Driving School Ireland
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An applicant should make reasonable progress moving off, on the straight, overtaking, at cross-junctions, at roundabouts, turning right, turning left, changing lanes, and at traffic lights, or a fault may be recorded for 'Progress' as appropriate
Examples of 'Progress' faults include:
- When an applicant intends to turn right and waits at a stop line when traffic lights are on green, and it is feasible to go forward towards the centre of the junction.
- Where an applicant waits at a stop line for a green arrow to come on when a full green light is showing.
- Where an applicant waits at a stop line for a full green light to come on when a green Arrow or flashing amber arrow is showing for the direction to be taken.
- Where an applicant does not avail of an acceptable gap in traffic to proceed.
- Where an applicant stays too far back from the vehicle in front while driving along.
- Where an applicant stops too far back from the vehicle in front.
- Where an applicant makes slow progress on the approach to a left or right turn, having been given a direction by the tester to make the turn.
- Where an applicant intends to go directly ahead at a Cross Junction which is controlled by traffic lights, a fault may be recorded for 'Progress at Traffic Lights' where the applicant does not proceed on a green light.
- Stopping 'short' at a junction for no good reason.