Practical knowledge2022-09-01T08:46:22+02:00

PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE
Everything about driving licenses and theory on how to become a driving instructor


The teaching must per. 1/1 2017 initiated 3 months before turning 17 years old.

How long does it take to get a driver's license?
It is individual, but for most 17-19 year olds it will take approx. 2-4 months.

Which driving school should I choose?
You should choose a driving instructor / driving school, who is a member of a local association affiliated Danish Driving Instructors' Union.
A driving school, following the guidelines given for the teaching of the category in question. See more here:

How does a theory test proceed?
The theory test is today a written test, where one along with 10-14 other students are shown 25 various images on a large screen or PC. For each image is included some information for the image situation as well 2-4 possible answers, where the student must tick the yes box, if the answer is consistent, what one wants to do oneself, otherwise the no box must be ticked.

How many errors must I have for the theory test?
One must at most have errors in 5 pictures to pass the theory test for ordinary. car. In principle, of course, the test should be error-free, but there is given the opportunity to pass with the five errors, because it can be, one misunderstands a question, or one may be disturbed by something during the test, since you are not alone in the room.

Is there a waiting time for a theory test?
There may be a wait to get to the theory test, but it should not be over 14 days.

When do I have to take a theory test?
You can take the theory test at the earliest 1 month before turning 17 years old

What does a theory test cost?
Examination fee, to the police, petitioner p.t. kr. 600,00,- to ordinary. car and kr. 890,- for a control sample.
The fee covers both the theoretical and practical driving test.
Fee for practical test for extension to category A2 and A and B / E costs DKK. 280,-.
If you do not pass a test, theoretical or practical, a new fee must be paid.

Should I have a minimum number of driving hours?
The teaching plan prescribes a detailed teaching course divided into lessons, of minimum. 45 min.

Kat. A (motorbike):
The teaching of category A (MC) includes a total of at least 29 lessons in theory room (theoretical topics), and at least 22 lessons in practical driving instruction (exercise driving) distributed on 4 lessons in a closed practice area, 13 lessons in maneuvers on the road and 5 lessons in maneuvers on driving systems.

Kat. B (Ordinary car):
The teaching of category B (ordinary. car) includes a total of at least 29 lessons in theory room (theoretical topics), and at least 4 lessons in a closed practice area (maneuver trajectory), 16 lessons in maneuvers on the road and 4 lessons in maneuvers on driving systems. At least in total 53 lessons.

Kat. C eller D:
The teaching for category C or D includes a total of at least 16 lessons in theory room (theoretical topics), and at least 18 lessons in practical driving instruction (exercise driving) distributed on 2 lessons in introductory exercises on the way, 12 lessons in extended exercises on the way and 4 lessons in maneuvers on driving systems.

Kat. C / E:
The teaching for category C / E includes a total of at least 13 lessons in theory room (theoretical topics), and at least 18 lessons in practical driving instruction (exercise driving) distributed on 2 lessons in introductory exercises on the way, 12 lessons in extended exercises on the way and 4 lessons in maneuvers on driving systems.

Kat. D / E:
The teaching for category D / E includes a total of at least 10 lessons in theory room (theoretical topics), and at least 6 lessons in practical driving instruction (exercise driving) distributed with 1 lesson in introductory exercises on the way and 5 lessons extended exercises on the way.

The teaching course in the driving education for categories A, B, must extend over at least 14 training days, C, D at least 12 days, C / E at least 10 days, to cat. D / E above at least 7 days and B / E at least 3 days

Which car should I drive in for the driving test?
The practical driving test is usually taken in the school bus, that is, the car, you have practiced in and know.

Where the practical driving test takes place?
The practical driving test usually takes place in the city or area where you have had driving lessons. The exact route, one does not know in advance.

How the practical driving test proceeds?
The practical driving test usually has a duration of 30-45 minutes, where a driving test expert (police assistant or civilian driving test expert) occupies the driving instructor's place and from there observes the student's skills in driving the car safely through traffic.
The purpose of the driving test is, that the examiner must judge, whether the aspirant has acquired the knowledge and skills and the behavior, set as targets for driving education, and which is a condition for obtaining a driving license.
The test begins with a check of the identity of the aspirant (remember passport or baptismal certificate), as well as usually an examination of the vehicle's equipment.

When do I have to take a practical driving test?
The practical driving test can be taken at the student's at earliest 17 years old

What is a controlling driving test?
A controlling driving test is a fairly common theoretical and practical driving test similar to it, taken by persons, who have not previously had a driving license.
Driving license categories

Kategori A.
- A1
- A2
– A

Kategori B. - Ordinary car
Kategori Bep – Taxi
Category C1 - Small truck
Kategori C. - Truck
Category D1 - Small bus
Kategori D. - Bus with over 8 Seats. in addition to the driver's
Category Dep - Bus / tourist bus
Kategori E.

