It was announced that from the 4th. December 2017 candidates will be asked to follow directions from a sat nav provided and set by the examiner. Also the turn in the road and reverse around a corner will no longer be tested. You will be asked to carry out one of the 3 following manoeuvres. A parallel park, park in a parking bay, either drive in and reverse out or reverse in and drive out. Or you may be asked to pull up on the right hand side of the road, reverse back for 2 car lengths then rejoin the traffic. The independent driving part of the test will increase from 10 minutes to 20 minutes and you will be asked 2 vehicle safety questions, one at the start of the test and one while you are driving.