Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

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Stu-Chnonp
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Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

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Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news, just been told that.. 🤷‍♂️ Thanks..
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No they’ve separated it so they can (in theory) offer more test slots overall.
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Was changed around the same time they changed the rules allowing car drivers to bypass Class 2 and go straight to class 1. Was maybe 18 months ago.
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MHIKELMAN wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:06 pm Was changed around the same time they changed the rules allowing car drivers to bypass Class 2 and go straight to class 1. Was maybe 18 months ago.
you mean about the same time they rescinded the rule that meant you had to take a class 2 test before a class 1 test, reverting back to the original way you got your hgv licence.
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davismoNP wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:10 pm
MHIKELMAN wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:06 pm Was changed around the same time they changed the rules allowing car drivers to bypass Class 2 and go straight to class 1. Was maybe 18 months ago.
you mean about the same time they rescinded the rule that meant you had to take a class 2 test before a class 1 test, reverting back to the original way you got your hgv licence.
that's what he said 🤷‍♂️
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It’s usually assessed by someone from the company you’re doing the class 1 training with.
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Post by Ton5yrgam »

It's '3a'. Then the driving part is 3b. Have to pass 3a first. Actually a good thing, because that, in my opinion, is the easy part. Then if you do fail 3b, you can put in for it again and just get straight on with the drive, without all the trailer faffing.
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Only thing you do now at test centre is the drive, as mentioned the test is done at an approved driving school who will have the marked out bay etc signed off by an inspector
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Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
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Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:19 pm Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
it's definitely still tested just not on the driving test part
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Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:19 pm Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
the DVSA passed the 3A Reverse and uncoupling to Training Companies, however the companies must have their own DVSA in house Assessors to provide it.👍
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Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:19 pm Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
Part 3a reverse can be done at your instructors place if they are registered for it and I'm sure if you give your instructor enough doughnuts/sausage rolls/cakes/cold hard cash then they will give you a reverse certificate without ever going backwards 🤣
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834_repotech wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:28 pm
Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:19 pm Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
Part 3a reverse can be done at your instructors place if they are registered for it and I'm sure if you give your instructor enough doughnuts/sausage rolls/cakes/cold hard cash then they will give you a reverse certificate without ever going backwards 🤣
with the way I reverse.. think I should do my test again… all this came about as a mate of mine is a driver trainer at culina and said about it.. so I thought I ask the question on here..👍🤣
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Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:29 pm
834_repotech wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:28 pm
Stu-Chnonp wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:19 pm Ok.. I thought it was broken down into three parts.. but from what I just got told (how true..?) is that there’s no reversing at all.. I did question that.. but was told it’s all done on the job..🤷‍♂️
Part 3a reverse can be done at your instructors place if they are registered for it and I'm sure if you give your instructor enough doughnuts/sausage rolls/cakes/cold hard cash then they will give you a reverse certificate without ever going backwards 🤣
with the way I reverse.. think I should do my test again… all this came about as a mate of mine is a driver trainer at culina and said about it.. so I thought I ask the question on here..👍🤣
he must be getting a truck load of sausage rolls and pasties then if none of his students go backwards 🤣🤣
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Yes there is reversing its not done at a test Center, someone in your training school can sign it off (someone that doesn’t teach you) 👍🏻
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Mine was in 2 parts I was told if I failed the reverse I can't do the driving test and that was back in January
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My brother in law is doing his at the moment and you still have to be tested on a reverse you can just do it at another time.... im guessing you wont be issued a license until you pass both
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Brettroce824 wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:34 pm My brother in law is doing his at the moment and you still have to be tested on a reverse you can just do it at another time.... im guessing you wont be issued a license until you pass both
need to pass reverse and coupling before the main test
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bram_persone wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:34 pm
Brettroce824 wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:34 pm My brother in law is doing his at the moment and you still have to be tested on a reverse you can just do it at another time.... im guessing you wont be issued a license until you pass both
need to pass reverse and coupling before the main test
Don't you mean "signed off"? Hardly a test is it 🤷🏻‍♂️
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NATHERAPPS wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:35 pm
bram_persone wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:34 pm
Brettroce824 wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:34 pm My brother in law is doing his at the moment and you still have to be tested on a reverse you can just do it at another time.... im guessing you wont be issued a license until you pass both
need to pass reverse and coupling before the main test
Don't you mean "signed off"? Hardly a test is it 🤷🏻‍♂️
very true fella
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It's not that it isn't tested. It's just not done as part of the on-road driving test anymore. The maneuvers used to be done in the test centre yard with the examiner before you went out on the road. Now you do the reversing exercise through your training school and get signed off by a DVSA certified instructor who will provide your module 3A certificate. You must bring this to your driving test (module 3B) and present it to your examiner before you are allowed to take the test. Cuts down examiner time allocated to each candidate so in theory they can schedule in more tests. I did my bus licence the old way and then when I did my HGV it was changed. Module 3a is your reverse maneuvers and also couple and uncouple a trailer (if doing C+E)
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There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
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joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
I passed my in July and I thought it was a challenge tbh.
Now, since I’ve got a job driving class 1 that’s where the training and practice comes in.. for me now, yes I’d agree with you here because I’ve had some absolute belters to reverse in to, I’m loving it!
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joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
In what way have they made the reverse manoeuvre "more difficult"?
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NATHERAPPS wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:37 pm
joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
In what way have they made the reverse manoeuvre "more difficult"?
they haven't, they need to
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joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
yeah, I've never had such an easy maneuver as going from 1 Bay to tother right next to it 🤣
It's just to get people passed then hopefully figure it out or get lucky and be shown how to do it
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m9ickerho wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:38 pm
joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
yeah, I've never had such an easy maneuver as going from 1 Bay to tother right next to it 🤣
It's just to get people passed then hopefully figure it out or get lucky and be shown how to do it
Don't forget it used to be done on test day and if you touched a single line it was a fail 😉
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NATHERAPPS wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:38 pm
m9ickerho wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:38 pm
joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:36 pm There's still reversing, just done as an independent test. Needed to make the reverse more difficult and with less help
yeah, I've never had such an easy maneuver as going from 1 Bay to tother right next to it 🤣
It's just to get people passed then hopefully figure it out or get lucky and be shown how to do it
Don't forget it used to be done on test day and if you touched a single line it was a fail 😉
I did class 1 before they integrated it, soon as you left yard onto the driving part you knew you'd passed long as didn't do out daft, but giving trainees a marker and that when to stop on the reverse. It shows now lot of new drivers are dreadful
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joh6reim wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:39 pm
NATHERAPPS wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:38 pm
m9ickerho wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:38 pm