– Kategori B/E. Category B with large trailer
Category C1 / E category C1 with large trailer
– Kategori C/E. Category C with large trailer
Category D1 / E category D1 with large trailer
– Kategori D/E. Category D with large trailer

May I drive with a trailer?
A driving license for category B., ordinary. car, gives the right to lead:
Passenger car with max 8 seats in addition to the driver's seat and a permissible total weight of not more than 3.500 kg.
Van with a permissible gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3.500 kg.
Truck train consisting of person- or van and a trailer with a maximum permissible laden weight not exceeding 750 kg.
Truck train consisting of one person- or van and a trailer with a permissible gross vehicle weight of more than 750 kg. The total permissible total weight of the train must not exceed 3.500 kg.
Tricycle.
Tractor / power equipment.
Moped subject to registration.
For trailers not subject to registration, the permissible total weight of the trailer shall be determined in accordance with the preceding paragraph. 3 and 4, using the actual total weight of the trailer.

Should my driver's license be renewed?
Driving licenses for categories A, B and B / E as well as for tractor / power tool are issued with validity to the holder's filled 75 years old. From 19/1 2013 however, only with a validity of 15 years old
Driving license for categories C, C / E, D and D / E are issued with validity of 5 years old.
Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport are issued with a validity period of five years.

May I drive a moped 45?
You must have a driving license for category A or B to drive a large moped (45 moped).

You can find a driving school or driving instructor in your area by using Google.dk and searching for “driving school + Your postcode", or the postcode of the city in which you want to obtain a driving license.

How do I regain my driver's license??
Has the driving license been unconditional or conditionally revoked, it must be re-acquired, before a new one can be issued.
You have to take a new driving test, i.e.. lay off and pass, both a theory- and practical test. The same applies to driving bans. In the event of a driving ban, teaching is compulsory.

You apply to a driving school and usually receive both theoretical and practical instruction, before a new driving test is taken. In case of unconditional disqualification, however, driving lessons must be started at the earliest 3 months before the expiry of the disqualification period. There is no compulsory education in connection with recovery.

Am I going on a driving course??
Yes, if you need to acquire a driver's license for the first time, it is mandatory to take a course at a driving technical facility.
After the initial exercises in the closed exercise area (playpen), continues the practical exercises on ordinary street and road, and must be completed with a course in Driving Engineering at an approved driving technical facility. Time consumption approx. 4 ½ time.

How do I get a business card (taxi card)?
Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport can be issued to a person, that is filled 21 years old.
Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport can only be issued to drivers, who has a category B driving license and has passed a driving test for commercial passenger transport. Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport can only be issued for that category, a driving test has been taken in.
Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport may be refused under the one in section 78 of the Criminal Code, condition referred to in paragraph 2.

What is a controlling sample?
A controlling driving test is a fairly common theoretical and practical driving test similar to it, taken by persons, who have not previously had a driving license.

Can my foreign driving license be exchanged in Denmark?
Foreign driving licenses can be exchanged in Denmark, if they are acquired in a country, where the educational requirements are roughly on a par with the Danish requirements. Is there any doubt about this, the authorities may require, that the person in question takes and passes a control test first. See more here:

Am I going on a maneuvering course (playpen)?
Upon first acquisition of driving license, the theoretical and practical teaching must be integrated, i.e, that immediately after a theory lesson one must review the same topics in a practical driving lesson.
The practical teaching must start in an approved closed practice area, where the student is alone in the car and completes a series of described exercises. The time spent in the closed practice area will usually be off 3 to 5 timer.

An application for a driving license must be submitted to one of the municipality's citizen service centers, which is responsible for the practical processing of the case.
A special application form must be used.

The application must be accompanied by a well-liked photograph and a doctor's certificate prepared by your own doctor, as well as a first aid certificate.. If you do not have a credit card type or valid passport, you must bring a health card instead, from original baptismal-, names- or birth certificate as well as photo identification. You can contact us for more info or read up on driving license rules.

Further information regarding the application for the driving license and driving license rules can be obtained at the municipality's citizen service center.

Most often it is the driving instructor, who performs the practical work of driving license application, for a small fee.

General driving license rules and conditions for obtaining a driving license
It is a prerequisite in driving license rules to be issued a driving license, that you have a so-called usual residence in Denmark (least 185 days). By habitual residence is meant that place, where you reside as a result of your personal or business circumstances.

It is also a condition, that you have a residence permit (abode) in this country, unless you can stay in Denmark without permission.

Finally, you must have satisfactory health. The health requirements include i.a.. sight, hearing, physical and mental disabilities, heart- and kidney disease, diabetes and epilepsy. The police decide cases about e.g.. health issues (except for visual acuity) and special conduct requirements.

