Driving training key number 197

The short driver training course to remove the restriction to automatic transmissions of class B78


Previous holders of a driving licence for class B with key number 78 (restricted to automatic transmission) may also drive cars with manual transmission after this driver training course.

After successful completion of your driver training and test drive, you will receive the shift competence certificate from your driving instructor.

After this, you are also allowed to drive cars with manual transmission in Germany and abroad.

Your prerequisites

  • Minimum age 17.5 years
  • Practical driver training lasting at least 450 minutes
  • Test drive in and out of town with your driving instructor
  • No theoretical or practical examination
  • After the driver training Application driving license​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Your vehicle

For your safety and fun during your training, you drive in top-equipped vehicles of the latest models. A professional maintenance and cleanliness of our vehicles is a matter of course.

Motor vehicles:

  • with manual transmission
  • up to 3500 kg gross vehicle weight
  • also with trailer up to max. 750 kg gross vehicle weight or
  • with a trailer over 750 kg permissible total weight, provided that the permissible total weight of the towing vehicle and trailer is max. 3500 kg

The driver training must take place on a car with a manual transmission.

After the successful test drive with your driving instructor, you will be able to drive cars with manual transmissions.

Under Locations you will find the training vehicles that are offered at the respective location.


Your driving lesson

Your driving lessons are made up of training lessons and special lessons.

More informatioan at Practical training.

The practical driver training takes at least 450 minutes. The duration is prescribed by law.

Drive easy simulator

For even more efficient training, you can drive on the drive easy simulator.

Training lesson

In the training lessons, you will learn how to operate a car with a manual transmission and how to drive in the city.

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