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DVSA ADI Part 2 Explained

DVSA ADI Part 2, Test Of Driving Ability Explained

The Test of Driving Ability, DVSA ADI Part 2 is an Advanced Driving Test.

The standard required is a lot higher than an L test.

Some drivers believe that because they have many years of driving experience, or because they have been employed in a driving capacity the DVSA ADI Part 2 will be easy.

It is an ADVANCED DRIVING TEST, even experienced drivers are unlikely to be successful without some training.

The Test of Driving Ability can only be applied for after passing DVSA ADI Part 1, The Theory and Hazard Perception Test.

The test lasts about 1 hour and can include driving on all types of road; urban, rural, dual carriageways and motorways.

At the start of the test there is an eyesight test, and candidates will be asked three questions about safety checks and then a further 2 questions whilst on the move regarding using the car controls.

These questions are commonly referred to as Show Me, Tell Me Questions.

An emergency stop exercise will be carried out in one out of every three tests.

Two set exercises that include reversing will be included in the test.

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