Driving license rules for Driving license categories
You only have the right to drive that type of vehicle, for which you have taken a driving license. The motor vehicles are divided into categories and vehicle types, each having its own letter. That's the letter, that will be on the driver's license, and which shows, which vehicles you may drive. You can get driving licenses for the following categories:

Motorcycle - category A
Motorcycles are divided into category A1, A2 and A

Category A1
must not exceed 125 ccm and have an engine power of 11 kW. At the same time, the number must, resulting from dividing the engine power of the motorcycle by the curb weight not exceeding 0,10 (kW / kg).
Did you get your motorcycle license on it 1. July 1996 or thereafter, gives it the right to ride a motorcycle both with and without a sidecar. The age requirement is 18 years old. After 2 years of experience and taking a practical test, you can get a driving license for category A2

Category A2
must have a maximum engine power of 35 kW and a ratio between engine power and curb weight of at most 0,2 kW / kg. The age requirement is 20 years old.

Kategori A
Two-wheeled motorcycle with or without sidecar
Tricycle with an engine power of over 15 kW or a three-wheeled car with an engine power of over 15 kW.
The said vehicles coupled to one trailer or one trailer.

Ordinary car - category B
The age requirement is 17 years to be issued a driving license for a car. Until you fill up 18 years old, however, special conditions apply. See more here: https://www.sikkertrafik.dk/raad-og-viden/i-bil/koerekort-til-17-aarige
- Ordinary car with maximum 8 seats in addition to the driver's seat and a permissible total weight of not more than 3.500 kg.
Van with a permissible gross vehicle weight not exceeding 3.500 kg.
– Ordinary- or van with coupled trailer with a permissible gross vehicle weight not exceeding 750 kg.
– Ordinary- or van with coupled trailer with a permissible gross vehicle weight of more than 750 kg, if the total permissible gross laden weight of the train does not exceed 3.500 kg.
- Tricycle (kabinescooter).
- Tractor / power tool.
– Kategori AM(moped)
Trucks - category C
cars, which has a total weight of over 3.500 kg. To get a driver's license for truck, you must first have a driving license for a regular car.
The age requirement is 21 years to obtain a driving license for truck., however, under special conditions 18 years old.

Bus – kategori D
Cars with more than eight seats in addition to the driver's. To get a bus driver's license, you must first have a driving license for a regular car.
The age requirement is 24 years to be issued a driving license for bus, however, under special conditions 21 years old.

Trailer - category B / E, C / E and D / E
Trailer for ordinary car, truck and bus, which weighs more than 750 kg. You can not get a car license, truck or bus with trailer, before you have a car license, truck or bus without trailer. It means, that if you want to drive a truck with a trailer, you must first take a driving license for truck.

Driving license for commercial passenger transport (taxi, tourist bus etc.)
Issuance of driving licenses for commercial passenger transport presupposes, that you are full 21 years old, has a driving license for a car and has taken a special driving test for commercial passenger transport.

No driving instruction is required prior to the driving test. An interpreter may not be used in a driving test for commercial passenger transport.

Driving licenses for commercial passenger transport can be issued by car or bus and only for that category, a driving test has been taken in.

Validity of driving licenses
Driving license for motorcycle and car is issued with a validity of 15 years old
Driving license for truck and bus is issued with validity until you fill 50 years old. The driving license can then be renewed 5 years at a time until you fill 75 years old.
The period of validity is determined after filling 75. years based on your age. Driving licenses can be issued for 4 years old, 3 years old, 2 years or finally for 1 years old.
Driving licenses may in special cases - in particular as a result of health conditions - be issued with a shorter validity than mentioned above.

Driving license rules for renewal of driving licenses
Renewal of driving license takes place by contacting one of the municipality's citizen service centers. You must bring a good-looking photograph and a medical certificate prepared by your own doctor. If you do not have a credit card type or valid passport, you must instead bring your original baptismal, names- or birth certificate as well as photo identification.

International driving license
Do you have to drive a motor vehicle during a long stay abroad, you can have an international driving license issued. The international driving license does not replace the ordinary driving license, but it is a confirmation of, that you have the right to drive a car, etc.. In reality, an international driving license is just a translation of one's Danish driving license.
Application forms are available from the municipality's citizen service centers. Photograph and identification must be attached to the application, but no medical certificate is required. The international driving license is valid for one year and cannot be used in Denmark.

Driving license on trial
The first years with a new driver's license are the most dangerous. Here, the risk of being involved in a traffic accident is greatest. Therefore, the driving license is now "on trial" for the first three years. If you grossly violate the Traffic Act within the first three years, after you have taken the driver's license, you get a driving ban.

A driving ban means, that you must not drive again, before reviewing a new one, special driving lessons (both theory and practice) or a course in alcohol and traffic as well as passing a new driving test.

The driving training ends with a driving test, which must be passed in order to obtain a driving license for the desired category.

Purpose of the driving test
The purpose of the driving test is to assess whether you have acquired the knowledge, skills and that behavior, set as targets for driving education. Fulfillment of the various objectives is a condition for obtaining a driving license.

