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    Is it common for them to use a tape measure to test your eyes on a driving test or would I b one in a million
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    Never happened to me. Usually they ask u to read a number plate from 10/20 metres away
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    Never happened to me, but I wouldn't be surprised if the occasional test had it and/or the first run of the day to make sure everything's accurate.
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    I've heard that some test centres have a dedicated spot they do the eyesight test on (with numberplates fixed to a nearby wall). I think it's more common to be asked to just read a plate from one of the cars parked nearby.

    In either case in order to fail you on the eyesight test the distance needs to be accurate, so if you're just told to read a plate of a nearby parked car and fail that you'll potentially be given another chance, but this time they'll probably break out a tape measure.
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    (Original post by Ronnie17)
    Is it common for them to use a tape measure to test your eyes on a driving test or would I b one in a million
    I'm not sure if this is true, but when I was a learner driver, my instructor said if you fail the eyesight test twice, then they'll a tape measure out and ensure you are 20.5m (something like that) away from the plate and give you one last attempt.

    I'm not sure if this is true though, it's just what I was told.
 
 
 
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