DRIVING LICENSE AT SCHOOL AND THE GDE MATRIX Niveau 2 Niveau 3
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DRIVING TEST Different categories To drive certain types of vehicles you need a driving license To obtain a driving license you have to pass tests Theory and practical test Minimum requirements are set by the EU
DRIVING TEST LEGAL FRAMEWORK Belgium: Royal Decree on Driving Licences of 23 March 1998 (http://www.wegcode.be/wett eksten/secties/kb/kb-230398)http://www.wegcode.be/wett eksten/secties/kb/kb-230398 EU: Directive 2006/126/EG (‘third driving licence directive’), http://europa.eu/rapid/press- release_MEMO-13- 10_en.htm http://europa.eu/rapid/press- release_MEMO-13- 10_en.htm
THEORY TEST GENERAL CONDITIONS CAT BWITH DRIVING SCHOOLWITHOUT DRIVING SCHOOL 12 HOURS CANDIDATE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS TRAINING THE AMOUNT OF RETRYS IS NOT LIMITED AFTER TWO FAILED TESTS THE CANDIDATE HAS TO FOLLOW A MINIMUM OF 12 HOURS IN A DRIVING SCHOOL CANDIDATE FOLLOWS 20 HOURS PRACTICAL LESSONS IN A DRIVING SCHOOL CANDIDATE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS TRAINING (ACCOMPANIED DRIVING) THE PROVISIONAL DRIVING LICENCE WITHOUT COMPANION IS POSSIBLE WHEN THE CANDIDATE IS 18 THE PROVISIONAL DRIVING LICENSE IS POSSIBLE WHEN THE CANDIDATE IS 17
THE SETTING OF THE THEORY TEST 15 € Questions who approach the real traffic situation. The question is read aloud and is visible on the computer. The candidate has to choose between two or three answers. Max 15 sec per question. In total about 30 min. For cat B 50 questions, minimum score is 41. After the test the candidate can get feedback about his mistakes. At the end of the test, the candidate who passed, takes an eye test. When he fails, he has to undergo an test by an eye specialist.
THEORY TEST CONTENT CURRICULUM FOR CAT B TRAFFIC SIGNS, PRIORITY, OVERTAKING, CHANGING LANES, HIGH WAYS, SPEED, DRIVING LICENSE, ALCOHOL, KEEPING DISTANCE, ECO DRIVING, DOCUMENTS BEHAVIOR IN RELATION TO OTHER ROAD USERS OBSERVATION, JUDGEMENT, REACTION, REACTION TIME, INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DRUGS, MEDICATION, FATIGUE CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT ROADS RISKS OF UNEXPERIENCED ROAD USERS AND VULNERABLE ROAD USERS (CHILDREN, PEDESTRIANS, CYCLISTS, PEOPLE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY) MECHANICAL PARTS OF THE VEHICLE: SUSPENSION, BRAKES, TIRES, LIGHTS, WIPERS, SAFETY EQUIPMENT IN CARS: SAFETY BELTS, CHILD RESTRAINTS, HEADRESTS SAFETY IN TUNNELS
THEORY TEST SPECIAL SESSIONS Candidates with limited intellectual abilities and/or reading skills can ask for a special session. The candidate has to deliver a certificate. Candidates who failed five times also can ask for a special session. Deaf candidates can ask an interpreter sign language. Candidates who don’t spead Dutch, French or German can ask for a interpreter.
PRACTICAL TEST Different possibilities of training PROVISIONAL DRIVING LICENSE 18 MONTHS36 MONTHS Practical lessonsMinimum 20 hours in driving school 6 hours basic training in driving school is possible Minimum age18 year17 year TrainingWithout coachWith coach Minimum duration training 3 months Maximum duration training 18 months36 months
RESTRICTIONS 18 Months L-sign at the rear window No driving abroad No driving on Friday, Saterday, Sunday or the evening before bank holidays and/or bank holidays from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Maximum 2 passengers No commercial transport, no trailer 36 Months Always in the company of the coach No passengers
PRACTICAL TEST GENERAL Goal is to test if the candidate masters the vehicle and that he applies the traffic code Maximum 1 accompanying person Mobile phones have to be switched of 3 basic maneuvers Preliminary controls Parking backwards Turning in a narrow street
PRACTICAL TEST CONTENT Important points Mastering the vehicle (lights, seatbelts, …) Defensive driving Correct position on the road Correct changing lanes Correct speed Eco-driving …
RESULT PRACTICAL TEST If the candidate passes the test he gets an application form for a driving license The driving license can be obtained at the municipality Novice drivers for a period of 2 years No restrictions, but tougher penalties Alcohol, speeding, … Driving license will be withdrawn
NEW SINCE 03/02/2014 Candidate has to follow 12 hours of theory training in a driving school when he fails twice the theory test cat B. New conditions for coaches and passangers, as wel during the stage as during the practical test. The coaches have to be mentioned on the provisional driving license 36 months. The candidate can swith only once from training method during the validity of the provisional driving license. Obligatory 6 hours practical training after expiration of the provisional driving license. After expiration a new driving license can only be obtained after a period of 3 year. The practical test is only possible within a period of 3 year after the theory test.
DRIVING TEST NEW SINCE 2014 Improvement of the quality of the questions Statistical review Risk perception …