Content / syllabus of the driving test
The provisions on the driving education and the driving test can be found in curricula for the driving education for category A, respectively. (motorbike), kategori B (Ordinary car), kategori C (truck), kategori D (Bus) and category E (trailer).

The curricula provide a detailed description of the content and scope of the driving education with an indication of purpose, main objectives and detailed sub-objectives. The sub-goals constitute the actual guidelines for both the teaching and the assessment at the driving test, as they clarify more closely, what you need to know and know at the end of the education.

As a general rule, the driving test consists of a theory test and a practical test.

Who holds driving tests?
Driving tests are usually held by the police.

People, who have been called up for military service or for service in the emergency services, can take the driving test with either the military or state rescue services' driving judges. However, this does not apply to tests for commercial passenger transport and checking driving test.

When can the driving test be held?
The theory test can be taken at the earliest 1 month before the age condition is met. However, a theory test for a tractor / power tool can be taken 6 months before the age condition is met.
You can first be registered for the practical test, when the theory test has been passed, and one can take the test at the earliest, when meeting the age requirement.

The theory test
The theory test consists of a series of pictures, and some questions. You must then tick the correct answers on a form or on a PC

When you come to the test, your identity is checked, as well as the conditions for, to be able to take a theory test is fulfilled, including that the necessary signatures on the application are present. The theory test is corrected immediately after the test is over and you get the result immediately.

Theory test with foreign-language applicants is held on the basis of the current series of pictures, as the questions are translated by an interpreter, which is also present in the rehearsal room. The police select the interpreter, who must not be a driving instructor. You have to pay for an interpreter yourself.

If you, due to very special circumstances - which must be documented - can not take the usual written theory test, you can get a special sample, where e.g.. the examiner reads out the questions or stops the tape recorder between each question. The photo series and check-in forms are also used during the special test.

The practical test
The driving instructor or his / her representative can attend the practical test, unless you or the examiner has significant objections. If you have used an interpreter for the theory test, interpreters must also be used in the practical test.

The duration of the practical test depends on that category, in which the test is taken. The driving time, set aside for the assessment of your behavior in traffic, must not be below 25 minutes in the practical test for category A., category B and category B / E. For other categories, the driving time must, set aside for the behavioral assessment, not be under 45 minutes. In addition to the driving time, time must be set aside for checking your identity, information about the course of the test, inspection of the vehicle's equipment, evaluation of the test process, etc., possible completion of a master card and issuance of a temporary driving license. The test can be extended if necessary and can be interrupted, if your driving skills are very poor.

At the beginning of the test, your identity is checked, and that you meet the conditions to be able to take a practical test, including that the necessary signatures on the application are present. Before starting the drive, as far as possible, demonstrate skills in checking selected parts of the statutory vehicle's statutory equipment; (control sample).

The examiner must give the necessary directions on the route while driving, maneuvers, etc.. The examiner must intervene while driving using the vehicle's control equipment, if necessary for safety reasons or to avoid collision.

They maneuver, which is rehearsed in a closed training area and driving technical facility, shall not be performed separately on the test, but is part of the normal operation of the vehicle while driving. However, reversing must be done, including reverse driving around corners included in random samples, but may only be required to be performed with any precision.

In the practical test, the test expert must first and foremost assess, whether your performance is characterized by thorough learning in accordance with the curriculum.

The result of the test must be announced immediately after the end of the test.

The practical issuance and renewal of driving licenses takes place at one of the municipality's citizen service centers. The municipalities decide on the conditions for issuing, renew m.v. driving license is met. It is also the municipality, who schedules driving tests and charges for driving licenses. The police hold driving tests and decide cases on, among other things. health issues (except for visual acuity) and special conduct requirements.

It is a matter of trust to choose a driving instructor. Make sure you get a good overview of both the content of the teaching, organization and price, before you start taking the card, for even in this context, it can be expensive to buy cheap. Always request written student information. You can find the organized driving instructors her, all of which are publicly connected appeal board and guarantee fund.

Before you can be set for theory and driving test, as a student, you must take some guidance tests in your driving school. This will make you familiar with the procedure of the final tests.

You must have completed a course on 8 hours in traffic-related first aid to get your card. This only applies the first time you need to acquire your card.

Before the theory test, you must have completed the entire training course, except for the teaching at a driving technical facility.

Applicants, who want a driver's license for a category, for which no driving license has previously been issued, must undergo a compulsory driving education in accordance with the curriculum for the driving education for the category in question.

Who must teach?
Only approved driving instructors, who must teach students, who want a driver's license. The driving instructor approval will appear on the driving license as a special endorsement. The driving training can be completed at private driving schools. In addition, driving lessons are available at AMU centers, and for military personnel or personnel in the emergency services of the defense or the state emergency services, respectively.

