Driving Tests

As you progress through the course your driving instructor will give you the information you need with regard to the DVSA’s Theory/Hazard Perception Test & the Practical Test (which includes Show Me, Tell Me questions). They will advise you when to book your tests and guide you through the process.

Test applications are usually made on-line or by phone.


Theory Test

The theory test was first introduced in 1996 to improve a new driver’s understanding of the skills and responsibilities associated with driving.
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Hazard Perception

The Hazard Perception Test consists of fourteen one-minute video clips filmed from the pespective of a car driver. The candidate has to confirm, usually by clicking the mouse, when they observe a developing hazard.
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Show me, Tell me

Candidates are required to answer two questions regarding car maintenance and operation.
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Practical Test

Practical Tests

The Practical Driving Test will last between 38 and 40 minutes and will include a range of typical road and traffic conditions.
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Independent Driving

Your practical driving test will include a 10 minute section of independent driving.
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