Friday 18 October 2019

Satnav use to become part of standard Dutch driving test


People taking their driving test from next March will have to deal with a new section -driving while using a navigation system, the Dutch driving licence authority CBR said on Friday.

The cars used in exams have included a satnav since 2011 but their use was not compulsory. The use of the satnav means learner drivers will no longer have to follow the examiner’s instructions and drive to a particular location – unless there a problems with the equipment.

The section of the test in which driver and examiner sit in a car for a short question and answer section is also being scrapped, the CBR said. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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