Practical 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...

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

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 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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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...

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...

 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...

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...

So many road traffic accidents are caused by drivers driving too fast and too close to the vehicle in front. A driver needs to...
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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...

Normally, a good driver will not need to carry out an emergency stop as they will be vigilant and anticipate potential danger that may...

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

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...
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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...
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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;...

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 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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  During your Practical Driving Test the examiner will ask you to answer two “Show Me, Tell Me” questions. These questions are normally asked at...

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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What is Independent Driving? In October 2010 the DVSA introduced Independent Driving to the Practical Driving Test. This involves driving for a period of about 10...

How to deal with driving test nerves Nerves are something that we all suffer with from time to time, but unfortunately they affect some people...
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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...

"I've booked my practical test and my instructor has told me I'm not ready". The first piece of advice we can give here is: always...

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....

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...

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