your sat nav shouldnt. Therefore as of 4th December 2017 the learner driver test changed to include most candidates being asked to follow directions from a Sat Nav. Well use a TomTom Start 52 for the test but it doesnt matter which sat nav you teach with.
80 of candidates in England Scotland and Wales will use a sat nav on their test. You wont need to set the route as the examiner will do this for you. During the independent driving section the majority of learners will be asked to follow a sat navs directions for 20 minutes.
Lots of people are now choosing to use a mobile phone and an app instead of a separate sat nav. The examiner will provide the Sat Nav this is a Tom Tom Start 52 which the examiner will also set it up. What you need to know The examiner will provide the sat nav and set it up using one of the stored test routes.
Following directions from a sat nav or traffic signs. The TomTom Start 52 is affordable you can pick one up for around 120 and theyre available from Amazon Halfords and Currys. Check driving lesson availability here.
When you click the location will be highlighted with a blue circle with a white arrow in the centre of it. Drivers wanted for corporate business and recreational events. The device comes with Advanced Lane Guidance designed to help you choose the correct lane for the direction you plan to travel in.
Be placed in front of or above any airbag. Position the sat nav safely out. Sat nav As you will likely know the use of sat navs in the driving test was introduced in 2017.
Flexible hours to suit the driver. In this tutorial Francis the Instructor explains What You Need to Know when using Sat Nav on a Driving Test. The examiner will be able to change the colour contrast volume on the sat nav to make sure its suitable for everyone.
Driving good condition 8-16 seater minibuses. Driving test changes 11 Sat nav. The device comes with Advanced Lane Guidance designed to help you choose the correct lane for the direction you plan to travel in.
For those who dont know Sat Nav is navigation. The current law surrounding sat navs is slightly different and less transparent. During the independent driving part of the test most candidates will be asked to follow directions from a sat nav.
The candidate wont need to touch it. How to setup routes for the new driving test on TomTom. Lincoln Driving Test Routes.
Using a sat nav during the test. Liverpool Norris Green Norris Green Driving Test Routes. Left click on the map to set it as the starting position.
But there is a caveat. The independent driving part of the driving test is roughly 20 minutes which will take up about half of the driving test. Liverpool Southport Southport Driving Test Routes.
What driving tests with a sat nav look like. You can not use your own sat nav whether its on your phone or a standalonebuilt-in sat nav. You could be asked to follow directions from a sat nav which will be provided by the driving examiner.
We chose this model of sat nav because of how adaptable it is. Driving with a sat nav As useful as sat navs can be in helping us head to new places for the first time and to pick out routes with less traffic they can come with an assortment of issues. To put the examiner in the best possible position to judge your driving ability more accurately in real-world conditions.
The independent driving part of the test lasts 20 minutes or roughly half of the test. During this section candidates will need to follow directions from a sat nav. Using a mobile phone as a sat nav.
Theyll feature during the independent driving section of the practical test. To stay legal use a mount or mobile phone cradle to secure your phone while youre driving. The setup of the sat nav will in general be default as it is the preferable setting used for most users but if a test candidate needs the layout changed on the device the instructor must contact their Local Driving Test Manager before the test to.
Although one in 5 tests wont involve following a sat nav instead. During this section of the test most candidates will be asked to follow directions from a sat nav although 20 percent of candidates will still have to follow directions from traffic signs. Sat Nav During the independent driving section instead of the examiner telling you where to go you will be required to follow the directions on a sat nav.
Do not position it over any airbags and keep it close to the windscreen so it does not block your view of the road. The TomTom Start 52 is affordable you can pick one up for around 120 and theyre available from Amazon Halfords and Currys. Lichfield Driving Test Routes.
If the route to be used involves an independent section delivered by means of following sat nav directions examiners should take a sat nav preloaded with all test routes and relevant. The sat nav used on the driving test is the TomTom Start 52. 7 days a week if wanted.
The sat nav used on the driving test is the TomTom Start 52. For starters if youre not used to driving with a sat nav it can be difficult getting to grips with looking at the map without taking your eyes off the. The examiner will provide the.
Here we explain how to set up your sat nav so you can save routes and more. It could be an in-built sat nav a mobile phone app or any. For those who dont know Sat Nav is navigation information received from satellites and has been introduced to driving tests.
In this tutorial Francis the Instructor explains What You Need to Know when using Sat Nav on a Driving Test. Liverpool Garston Garston Driving Test Routes. During the independent part of the driving test most candidates will be asked to follow directions from a Sat Nav.