What happens at a driving assessment?
This type of driving assessment usually involves a drive in your own car, on roads near where you live, for about 1 hour, with an assessor accompanying you. It is informal and confidential and you will receive a report about your driving, and advice about making improvements or taking further training if necessary.
What do driving assessors do?
To be able to conduct assessments of employed drivers and make recommendations to improve their driving standards where required.
How do you know when an elderly person should stop driving?
Stop Signs for Older Drivers
- Stopping at green lights or when there is no stop sign.
- Getting confused by traffic signals.
- Running stop signs or red lights.
- Having accidents or side-swiping other cars when parking.
- Getting lost and calling a family member for directions.
What is a practical driving assessment?
A practical driver assessment is designed to assess the impact of injury, illness or the ageing process on driving skills including judgement, decision-making skills, observation and vehicle handling.
How do you pass a driving assessment?
Passing your practical driving test: 10 expert top tips
- Plan your time. Give yourself a sufficient amount of time to learn how to drive and pass your test.
- Have regular lessons.
- Record your progress.
- Practice, practice, practice.
- Stay focussed in between lessons.
- Pass your theory test early.
- Take a mock driving test.
What is involved in a DVLA driving assessment?
A driving assessment can confirm your practical driving ability and may be useful if DVLA are making medical inquiries. The Assessment Centre Team will consider all aspects of driving including medical fitness, vision, awareness, reactions and decision-making as well as physical ability to operate the controls.