The purpose of the teaching
In his driving instruction, the driving instructor must follow the syllabus for the selected category. The curriculum defines the knowledge, skills and that behavior, which the applicant must possess in order to acquire a driving license

The purpose of the driving training is:

- to give you insight into and understanding of the dangers and difficulties, you as drivers of vehicles meet in traffic, as well as provide you with knowledge of the traffic rules and other legal provisions,
relevant in this regard.
To provide you with such knowledge of the vehicle and its operation, that you can identify any deficiencies that have a bearing on safety.
- to give you an understanding of the basic human conditions, affecting driving skills, so that you can make full use of your abilities and to the extent necessary
counteract ordinary human limitations.
- to give you the ability to critically assess traffic and drive the vehicle without danger to yourself and others.
To contribute to, that you become a considerate and responsible driver.
- to provide you with knowledge and understanding of the situation of vulnerable road users, especially in relation to motorized traffic.

It is therefore not enough in the teaching to get to know the ideals and requirements of the Traffic Act, if, how you should, must and must move. Particular attention must also be paid to the risk factors and hazards, which, despite the rules of the Traffic Act, occurs daily in traffic.

You must quickly learn to perceive and assess the various danger signs of other road users' behavior, the maneuverability of the vehicles, the road, the weather and led. This will allow you to anticipate dangerous situations and react to them in a timely manner.

The training
The sub-goals in the curricula for the driving education constitute the actual guidelines for the teaching and clarify carefully, what you need to know and be able to do after completing driving lessons.

The theoretical and practical teaching must be integrated and must follow the division of the syllabus into sections. It means, that you will be led from easier to more difficult exercises, and that the theoretical and practical teaching will be coordinated, so that, as far as possible, you receive the theoretical teaching of a subject shortly before the practical teaching of the same subject.

Driving a car or motorcycle is a practical act. Therefore, driving education also has its center of gravity in the practice of practical skills. The practical teaching begins with maneuvers in a closed practice area, then continue with practice driving on a normal road and end with maneuvers on a driving technical system.

The content of the teaching
The teaching is composed of many different topics. Each topic is included to strengthen your abilities in a particular direction. Here is an explanation of the actual goals of the various topics.

The car's interior, equipment and documents
Knowledge of the vehicle's interior and equipment and understanding of functions thus, that a correct and gentle handling of the vehicle is learned and a safe execution of the various maneuvers is achieved;. In addition, you must be able to identify defects or faults in the vehicle yourself, which has an impact on road safety. Finally, you must be acquainted with the most important documents related to the use of the vehicle.

Maneuvers in a closed practice area
Ability to master the car at low speeds while performing maneuvers, occurring in ordinary traffic, you. commissioning, stop, forward- and reverse driving, oscillation, turn, parking at the roadside and in the parking stall.

The maneuvers must be performed in an approved closed practice area.

Maneuverability of vehicles
Knowledge of the maneuvering characteristics of the different vehicles and the different orientation conditions of the drivers thus, that you learn to anticipate the difficulties, that can occur in certain situations, and thus assess the risk you are exposing yourself or others to by getting too close to another vehicle.

User behavior
Knowledge of some basic psychological conditions when driving a car or motorcycle thus, that familiarity with one's own perception- and responsiveness is achieved, and thereby develop safe attitudes. Understanding the behavior of other road users, so it helps you to learn to anticipate their possible mistakes or thoughtlessness in traffic and in time to respond appropriately to them.

Finally, you must be made aware of the applicable legal provisions on drivers' ability to drive and health conditions and on the duty to show special consideration to certain road users..

Road Conditions
Knowledge of risk factors by the road, depending on i.a.. weather and driving or other road users way of moving, so it helps you to learn, to anticipate danger situations that can often occur in certain places on a road or on certain stretches of road, and in a timely manner respond appropriately to them.

Basic rules for driving a car or motorcycle
Knowledge of some general legal provisions for driving a car, immediately before you have to go through the exercises in driving on the road. You must also be made aware of some terms in the Traffic Act, which specifies specific requirements for the driving style of any maneuver.
Maneuvers on the road
Ability to safely and considerably adapt driving to the changing traffic conditions and applicable traffic rules on different types of roads and times (in and out of rush hour, in daylight and darkness) during the execution of all normal maneuvers.

Special risk conditions in traffic
Knowledge of some special risk factors regarding driving that help you to become familiar with your own ability and to develop a safe attitude and behavior.

Maneuvers on driving systems
Knowledge of some basic physical conditions regarding driving, that it helps you understand the importance of adjusting speed, steering and braking according to the conditions. Furthermore, some skill must be gained in mastering the vehicle at moderate speed in certain critical situations, including braking on the shortest possible distance, braking and evasive maneuvers on the road with high and low friction as well as straightening the vehicle after skidding on the road.
The maneuvers must be performed on an approved driving technical system.

