Carrying out driving tests: examiner guidance

The guidance driving examiners follow when they carry out driving tests in Great Britain. It's sometimes known as the 'DT1'.

  1. 1. Car driving test and extended car driving test Guidance for driving examiners carrying out the practical and extended driving tests for cars.
  2. 2. Motorcycle test Guidance for driving examiners carrying out motorcycle tests.
  3. 3. Car and trailer (B+E), medium and large goods vehicle and passenger carrying vehicle test Guidance for driving examiners carrying out car and trailer (B+E), medium and large goods vehicle and passenger carrying vehicle tests.
  4. 4. Taxi test This section is for reference only, as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency no longer carries out taxi tests.
  5. 5. Candidates with an impairment Guidance for driving examiners on candidates with an impairment.
  6. 6. Particular types of vehicle and adaptations Guidance for driving examiners on particular types of vehicle and adaptations.
  7. 7. General operational matters Guidance for driving examiners on general operational matters.
  8. 8. Accident and legal procedures, and other non-operational matters Guidance for driving examiners on accidents and legal procedures, and other non-operational matters
  9. 9. Data Protection Act Guidance for driving examiners on the Data Protection Act.
  10. 10. Driver CPC module 4 practical safety demonstration test Guidance for driving examiners on the Driver CPC module 4 practical safety demonstration test.
  11. Annex 1 : Vehicle safety questions (cars) Vehicle safety questions used by driving examiners in car driving tests.
  12. Annex 2: Vehicle safety questions (motorcycles) Vehicle safety questions used by driving examiners in motorcycle tests.
  13. Annex 3 : Vehicle safety questions (car and trailer test) Vehicle safety questions used by driving examiners in car and trailer (category B+E) driving tests.
  14. Annex 4: Vehicle safety questions (large goods vehicle and passenger carrying vehicle) Vehicle safety questions used by driving examiners in medium and large goods vehicle and passenger carrying vehicle (categories C and D) driving tests.
  15. Annex 5: Taxi test cabology questions and taxi specifications This section is for reference only, as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency no longer carries out taxi tests.
  16. Annex 6: Guide to assessment and marking Guidance for driving examiners on assessment and marking of driving tests.
  17. Annex 7: Test wordings (all categories) Guidance for driving examiners on the wording to use in all categories of driving tests.
  18. Annex 8: Vehicle safety questions (lorry or bus with trailers) Vehicle safety questions used by driving examiners in large goods vehicle with trailer and passenger carrying vehicle with trailer tests (categories C1+E, C+E, D1+E, D+E).