Practical Test

More Strikes Announced for December

Some driving examiners are going to strike again over working hours in December. With current waiting times for the practical driving test reaching 4 months...
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My Instructor Thinks I’m Not Test Ready

Not Test Ready? Need more practical revision? Take a look at our Online training. "I've booked my practical test and my instructor has told me I'm...

Practical Driving Lesson FAQs

Welcome to our Practical Lesson FAQ page which contains some of the most frequently asked questions by learner car drivers. If you have a question...

Are driving test examiners set targets?

Paul Bennie, an ex driving test examiner has claimed it was part of his job to fail almost two thirds of women learners, the...

Reversing Around A Corner

How to reverse around a left corner Find a suitable quite side road. Never reverse out onto a major road or further than is necessary....
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Practical Test Pass Rates

See below the practical test pass rates for the last 12 months. For more information click here. Conducted Passes Pass rate (%)  June 2014 125442 58563 46.7  July 2014 130332 61763 47.4  August 2014 110099 52584 47.8  September 2014 130566 61698 47.3  October 2014 139619 65310 46.8  November 2014 134770 62567 46.4  December...

Observer on Test, How You Can Take Your Instructor With You...

Observer of Test in the Practical Driving Test As from the 6th April 2010 you are now allowed to take an observer on test with...
Nervous About Driving Test Nerves

How To Deal With Test Nerves

Need to start revising for your Theory Test? Take a look at our PC Download and Online training. How to deal with driving test nerves Nerves are something that...

Reverse Bay Parking

How to deal with reverse bay parking There are many benefits to reverse bay parking. For starters, reversing into a space is far easier than...

Driving Test FAQ

Welcome to our Practical Test FAQ page which contains some of the most frequently asked questions by learner car drivers. If you have a question...

How To Change Or Cancel A Practical Driving Test Booking

 Cancel a Practical Driving Test? You can cancel an existing Practical Driving Test booking online as long as you leave at least three clear working...

What to Expect on the Practical Driving Test

On the day of your Practical Driving Test you must make sure you bring with you: Your theory test pass certificate (or confirmation) if you...

Changing or Cancelling Your Driving Test Without Losing Your Booking Fee

I want to change my driving test booking If for any reason your circumstances alter, you can change your driving test to a different time...

How To Safely Complete An Emergency Stop

Normally, a good driver will not need to carry out an emergency stop as they will be vigilant and anticipate potential danger that may...
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Driving Tests In Bad Weather – Will My Test Be Cancelled?

In adverse weather conditions, such as icy roads and heavy snow, The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will not conduct practical driving tests in bad weather...

How To Book A Driving Test

Use the official Gov.uk website to book a Driving Test Please be aware that the only official place to book your test is with the...

Separation Distances

Need to start revising for your Theory Test? Take a look at our PC Download and Online training. So many road traffic accidents are caused by drivers driving...

How is the Driving Test Marked?

There are three different types of faults that can be marked in your Driving Test as follows: A dangerous fault – this involves actual danger to...

What Happens On The Driving Test

What to expect on the Practical Driving Test On the day of your Practical Driving Test you must make sure you bring with you: Your theory...
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How To Deal With Turning Right – Major To Minor

When turning right from a major to a minor road at a junction, it is essential that you use the MSPSL routine (Mirrors; Signal; Position;...

Understanding Driving Test Faults

To pass your practical driving test you must have 15 or less driving faults, and no serious or dangerous faults. The 3 types of driving...

How To Deal With Box Junctions

A box junction is a yellow grid painted on the road surface which serves a reminder to drivers not to block the junction. Ahead and...

How To Deal With Reverse Parking

When you first start learning the reverse parking manoeuvre it is advisable that you practise this between only one car to begin with. Once...

What Is Show Me Tell Me – Your Driving Test Questions...

Need more practical revision? Take a look at our Online training. During your Practical Driving Test the examiner will ask you to answer two “Show Me,...

Turn In The Road

How to deal with a turn in the road The secret to a successful turn in the road manoeuvre is to keep the car moving...

What Is A Hazard? Frequently Asked Hazard Perception Test Questions

What actually is a hazard? A hazard can be anything that may cause a driver to change the speed, direction or even stop the vehicle....

Here’s a range of articles full of driving test tips for you, the learner driver!