From Monday 4th June 2018, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency have announced that learner drivers will be allowed to practice on UK motorways provided they meet strict new rules.
Mastering the UK motorway system is a scary thought for learner drivers, it currently isn’t part of the UK driving test and therefore learners are left to figure motorways out for themselves after they pass their driving test.
These new changes will mean that learner drivers can now practice on motorways provided they meet the following:
Practicing motorway driving ahead of your test is entirely optional, there are currently no planned changes to add motorway driving to the practical exam. You will not drive on motorways during your driving test.
Your driving instructor will help you to understand when and if they feel it’s necessary you practice motorway driving ahead of the test.
Here’s a few things to note about these changes: