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Straight-line brake test

While moving slowly and keeping both feet on the footrests, drive in a straight line between the rows of cones. Turn and accelerate in preparation for the brake test. Bring the vehicle to a quick, safe, controlled stop using both brakes evenly with the front wheel on the finish line.

This test is to determine balance and control at low speeds and is meant to be done in one continual motion. If you must put a foot down or you knock a cone over, recover as best you can and continue on.

Diagram of the walk, serpentine-pattern drive and straight-line brake tests

Note: All Drive Test Centres may not be able to accommodate Level One tests for motor tricycles. For more information, you should check the DriveTest website at