NEW-STYLE practical driving tests will come into force across Spain on January 21.

The new assessment will include an ‘autonomous driving’ section of 10 minutes or so, where the ex¬aminer will give minimal instructions such as: ‘Go to the bullring via the town hall’ — and the pupil will be required to simply drive there.

Drivers will also be given the option of using a GPS system to help them during their practical test.

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  1. It would appear that they teach them absolutely nothing about how to use a roundabout correctly or that red lights mean stop. One thing they do seem to stress is that when you put on your hazard lights then you can proceed with whatever crazy maneuver or outrageous bit of parking you so desire.

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