The theory test consists of two parts – a multiple choice section and a hazard perception test;
- The multiple choice section is delivered using a touch screen computer and mouse.
- The hazard perception test records your responses through the use of a computer mouse button.
Both parts must be passed to achieve the theory test certificate.
- You can book your theory test through the DVSA (Driver Vehicle Standards Agency) website or simply just use the link provided on this site.
- The examiner will ask you to perform an eyesight check before any driving by asking you to read a number plate from the distance of 20.5 feet, after which you will be asked a few safety questions in regards to the vehicle.
- The Practical test will last approximately 40 minutes. Throughout the test your examiner will be looking for evidence that you have reached an overall safe standard of driving, as well as completing a manoeuvre.
- You can have up to 15 minor driving faults and still pass the test, but 16 or more minor faults results in a fail. However, if you commit just one serious or dangerous fault, you will fail the test automatically.
- You will be required to bring the following for the Test. Failure to do so will result in the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) refusing to carry out the test and you may lose your fee.
– Provisional Photo Card License
– Your appointment letter confirming your test time and date.
– For an old-style paper licence, you must take your signed driving licence and separate approved photo identification with you.