Driving Test Tips
The driving test is unlike other types of tests that we are accustomed to and for many, sitting the driving test is one of the most nervous moments of their life.
The driving test tips and advice section provides all the information you need to be fully aware of what to expect on the day of the practical test, tips on how to pass and information on test routes and test centres. Information also includes the most common ways to fail the driving test, plus the best planning to pass first time along with various statistics such as individual test centre pass rates.
This section now also includes details on how to check, change or cancel a driving test. Driving Test Tips is constantly adding new guides and tutorials, so check back soon for further updates.
Complete and in-depth guide and advice covering every detail on what you can expect on the day of your driving test allowing you to know exactly what will happen.
Plenty of tips and advice on how to pass the practical driving test and what areas of the test the examiners are more lenient and most likely to allow you to try again.
The driving test eye test can fail your practical even before you take to the road. Provided is an explanation of the driving test eye test and how it is conducted by the driving examiner.
Show Me Tell Me 2015 DVSA driving test questions and answers with pictures plus printable PDF. Complete 19 questions with answers you should give to the examiner. A Show Me Tell Me Quiz is also available to test your knowledge before the test.
Locate your closest DVSA practical driving test centre, complete with test centre details, the type of roads likely to be taken on the test and map location.
Contact telephone numbers for practical driving test centres in your area. Listed are many of the UK DVSA test centre direct telephone numbers that can be used if you wish to talk to an examiner.
The driving test routes for specific test practical test centres that help in your understanding of the most challenging roads in your driving test. Knowing the test routes can give you an advantage.
Download driving test centre routes for your Sat Nav, home PC and Mac, iPhone, iPad, Andriod Smart Phones and tablets, Google Earth and Google Maps.
A complete guide to independent driving on the practical driving test along with diagram maps and tips for the independent element of the driving test, so that you wont fail.
Want to know if your test centre has a good pass rate? If looking for the test centre with the highest test pass rate, the latest 2014 driving test centre pass rates for all UK test centres are available.
When the driving examiner is sitting next to you marking their paper whilst you’re on your test, this guide will give you an insight into the meaning of the driving test report along with a Pdf and picture of the driving test report.
No one wants to fail the driving test. This guide lists the most common mistakes, minors and faults made on a driving test that results in a test fail, plus tips on how to avoid them.
Many learners drive well and confidently during driving lessons, but go to pieces during the driving test. Much of this can be due to driving test nerves. Help and advice on how to beat driving test nerves.
Are practical driving tests fixed? Do driving test centres have a quota? Is it bad decision to take a driving test late in the week if the test pass quota has been reached?
If you don’t have access to a car for the driving test, this guide offers details for the legal requirements for cars taken on the practical driving test plus the best and cheapest way of getting a car for the test.
Driving tests are sometimes cancelled due to bad weather. Information provided explains when driving tests are usually cancelled and what you should do if you are concerned if your driving test will be cancelled.
No matter how hard they try, some test candidates just can’t pass. Tips and advice for learner drivers who can’t pass the driving test and have failed on one or more occasions.
Got your own car? A guide to find the cheapest car insurance once you have passed the driving test.
Recently added to the driving test help and advice section are the most frequently questions that are asked by learner drivers before taking the practical driving test. These questions and answers can be found in the Driving test questions section.
The time of day in which you book and take your practical driving test can have an impact on the result. This guide, base don driving instructors experience, provides some of the best and worst times of the day to take your test.
Book a practical driving test to be taken from any UK DVSA practical driving test centre.
Although it’s not essential to take mock driving tests, they can provide you with experience of what an actual real test is like. This guide explains the benefits and ideal method of taking mock driving tests.
If you are unsure of your driving test date or time, or have lost your confirmation e-mail, you can check a practical driving test date online.
If you would like to get either a later or earlier driving test date, you can change your driving test date online or by phone.
If you can no longer make the driving test, you can cancel your test with a full refund if enough notice is provided.
Impressing the driving examiner on the face of it, may seem like an impossible task. The way in which you conduct your driving test may however be the difference between a pass and a fail.
Detailing the circumstances where young and new drivers are most vulnerable to having an accident when driving and tips on how to avoid accidents.
Driving test help and advice section
Learning to drive is expensive and looking for the cheapest driving school or instructor isn’t often the best approach as the article on cheap driving schools and instructors discusses. The ideal approach is to find a good and established driving instructor who makes you feel relaxed and uses a teaching technique that is easy to understand.
How many driving lessons?
Everyone is of course different and need a varied amount of driving lessons. On average however, around 30 hours of tuition is enough to reach test standard in most. How many driving lessons before the driving test depends on your capabilities, the location you are taking the driving test how difficult the test routes are and of course the quality and experience of your driving instructor. Recent driving test pass rates are available for your chosen driving test centre.