yeah, I've never had such an easy maneuver as going from 1 Bay to tother right next to it 🤣
It's just to get people passed then hopefully figure it out or get lucky and be shown how to do it
Don't forget it used to be done on test day and if you touched a single line it was a fail 😉
I did class 1 before they integrated it, soon as you left yard onto the driving part you knew you'd passed long as didn't do out daft, but giving trainees a marker and that when to stop on the reverse. It shows now lot of new drivers are dreadful
I agree. I did mine over 30yrs ago, if you touched a painted line you failed the whole test.
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Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
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825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
then it's the training companies that are in the wrong, not the system.
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FranciErrancy wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm
825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
then it's the training companies that are in the wrong, not the system.
that right, but the system is allowing it. Same as mod 4s. The system allows them to be just signed off
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825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
Still has to be signed off be a DVLA examiner on company site.
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kewallMyall wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm
825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
Still has to be signed off be a DVLA examiner on company site.
it doesn't. Any training school who sits the test can do it. I have a couple of mates who have their own driving school, just Joe blogs off the streets. They can sign off any learners on mod 4s and reverses.
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825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm
kewallMyall wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm
825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:40 pm Aye. And unfortunately I know lots of people who didn't even attempt the reverse but just got handed with a pass cert. It's all wrong
Still has to be signed off be a DVLA examiner on company site.
it doesn't. Any training school who sits the test can do it. I have a couple of mates who have their own driving school, just Joe blogs off the streets. They can sign off any learners on mod 4s and reverses.
are you sure? I done mine in September last year and they had to wait until the one fella in the place who was an examiner turned up
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kewallMyall wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:42 pm
825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm
kewallMyall wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm

Still has to be signed off be a DVLA examiner on company site.
it doesn't. Any training school who sits the test can do it. I have a couple of mates who have their own driving school, just Joe blogs off the streets. They can sign off any learners on mod 4s and reverses.
are you sure? I done mine in September last year and they had to wait until the one fella in the place who was an examiner turned up
1000%. The guy they were waiting to turn up won't have been from DVSA. Will have just been someone.....anyone....who has taken the test to assess. You could do it if u wanted to for example. I worked for a couple driving schools
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825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:42 pm
kewallMyall wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:42 pm
825-thommicr wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:41 pm

