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Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Technical control of the vehicle

C.—1. Start the engine and move off smoothly (uphill and downhill as well as on the flat).

2. Accelerate to a suitable speed while maintaining a straight course, including during gear changes.

3. Adjust speed to negotiate left or right turns at junctions, possibly in restricted spaces, while maintaining control of the vehicle.

4. Lean over to turn.

5. Keep balance at various speeds.

6. Brake accurately to stop, if need be by performing an emergency stop.

7. Park the vehicle on its stand.

8. Remove motor bicycle from its stand and move it, without the aid of the engine, by walking alongside it.

9. Cause the vehicle to face in the opposite direction by driving it forward (a “U-turn”).

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