The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Monday 4 December 2017.
The changes are designed to make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll need to help them through a lifetime of safe driving.
The changes will only apply to car driving tests to begin with.
The cost of car and motorcycle theory tests will drop from £25 to £23 for tests taken from 1 October 2015.
Theory test fees for other types of vehicle will also be reduced at the same time.
A new video has been released to explain how the Theory Test has been changed
Much of the Highway Code's content has changed considerably since its launch in 1931. For example mirrors were not even mentioned in the first edition and drivers were advised to sound their horn when overtaking.
The government announced plans last week to crack down on those who drive while under the influence of drugs.
Legislation unveiled in the Queen’s Speech will create a specific drug driving offence. Currently police have to demonstrate that driving had been impaired by drugs in order to prosecute.
After around five years of offering a choice of manual or automatic driving lessons in Lincoln, Grantham, Newark and Sleaford, I've decided it's time to hang up the keys to the manual car.
From 23 January 2012 the theory test will be made up of multiple-choice questions which are no longer published in learning materials.
The reason behind the move is to stop candidates from simply memorising theory test questions and answers and learning by rote.