it doesn't. Any training school who sits the test can do it. I have a couple of mates who have their own driving school, just Joe blogs off the streets. They can sign off any learners on mod 4s and reverses.
are you sure? I done mine in September last year and they had to wait until the one fella in the place who was an examiner turned up
1000%. The guy they were waiting to turn up won't have been from DVSA. Will have just been someone.....anyone....who has taken the test to assess. You could do it if u wanted to for example. I worked for a couple driving schools
fair enough
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I hear a lot of drivers saying there's no reversing on the driving test nowadays. Theoretically that statement is correct. However, you are not allowed even to take a HGV driving test until you have passed a separate reversing test. This goes for both Class 1 and Class 2.
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how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
they have been trained and tested.
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
there is apparently some one in Nottingham who will train you for 4 hours for £200 to reverse on bays and the like!
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
interesting comment, I didn't realize it used to be part of the test to back onto a bay in tight spaces?
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jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
interesting comment, I didn't realize it used to be part of the test to back onto a bay in tight spaces?
when I passed 44 years ago you had to reverse the trailer through cones which had lines marked on the ground. If you over shot the line at the back it was a fail! I think now they just want bums on seats to curve the shortage not always a good idea to cut corners these are deadly machines in the wrong hands.
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
how I did mine..
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm
jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:44 pm how can they expect new passes to reverse onto a bay in tight spaces if they have not been trained and passed safety?
interesting comment, I didn't realize it used to be part of the test to back onto a bay in tight spaces?
when I passed 44 years ago you had to reverse the trailer through cones which had lines marked on the ground. If you over shot the line at the back it was a fail! I think now they just want bums on seats to curve the shortage not always a good idea to cut corners these are deadly machines in the wrong hands.
doesn't sounds much different to the reverse test now. This is what you have to do now.
Also I'm genuinely interested to how different the test was as unfortunately I wasn't alive 44 years ago. Obviously I get it was done in a manual as they were the norm back then, unfortunately they are not now.
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jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:47 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm
jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm

interesting comment, I didn't realize it used to be part of the test to back onto a bay in tight spaces?
when I passed 44 years ago you had to reverse the trailer through cones which had lines marked on the ground. If you over shot the line at the back it was a fail! I think now they just want bums on seats to curve the shortage not always a good idea to cut corners these are deadly machines in the wrong hands.
doesn't sounds much different to the reverse test now. This is what you have to do now.
Also I'm genuinely interested to how different the test was as unfortunately I wasn't alive 44 years ago. Obviously I get it was done in a manual as they were the norm back then, unfortunately they are not now.
yea the same as.
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Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:48 pm
jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:47 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:46 pm

when I passed 44 years ago you had to reverse the trailer through cones which had lines marked on the ground. If you over shot the line at the back it was a fail! I think now they just want bums on seats to curve the shortage not always a good idea to cut corners these are deadly machines in the wrong hands.
doesn't sounds much different to the reverse test now. This is what you have to do now.
Also I'm genuinely interested to how different the test was as unfortunately I wasn't alive 44 years ago. Obviously I get it was done in a manual as they were the norm back then, unfortunately they are not now.
yea the same as.
oh so the reverse part hasn't changed since you passed?
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Post by Irvin3deso »

jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:48 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:48 pm
jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:47 pm

doesn't sounds much different to the reverse test now. This is what you have to do now.
Also I'm genuinely interested to how different the test was as unfortunately I wasn't alive 44 years ago. Obviously I get it was done in a manual as they were the norm back then, unfortunately they are not now.
yea the same as.
oh so the reverse part hasn't changed since you passed?
No by the looks of things but I was under the assumption that they had taken it out of the test?
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by jullSSynchro »

Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:49 pm
jullSSynchro wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:48 pm
Irvin3deso wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:48 pm

yea the same as.
oh so the reverse part hasn't changed since you passed?
No by the looks of things but I was under the assumption that they had taken it out of the test?
basically the reverse test is done by the training centre and has to be passed before the actual driving test. So it's still there but done as 2 parts instead of all in one.
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by 827_nikoroge »

Load of bollox its still part of the test and you either do it at the test centre or if your instructor is an approved DVSA tester they are allowed to test you before the test with the examiner. If you fail then you don’t go to the test and it costs more money by having to do it again.
Don’t believe all you hear
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by Cudd5Homey »

It's not part of the road test now. It is now done at the training centre's instead of the examiner doing it. It was to allow extra test per day during the covid 'drivers shortage'.
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Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
why is it?
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Payn-Smarter wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm
Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
why is it?
because your not tested on any manouvers. Just look at how many drivers you see who have a licence but can't drive properly.
It should be like the motorbike test.
2 parts a maneuvers test which includes.
360 turn
90 degree park on a bay left and right.
3 point turn
Reverse around a corner
Parallel park.
Straight line reverse
Coupling and uncoupling
Split Coupling
And 90 minute road test.
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Post by alfairym811 »

