29 april 2015

English Driving Lessons

Practical Driving Exam

After getting your mandatory Theory Exam, the final step towards your Dutch driving licence is the Practical Exam. This is a practical driving test. For your Practical Exam, you’ll go to the nearest CBR-location. CBR is the national Dutch Organisation for Driving Exams. Your Practical Exam will be with a CBR examiner.

On the day of the test, Driving school Rijschool Wintelre drives with you for 1 hour, so you are warmed up for the exam.

Driving fee per hour € 50,-

What to expect at your Practice Exam
The Practical Exam takes 55 minutes, including the preliminary talk and concluding evaluation.

First, the examiner checks your ID and explains how the exam works. He also checks your eyesight, having you read a license plate of a car in the parking lot. As you walk up to the car, usually there is a few technical questions.

In the car:
You’ll be driving in the vicinity of CBR. The drive does include entering and exiting the highway.
You’ll be asked to perform two of the three special maneuvers (parking, turning around or a stop and go assignment).
Your skills in independent driving will be tested, either by navigating using gps, following a cluster of instructions, or by driving towards a orientation point like a highrise building.
After the Practical Exam, the examiner gives you the Exam result and motivates his decision.

This video shows you what to expect at your Practical Exam at CBR (video is in Dutch)

Dutch Theory Exam in English

The exam for the Dutch driving licence includes a mandatory Theory Exam. For your Theory Exam, you’ll go to the nearest CBR-location. CBR is the national Dutch Organisation for Driving Exams.

To prepare for this Exam, with Driving school LIMA you have the support of our experienced English speaking trainer. In small groups there’s enough room for all your questions about Dutch driving culture. We know it’s different! LIMA candiate drivers get access to the Online Practise Module in English for Theory Exams. Check our Theory Exam package deal

What to expect at your Theory Exam
You can take the Dutch Theory Exam in English. The Theory Exam takes one hour and consists of 65 multiple choice questions.
25 Questions test your recognition of dangerous situations in traffic. With 12 or less mistakes, you will have passed this part of the Exam.
The other 40 questions test your knowledge of the traffic rules. In this section, you are only allowed 5 wrong answers, to pass the Exam.
At the end of the hour you immediately get the results of your Exam.

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