Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Wash. Grove, MD
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Originally Posted by atbman
Anyone like to comment from their own experience? Bearing in mind that the German test is said to be more demanding than the UK one
And yes, I can spell international
But age and fine motor control don't always go togehter
While I don't drive, I can indirectly comment from observation. While I was born in Berlin, I only lived in Germany until I was 3, and didn't go back for a visit, until I was 24(1991). I lived in London for two years(1976-78). While Germany has the Autobahn, when I saw Berlin in 1991(two years after the Berlin Wall came down), I found German motorists' to be much more courteous to pedestrians, than British motorists'.
I would imagine the German test is more demanding because of the 'advisory' speed limits(75-81mph) on the Autobahn. Whereas, the M4 Motorway in Britain, has speed limits(40-60mph) that are a lot lower, and not 'advisory' like on the Autobahn.
Last edited by Chris516; 12-05-13 at 01:50 AM.