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The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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Regulation 11(1)

SCHEDULE 1

Regulation 22

SCHEDULE 4Fees for Tests

PART 1FEES FOR PRACTICAL TESTS

Column (1)

Category or sub-category of vehicle

Column (2)

Test, other than an extended driving test, commencing—

Column (3)

Extended driving test commencing—

(a) During normal hours(b) Out of hours(a) During normal hours(b) Out of hours
1. A1, B1 (other than B1 invalid carriages) and P£53.50£66.00
2. A£53.50£66.00£107.00
3. B£42.00£58.00£84.00
4. F, G, H and K£42.00
5. B+E, C1, C1+E, D1, D1+E, C, C+E, D and D+E£61.00£92.00
6. B1 (invalid carriages)NilNilNilNil

PART 2FEES FOR SPECIAL MANOEUVRES TESTS

Column (1)Column (2)
Category or sub-category of vehicleSpecial manoeuvres Test, commencing—
(a) During normal hours(b) Out of hours
1. A, A1 and P£31.00£43.00

Regulation 11(3)

SCHEDULE 2

Regulation 29

SCHEDULE 7ASpecified Requirements for Special Manoeuvres Test

PART 1Special Manoeuvres Test: Category A and sub-category A1

1.  Test candidates must satisfy the examiner as to their ability to—

(a)carry out properly the activities, and

(b)perform competently the manoeuvres

specified in paragraphs A to C in all respects in accordance with those paragraphs.

A. Preparation to drive

1.  Adjust rear view mirrors.

2.  Adjust crash helmet.

B. Technical control of the vehicle

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

2.  Parking the motorcycle on its stand.

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

4.  At least two manoeuvres to be executed at slow speed, including a slalom. This should allow competence to be assessed in the handling of the throttle and clutch in combination with the brake, balance, vision direction and position on the motorcycle and the position of the feet on the footrests.

5.  At least two manoeuvres to be executed at higher speed, of which one manoeuvre whilst driving the vehicle in second or third gear at a speed of at least 30 km/h (18.75 mph) and one manoeuvre avoiding an obstacle at a minimum speed of 50 km/h (31.25 mph). This should allow competence to be assessed on the position on the motorcycle, vision direction, balance, steering technique and technique of changing gears.

6.  At least two braking exercises shall be executed including an emergency brake at a minimum speed of 50 km/h (31.25 mph). This should allow competence to be assessed in the handling of the front and rear brake, vision direction and the position on the motorcycle.

7.  Start the engine, move off smoothly and with due regard for safety.

8.  Use of ancillary controls.

C. Alighting from vehicle

1.  Take all precautions necessary when alighting.

PART 2Special Manoeuvres Test: Category P

1.  Test candidates must satisfy the examiner as to their ability to—

(a)carry out properly the activities, and

(b)perform competently the manoeuvres

specified in paragraphs A to C in all respects in accordance with those paragraphs.

A. Preparation to drive

1.  Adjust rear view mirrors.

2.  Adjust crash helmet.

B. Technical control of the vehicle

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

2.  Parking the motorcycle on its stand.

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

4.  At least two manoeuvres to be executed at slow speed, including a slalom. This should allow competence to be assessed in the handling of the throttle and clutch in combination with the brake, balance, vision direction and position on the motorcycle and the position of the feet on the footrests.

5.  At least two manoeuvres to be executed at higher speed, of which one manoeuvre whilst driving the vehicle in second or third gear at a speed of at least 30 km/h (18.75 mph) and one manoeuvre avoiding an obstacle at a minimum speed of 30 km/h (18.75 mph). This should allow competence to be assessed on the position on the motorcycle, vision direction, balance, steering technique and technique of changing gears.

6.  t least two braking exercises shall be executed, including an emergency brake at a minimum speed of 30 km/h (18.75 mph). This should allow competence to be assessed in the handling of the front and rear brake, vision direction and the position on the motorcycle.

7.  Start the engine, move off smoothly and with due regard for safety.

8.  Use of ancillary controls.

C. Alighting from vehicle

1.  Take all precautions necessary when alighting.

Regulation 11(4)

SCHEDULE 3

Regulation 37

SCHEDULE 10FORMS OF CERTIFICATE AND STATEMENT OF PRACTICAL AND UNITARY TEST RESULT

PART 1TEST PASS CERTIFICATE

Practical Test Pass After Theory Test Pass
Certificate of passing the test of competence to drive

PART 1ACATEGORY A (including sub-category A1) or P vehicles

Special Manoeuvres Test Pass After Theory Test Pass
Certificate of passing the [extended*] Special Manoeuvres Test

PART 2TEST PASS CERTIFICATE (EXTENDED)

Certificate of passing the extended test of competence to drive

PART 3TEST FAILURE STATEMENT

Statement of failure to pass the practical test / test of competence to drive / special manoeuvres test (*delete as appropriate)

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