Do you need
to renew your provisional driving licence (the 2
Currently everyone who wants to renew their
provisional diriving licence needs to undergo a driving
evaluation with a driving instructor who has the necessary
qualifications for performing such an evaluation.
Every person holding a provisional driving licence
needs to undergo a driving evaluation before obtaining a
full driving licence.
A driving evaluation is a check to see if a drivers
own evalution of his driving skills, driving habits and
traffic safety is coherent with his actual abilities. The
purpose of a driving evaluation is for the driver to know
his abilities and skills in regard to traffic safety.
Driving evaluations are performed by driving
instructors who have received the appropriate training and
authorisation from the Road Traffic Directorate (Umferšarstofa).
A person holding a provisional driving licence can
obtain a full dirivng licence after only one year if he or
she has not received any points for traffic law violations
and passes the driving evaluation.
In May 2002 the Parliament Alžingi approved
amendments of the traffic legislation, including on driving
evaluations, taking effect in the beginning of the year
On 7 January 2003 an amendment of the regulation on
driving licences entered into force in order to elaborate
the practice of