Dutch Offer Drivers Test For The Anxious

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In the Netherlands, they've introduced a kinder gentler driving test for people who have test anxiety. The pace is slower and drivers can take a break if they need it. Dutch officials say the roads will still be safe because test anxiety is not linked to poor performance in real life.

LYNN NEARY, host:

Good morning. I'm Lynn Neary.

In the Netherlands, they've introduced a kinder, gentler driving test for people who have test anxiety. The pace is slower. Drivers can take a break if they need it. But if someone is afraid of a driving test, won't they be terrified the first time they get on a highway? Taking a time out on the Autobahn is not exactly a good idea. Not to worry, say Dutch officials. The roads will still be safe. Test anxiety is not linked to poor performance in real life.

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