Number of lessons
The initial driving lessons for motorcycles and cars take place in a closed practice area and the final lessons for all categories - except category B / E, D / E - takes place on a driving technical system.
In the teaching, special emphasis is placed on the needs of the individual student. Some maneuvers must be learned with great safety and precision, some maneuvers need to be mastered and other maneuvers you need to gain some skill in.
It is therefore not possible, to set a number of lessons that all driving students must complete. Legislation requires, that a standard program for a satisfactory educational course consists of 53 lessons of 45 minutes duration for ordinary car. Most students, however, will need more lessons to achieve the necessary skill in driving a car. 53 lessons talk about an absolute minimum.

Completion of driving training
At the driving test, it is assessed whether the purpose of the driving training has been achieved. The content of the driving test can be found in the section on the content of the driving test.

Duration
According to the regulations on driving training, the teaching of theory and practice must be integrated and must follow the section division of the teaching plan. The initial and final driving lessons must take place in a closed practice area and a driving technical facility, respectively..

If you - for example after having had several attempts to pass the practical test - are in a continued teaching process, preserves the previously completed exercises at the closed exercise site and at the driving technical facility, regardless of whether several years may have passed.
If, on the other hand, the teaching process has been interrupted and the interruption has been of a longer duration, you must again go through the exercises on the closed exercise area and the driving technical facility. Only in this way can the intention behind the curriculum for a coherent educational course be preserved

The first years with a new driver's license are the most dangerous. Here, the risk of being involved in a traffic accident is greatest. Therefore, the driving license is now "on trial" for the first three years. If you grossly violate the Traffic Act within the first three years, after you have taken the driver's license, you get a driving ban.

A driving ban means, that you must not drive again, before reviewing a new one, special driving lessons (both theory and practice) or a course in alcohol and traffic as well as passing a new driving test. The driving license is then tested again.

Below you can get answers to more questions about the rules.

1.
When did the rules come into force?
Response: The rules on driving bans / driving licenses on probation came into force on 1. March 2002.

2.
Who does the rules apply to?
Response: The rules apply to everyone - ie. also for them, who has taken driving license before 1. March 2002. The first driving license is "on trial" for three years.
If you are currently e.g.. have had your first driving license in 1 years and 7 months, the rules also apply to you.

3.
What does it mean, that the driving license is on trial?
Response: That means, that there are stricter sanctions for serious violations of the Traffic Act in the first three years, after you have taken your first driving license.
Where previously you would receive a conditional disqualification, you will now be banned from driving.

4.
What does it mean to get a driving ban?
Response: If you are banned from driving, you must hand in your driving license to the police. And then you are basically asked, as if you have no driving license.

5.
If the driving license is taken on the spot?
Response: No, usually not. The police can first demand that the driving license be handed over, when the decision on the driving ban is final. But if the conditions for unconditional disqualification exist,
the police may well revoke the driving license on the spot.

6.
What offenses can I get a driving ban for?
Response: You will be banned from driving, if within three years after you have taken your first driving license e.g.:
Exceeds the speed limit by more than 70% in a car, van etc..
Exceeds the speed limit by more than 40% in truck, bus, ordinary car with trailer etc..
- drives drunk driving with over 0,8 per thousand
- driving recklessly or recklessly, e.g.. by making a risky overtake, "Overlook" an unconditional obligation to give way or harass other road users.

Previously, as mentioned, you would "just" get a conditional revocation of the driver's license for these offenses.

If you commit even more serious violations or there are aggravating circumstances for your offense, you could risk a more severe punishment. But that's how it has always been.

7.
If I have driving licenses for several categories, then they are all "on trial" for three years?
Response: No, the trial period of three years is calculated from the first category, you have taken a driver's license. The trial period does not start all over again, if you subsequently take / have taken driving licenses for several categories.

8.
How long the driving ban applies?
Response: The driving ban applies until you have:
Undergone a special driving instruction of at least 8 theory lessons á 45 minutes and 8 driving lessons of 45 minutes with a driving instructor or
Completed a compulsory course in alcohol and traffic and
- has passed a new driving test (both theory- and driving test).
There is thus no fixed disqualification period - the driving ban applies, until you have completed the training and passed the driving test.

9.
If I get a driving ban, then it applies to all those categories, I have a driver's license?
Response: Yes. If you are banned from driving for an offense committed in e.g.. car, the ban also applies to driving in all the other categories, you have a driver's license for.
But you do not have to undergo tuition and pass a driving test in all your categories again. Which category, you must have tuition + driving test in, decided by the police in the individual case.
Once you have passed and the driving ban has been lifted, you have to run all your categories again.

10.
What constitutes the new, special driving lessons of?
Response. The new special driving instruction consists of selected parts of the general syllabus: "User behavior", “Basic rules for driving” and “Maneuvers on the road”.
It takes place with a driving instructor. The teaching must include at least 8 theory lessons and 8 driving hours and must extend over at least 8 training days.

