Test changes welcomed

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DERBY and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed the removal of pre-published questions from the driving theory test.

Until now questions and answers have been available in the official theory test guide but the Driving Standards Agency has decided to stop publishing them.

A new set of questions have been introduced into the exam this month and they will not feature in future editions of the DSA’s theory test guide.

Partnership chairman Mike Ashworth said: “Drivers need to understand the rules of the road in order to stay safe.

“This move by the DSA should encourage candidates to learn each topic area thoroughly because they will no longer be able to simply memorise questions and answers,” he added.

The DSA’s latest theory test guide includes a new section featuring case studies that learners can use to apply their knowledge to real-life driving situations.