Driving schools phase 2 They are resumed with special sanitary measures
V they take the driving tests . The DGT will carry them out again from Monday although, that is, only in the Traffic Headquarters that are in territories in phase 2 after the Ministry of Health authorized it today same. Madrid and Barcelona, which will enter phase 1 on Monday, are therefore excluded.
Given that some 130,000 exams have had to be postponed due to the coronavirus crisis, next summer will be able in full to make up the delay. Theorists will give priority to the loss of validity of the driving license and those of obtaining and renewal of the special authorization to drive dangerous goods vehicles.
That is, the tests, both theoretical and practical, will have to meet some safety standards to prevent the spread of covid-19 . Among those measures is the prohibition to stay in the waiting areas of the test centers for all people who do not have a direct relationship with the test. Likewise the transfer of files from one province to another will be reduced as long as the Government maintains restrictions on mobility.
In the classrooms that will host the theoretical tests will reduce their capacity (to guarantee the interpersonal distance) and the applicants must carry their own gloves and masks as well as hydrogel if necessary.
In the case of the practice, crowds are avoided and large areas will be used and the presence of people outside the tests will be prohibited.
Regarding vehicle occupancy, only will the student and teacher in the front of the vehicle and the examiner, alone, in the rear seats all wearing gloves and a mask. At the moment in which a student is declared unfit, the test will be interrupted so as not to maintain social contact. In this same sense, the assessment of the test will also be done outside the vehicle.
In the motorcycle practical exams a system hands-free communication between examiner and student will be used and must be properly sanitized by the school.
The DGT also recalls that the permits whose validity has expired or expires during the alarm state are extended until 60 days after its completion.
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