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Brussels to no longer allow use of interpreter during driving exam
Participants hoping to pass the driving license theory test in Brussels will soon no longer be allowed to bring along an interpreter to the exam, says Brussels minister for road safety Bianca Debaets in La Libre Belgique. Last year 2,113 people made use of an interpreter for this purpose.
In an effort to combat cheating on the theory test, a new automatic translation system will be introduced in the course of 2017. Exam participants with insufficient knowledge of Dutch or French will be aided by a computerised translation of the questions, with audio recordings provided in English, German, Spanish, Polish, Turkish, Arabic or Italian, the most widely spoken languages in the capital.