11.
If I have driven alcohol / drink driving and am going on a course in alcohol and traffic, how and where does it go then?
Response: The courses in alcohol and traffic consist of 4 lessons of 2 ½ hours duration and extends over at least 4 weeks. All lessons are compulsory and all lessons are taught, among other things. in legislation,
risk and effect of alcohol. These are the alcohol consultants in the counties and the municipalities of Copenhagen and Frederiksberg, which stands for the courses, which is preferably held in the evening.
The courses are offered in line with the need. So you may well have to wait to get a place on a team.

12.
How much do tuition and courses cost?
Response: The price for driving- and theory lessons depend on the rate of the individual driving instructor.
The course in alcohol and traffic costs approx. 2000 kr. You have to pay for it all yourself.
be aware, that on top of the driving ban comes a fine, that depends on your offense.

13.
Can I get a discount on tuition, if I have low income?
Response: No.
What happens, if I drive, even though I have a driving ban?
Response: Then you get a fine for driving without a driver's license. It costs 5.000 kr. - first time.

Excerpt from comments on Bill no. L 225 - published as Act no. 498 of 7. June 2001 (Tougher penalties for serious traffic offenses and introduction of driving bans) you can read about here.

To become a driving instructor, one must comply with the provisions of the Traffic Act § 66 about age, practical driving experience, education and probation as well as on punishment. Before starting the education, you should also check whether you live up to the health requirements.

The age requirement to become a driving instructor is 24 years old.

Practical driving experience
In recent times 2 years have not been deprived of the right to drive or have this revoked administratively.
Has completed a pedagogical teaching course, which has been approved by the Ministry of Justice as granting access to the driving instructor education. This course must have a duration of 120 timer, corresponding to 10 point
Be in possession of a category A driving license, B, B profession, C and CE.

Education
To become a driving instructor, one must undergo a driving instructor training. The education must follow a teaching plan for the driving instructor education. The actual instruction must be given by a specially approved driving instructor. A specially approved driving instructor is approved for that category, driving instructor approval is required, and has completed an approved course.

The aim of the driving instructor training is to give the driving instructor trainee theoretical and practical prerequisites for being able to teach driving students in accordance with the current rules for the driving training for that category., approval is sought for.

During the teaching process, the aspirant must achieve the following:

- In-depth knowledge of the curriculum for the driving education, for which driving instructor approval is required.
- Necessary knowledge of pedagogical principles and skill in teaching students in a driving school.
- Knowledge of traffic legislation, vehicle technology, driving technique and risk theory in addition to the content of the syllabus for the selected category.
- The teaching is given by private driving instructor schools and has a duration of approx. 8 months.

Driving instructor exam
The content of the driving instructor test is regulated in the driving instructor executive order. The test consists of a written pre-test and an oral final practical test. The samples, held 2 times a year, submitted to a trial commission, either east of the Great Belt or west of the Great Belt. Each trial commission consists of 2 members. One designated by the Police (Chairman) and a car inspector. In addition, a number of deputies have been appointed.

At the pre-test, it is judged, whether the aspirant has acquired the necessary knowledge of the syllabus for the selected driving license category. The test is written and deals with the systematics and content of the syllabus. Once the pre-test has been passed, the aspirant can apply for the final test.

At the final test, it is judged, whether the aspirant has the necessary theoretical and practical prerequisites to be able to teach driving students. The sample, which is oral, consists of a test in knowledge and own driving skills as well as a test in teaching students in theory and practice.

There is usually an opportunity to go up 3 times.

To participate in the driving instructor test, a fee must be paid.

Vandel provisions
Is the applicant convicted of a criminal offense, which may justify an imminent danger of abuse of the post of driving instructor, a driving instructor approval cannot be issued. The chairman of the trial commission decides on the basis of a criminal record whether the conditions are met.

Driving instructor Approval
Category A driving instructor approval can be obtained (motorbike), to category B (Ordinary car) and to categories C-D and E (truck, large car and trailer).

Driver's license
If the driving instructor test is passed, the driving license can be endorsed with a driving instructor approval for the selected category. However, that is a prerequisite, that the applicant otherwise fulfills the general conditions for obtaining a driving license.
The driving license is valid in 5 years old, after which it can be renewed, if, one has participated in a compulsory continuing education course, which has a duration of 5 days.

prices, duration and course start
Regarding prices, duration and course start, referred to the relevant educational establishments. The Danish Driving Instructors' Union is an industry organization and does not conduct the training.

Recovery of driving license

If you have had your driving license revoked and lost your driving license, you must regain your driving license in order to drive legally again. You can regain your driving license by fulfilling a number of conditions, which may be different, depending on the type of driving license revocation, it is about. See all the terms and conditions here and find out, how to regain your driver's license.

How do I regain my driver's license??

If you have had your driving license revoked and thus your driving license, you can first drive legally again, once you have regained your driving license. You regain your driving license by fulfilling a number of conditions, which can be diverse, depending on the reason for, that you were disqualified from driving.

What conditions must I meet to regain my driving license?

