Driving Tests Around the World

The UK currently boasts one of the world’s most rigorous driving exams – the DVSA is constantly updating the syllabus, with satnavs and new reverse manoeuvres set to join the curriculum.

Some other nations also set the bar high – trainees in Denmark must undertake compulsory skid pan training, and the Spanish Highway Code is three times the length of the UK version. However, the same cannot be said for all countries. Until recently, licences could be bought without a test in Mexico City, and Turkish exams sometimes last less than two minutes.

The team at Barrington Freight have put together an infographic of driving exam facts from around the world, from the strangest regulations to the easiest tests.

Driving Tests Around the World

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