WHAT IS STOPPING YOU?

THE OLDER DRIVER ASSESSMENT 

If you need to retain your full drivers licence, you are required to pass a practical driving assessment. you can choose between:

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HOME ASSESSMENT

A driving assessment from your home, conducted by a licensed driving instructor accredited by RMS. This assessment is on a 'fee for service' basis. You are able to choose any driving instructor accredited by RMS to deliver the assessment. 

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RMS DRIVING TEST

A driving test from an RMS testing centre, conducted by an RMS testing officer. This driving test is conducted by RMS and provided at no charge, however there is a limit of 3 attempts at RMS driving test where as there is no limit on the number of driving assessments you can take with an accredited assessor. 

THE PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT

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ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

The driving assessment from home and RMS driving test use the same assessment criteria. The practical on road drive has set requirements

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Duration of assessment

Generally you will be on the road for about 15 to 20 minutes in duration. During the assessment you will be directed where to drive. 

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ASSESSMENT RESULT 

Your result will be based on your driving performance in a range of situations and your ability to demonstrate safe driving behaviours. 

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PLEASE NOTE

Some driving behaviours such as not stopping at a 'Stop' sign or speeding are deemed to be 'high risk'. If you behave this way during the test you will not pass, regardless of your overall driving performance.

Onroad Driving School can help you prepare for this assessment so that you are confident and ready. 

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