Hi, anyone here taken the driving test during covid? Any idea of GA DDS is conducting the tests during covid? I read online that the instructor observes from outside and the candidate doesn't drive outside the DDS premises. Is that accurate?

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I took mine a week ago! Thats accurate. I had to drive to Dallas for mine. They had me take it in a cone set up out back. So driving forward into the obstacle course (use turn signal), back up 50 feet in a straight line (check behind you at all times), parallel parking (signal to get into the spot and check behind you multiple times; the spot is huge, but if you've been practicing by hitting the curb you can't do that), and then back into a spot (use turn signal, do it in one fluid motion - I had to readjust so they took off 6 points - this is the only thing I got points off for). Stop at the stop sign when you leave and you're done. Took like 10 minutes.

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Same here, although a year ago

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No update on how they are currently completing the tests, but when I took my driving test back in 2000 in GA it was done the way you described. They had a tower and gave me a walkie talkie to put in my car with me.

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