Conditional revocation of the driving license

If you have been granted a conditional revocation of the driving license, you can regain your driving license for a three-year trial period, if you pass a driving test. This test consists of a theoretical and practical test, where you will be tested in the underlying theory of driving, and your practical ability to drive.

When to take the theory test and the driving test again, it is not a prerequisite, that you re-review the entire required course in theory and driving. If a time limit has been set for, when you must have passed the driving test at the latest, however, you must meet this deadline. The deadline is generally set at 6 months.

If you commit a traffic offense within the three-year trial period, which can again trigger a conditional revocation of the driving license, you will receive an unconditional revocation of your driving license of at least 6 months. You will only receive a conditional revocation of your driving license, if you have had your driving license for more than 3 years old, before you got it denied. If you have not had your driving license for more than 3 years old, you will, on the other hand, be banned from driving.

Driving ban

If you get a driving ban, you can first regain your driving license, when you have undergone special training and passed a driving test. The special training must be completed by an approved driving instructor, and the teaching must consist of at least 8 lessons of 45 minutes in theory and 8 lessons of 45 minutes in driving. It is also a requirement, that the teaching extends beyond the minimum 8 training days.

Unconditional revocation of the driving license

If you have received an unconditional revocation of the driving license, does it mean, that you can first regain your driving license, when the disqualification period has expired. You regain your driving license by passing a driving test.

Disqualification due to drink driving

If the revocation of your driving license is due to drink driving or the like, it is also a condition for the recovery of the driving license, that you complete an alcohol / drug / traffic course, including a ANT course.

How do I apply for a driver's license??

In order for you to regain your driving license, is it a condition, that you are applying for the acquisition.

If you have had your driving license revoked, you must, as a rule, appear in person at one of the country's municipalities and hand in a completed one application form and an approved passport photo. In some municipalities, your driving instructor may show up for you and handle this part of the process. When you hand in the application form, either you or your driving instructor must be able to present your valid driving license or passport, as well as your letter regarding the revocation of the driving license. If you have had your driving license revoked due to drink-driving, you must also submit an ANT course certificate.

In the event of a conditional revocation of the driving license, be sure to apply for the repurchase well in advance, since you must pass a driving test within 6 months after sentencing. If it does not happen, you will be sentenced to an unconditional revocation of the driving license.

If you have had your driving license revoked unconditionally, you can apply for the re-acquisition of the driving license at the earliest one month before, that the disqualification period expires.

Conditional revocation of driving license

A conditional revocation of driving license means, that you can keep your driver's license, if you pass a driving test within 6 months after the disqualification. But what other requirements do you have to meet to be able to keep your driver's license? And what situations can lead to a conditional revocation of driving license? Get the answers here.

What does conditional revocation of driving license mean?

A conditional revocation of the driving license means, that you keep your driver's license, if you re-pass a driving test. You must both pass a theory test, where your theoretical knowledge of driving is tested, and a driving test, where your practical driving skills are tested.

You do not have to take theory or driving lessons, before taking the test. However, it may be a good idea to take a few theory lessons, as even experienced drivers may have difficulty passing the theory test.

If your driving license is conditionally revoked, you must take and pass the driving test, including theory test, within 6 months after, that you had your driving license revoked by a court decision. If you do not meet the deadline 6 months, you will, as a rule, instead have your driving license revoked unconditionally.

Additional conditions

When you have passed both the controlling driving test and the theory test after the conditional disqualification, have you regained your driving license for a trial period of 3 years old. After that, it is a condition, that you do not commit new traffic offenses, which can trigger a conditional revocation of the driving license or worse, as this will result in an unconditional revocation of your driving license for at least 6 months.

If you have received a conditional revocation of your driving license due to drink-driving, it is also a condition of the acquisition, that you complete one ANT course (alcohol / drug / traffic course).

Requirements for application

In order for you to regain your driving license after a conditional revocation, you must, as a rule, appear in person at one of the country's municipalities and bring a completed one application form. In some municipalities, however, your driving instructor may show up for you and handle this part of the process. In connection with this, you - or your driving instructor on your behalf - must present a valid passport or driving license, as well as that letter, you have received regarding the revocation of your driving license. You must also bring an ANT course certificate, if you have had your driving license revoked due to drink-driving.

When can you get a conditional revocation of a driving license?

It is only possible to obtain a conditional revocation of the driving license, if you have had a driving license for more than 3 years before the disqualification. This is due to, that your first 3 years of driving license is a trial period, and that a disqualification during this probationary period is likely to result in a driving ban.

Situations, which implies a conditional revocation of driving license

You can get a conditional revocation of your driving license, If you:

  • May 3 cut in the driving license within a period of 3 years old.
  • Runs more than 60 % above the speed limit.
  • Runs more than 40 % above the permitted speed limit for roadworks.
  • Runs with a per mille in between 0,5 and 1,2.
  • Runs more than 160 km / t.
  • Does not provide assistance, where possible, after you have been involved in a car accident.
  • In addition, it overrides significant considerations for road safety.

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