Payn-Smarter wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm
Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
why is it?
it means people will get a licence but NEVER be classed as drivers.
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Post by Payn-Smarter »

Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm
Payn-Smarter wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm
Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
why is it?
because your not tested on any manouvers. Just look at how many drivers you see who have a licence but can't drive properly.
It should be like the motorbike test.
2 parts a maneuvers test which includes.
360 turn
90 degree park on a bay left and right.
3 point turn
Reverse around a corner
Parallel park.
Straight line reverse
Coupling and uncoupling
Split Coupling
And 90 minute road test.
the point I was trying to make is that it’s basically the same test that I took 20yrs ago. They have took out the gear changing exercise.
But have added weight and you are allowed out of cab to have a look when reversing
The reverse and decoupling/ coupling done separately otherwise it’s the same
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Post by Kier6expa »

Payn-Smarter wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:52 pm
Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm
Payn-Smarter wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:51 pm

why is it?
because your not tested on any manouvers. Just look at how many drivers you see who have a licence but can't drive properly.
It should be like the motorbike test.
2 parts a maneuvers test which includes.
360 turn
90 degree park on a bay left and right.
3 point turn
Reverse around a corner
Parallel park.
Straight line reverse
Coupling and uncoupling
Split Coupling
And 90 minute road test.
the point I was trying to make is that it’s basically the same test that I took 20yrs ago. They have took out the gear changing exercise.
But have added weight and you are allowed out of cab to have a look when reversing
The reverse and decoupling/ coupling done separately otherwise it’s the same
that's exactly my point. The test is the same as 20 years ago but the roads aren't.
Trucks are bigger, roads are busier, junctions are smaller etc.. The test needs to be made harder
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by KaarlEnsnarl »

Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
who the hell's out there shrinking junctions? What do you mean, junctions are smaller?
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Post by Kier6expa »

KaarlEnsnarl wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:53 pm
Kier6expa wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:50 pm The test is far too easy
who the hell's out there shrinking junctions? What do you mean, junctions are smaller?
where councils are putting in cycle lanes and bigger paths roads and junctions are smaller. Also there are more crossings and traffic lights than there was In the past
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by vaugBBase »

It’s been always part of class 1 but not with dvsa you can do this with your training company now days
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Still is but its 2 modules must do the reverse test off road manuvere first before practical on road test
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Bob9inette wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:54 pm Still is but its 2 modules must do the reverse test off road manuvere first before practical on road test
you took it yet😬
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Post by Bob9inette »

Sp.Simonce wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:55 pm
Bob9inette wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:54 pm Still is but its 2 modules must do the reverse test off road manuvere first before practical on road test
you took it yet😬
no I got mine out of a cereal box 😂
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Bob9inette wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:58 pm
Sp.Simonce wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:55 pm
Bob9inette wrote: Sun Sep 17, 2023 2:54 pm Still is but its 2 modules must do the reverse test off road manuvere first before practical on road test
you took it yet😬
no I got mine out of a cereal box 😂
no comment 🤣
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by johnoob812 »

Passed recently, I did 28 hours of driving (training) 6 hours (training) reversing. This over a week. Then had to do a bay reverse into cones (test), uncouple and recouple tractor trailer until. (Passed this). Few days later did driving test with an examiner which involved a test route with a independent drive (“head to a destination”) and them trying to get me to go down restricted routes. Passed with few minors.
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by THompiese »

Yes.... but its validated by your instructor rather than a DVSA examiner done to free up time on the test.
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Don’t forget no gear. change test now up and down the box
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by chressoMR »

The reverse element and coupling are done the same as the original but not at the test centre. So still a pass or fail
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Post by Hy_Hobbievo »

Fresh pass, been at it 4 days and just winged it, just took my time and shunted when needed to so far 🤷‍♂️
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by doylee5st »

Yes it’s still part of the training and you must pass before you can take your main test
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by Knigen813 »

Nope they don't have to pass the reverse test any more as too many failures ..
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Post by adm-sureame »

I passed mine in March and I needed to do a reverse it was a separate test.
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Re: Hello guys, I have question has the reverse exercise now not a part of the class1 test? Sorry if this is old news,

Post by JONNiNGZO »

It's harder to pass your car test from what I've read on here, ffs.
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F**kin monkey could pass that reverse test they only teach you one reverse and its easy when you get taught it and really no good to you 🤣🤣
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