Driving Test Eyesight Simulator
The law states that driver’s must be able to read a clean number plate at 20.5 meters in good daylight. This is not a difficult standard to attain, and most people should be able to pass this test with ease.
Instructions: Keep both eyes open. For 56cm width screen sit at 112cm. For 33.5cm wide screen sit 67cm. For a 30cms wide screen sit at 60cms. Pro rata for other sizes, (screen width measured). If you wear spectacles for driving, you should of course be wearing them for this test as well. Enter the vehicle registration in the box below and select submit for.
Get your eyes tested professionally
There are many high street opticians where you can get your eyes tested professionally, some glassess are not suitable for driving in and you must ensure you always where the correct glasses for driving
You must wear glasses or contact lenses every time you drive if you need them to meet the ‘standards of vision for driving’. You must therefore wear them while taking lessons and especially your driving test. You must tell the DVLA if you have got any problem with your eyesight. This does not include being short or long sighted or colour blind.
You must be able to read (with glasses or contact lenses, if necessary) a car number plate from 20 metres. You must also meet the minimum eyesight standard for driving by having a visual acuity of at least decimal 0.5 (6/12) measured on the Snellen scale, using both eyes together. You must also have an adequate field of vision – your optician can tell you about this and do a test.
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