Bromley Driving Test Centre
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TEST CENTRE CONTACT DETAILS
Practical Driving Test Centre Address
121 to 123 Burnt-Ash Lane
Test Centre Details: Test centre is located in a residential area with limited parking. There is a pay and display car park located round the back of the test centre. Please enter the car park via Brindley way and not through the alley way between the shops. Male and female toilets available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car
THE DRIVING TEST IN Bromley
If you exit the car park and start the driving test by going through the shops onto Burnt-Ash Lane, be cautious of pedestrians, especially just before entering Burnt-Ash Lane. Located around Bromley test centre are many residential streets, typically used on tests due to small ‘closed’ junctions and mini roundabouts. These types of roads are frequently used for driving test manoeuvres and the emergency stop procedure.
Sections of dual carriageway may include the A205 and A20. Speed limits along these roads vary. Large, multi-lane roundabouts may feature during your test, especially from main roads such as the A205 and A20.
BOOKING A DRIVING TEST AT Bromley DRIVING TEST CENTRE
Driving tests may be conducted on a part-time basis from certain test centres. Weekend tests may also be available depending on the test centre and are charged at a higher rate. There are two ways in which you can book your test:
Book a driving test by phone
The book a driving test section contains the DVSA telephone numbers for booking a practical driving test at Bromley driving test centre by telephone. This is done via an automated process though a DVSA assistant can be reached between certain hours.
Book your driving test online
To book your driving test online for Bromley Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section for all DVSA online test booking information.
Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
If you intend on cancelling or rescheduling your driving test, this can be done free of charge providing you allow three clear working days’ notice. Saturday is classified as a working day.
Bromley DRIVING TEST CENTRE PASS RATES
The Driving test pass rates section contains all pass rates for all UK driving test centres. As Bromley driving test centre is temporary and new, results are not yet published for this test centre.
Bromley TEST CENTRE TELEPHONE NUMBER
Bromley test centre telephone number may be located via the driving test centre contact numbers section. Practical tests cannot be booked via these numbers and should only be used to contact the test centre manager for any concerns or issues you may have regarding your test.
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Had the best experience with Shane! Passed first time. He made me feel really relaxed and I didn’t even feel like it was a test. He was so happy and professional. Would defo recommend
Had my test three weeks ago and Shane made me calm and relaxed after that one mistake near Bickley station. I got my licence.
Thank you Shane,
I JUST PASSED MY TEST AFTER 3 FAILED ATTEMPT. THE EXAMINER : EVA MADE ME CALM AND COOL WITH HER DIRECTIVES ANS INSTRUCTIONS.
NICE CENTRE TO TAKE YOUR TEST.
THANKS TO YOUR THE EXAMINER ESPECIALLY EVA.
I took my second driving test today at Bromley test centre and passed I would recommend this centre to anyone thank you
I am writing to you regarding the unfairness of my Driving test occurred on 25 of February 2020 in in Bromley (London). The examiner examined me unsuccessful on Category B (Progress – Appropriate speed). After finishing the test, the examiner stated that I drove 20 mph whereas it was 30 mph and 10 mph whereas it was 20.
I am completely disagreeing with the result of the examiner. I believe either examiner is not familiar with the ‘’Guidance for driving examiners carrying out the practical and extended driving tests for cars’’ or he did not follow the guidance or worked negligently or decided without following the guidance.
My driving test was started on 3.15 pm, and most of school’s children came out from the schools at this time. It is very common that all the drivers must be careful at this time. Advisory speed limits are often being used in particularly sensitive areas, such as outside schools, where it is considered that a reduction in speed would benefit the immediate community. It is also encouraged to drive at a lower speed. Moreover, Safety should not be compromised even in good fields of vision or in low pedestrian activities. However, most of the road, the examiner asked me to follow was especially narrow residential streets. As a result, I had to reduce my speed considerably lower than the advisory limit. As if someone is hit at 30 mph, they are five times more likely to die than if they are hit at 20 mph. travelling safe on the road is more important than travelling the maximum seed limit on the road.
Though I was not a source of danger to myself or to other road users, the examiner decided wrongly for my safe driving. As a result, he failed to follow the rule 1.56 of ‘’Guidance for driving examiners carrying out the practical and extended driving tests for cars (’Guidance for driving examiners)’’.
Secondly, Examiners should remember that, in most cases, candidates will be novices and will have had only limited driving experience and will have been accompanied by a professional instructor or other tutor. It would therefore be unreasonable to expect them to demonstrate the degree of skill and road sense of a seasoned driver. As I am new driver and I was driving slowly and safely, the examiner assessed me unreasonably. As a result, he breached the rule 1.04. of ’Guidance for driving examiners.
Thirdly, it must also be appreciated that many candidates will also be more nervous during the driving test than when driving with their instructor or with a friend.
Fourthly, when I was in the waiting room, the examiner was not nice with me. With due respect I asked him if I can get a glass of water, he replied that there is no water in this room. And he looked at me very seriously. As a result, I became very nervous thinking of I made a big mistake. Surely it was not a pleasant approach. As a result, he breached the rule 1.04 of ’Guidance for driving examiners.
Fifthly, though my safe and slow driving was not potentially dangerous or dangerous to the examiner, candidate or other road users. But still the examiner was too hasty in making a definitive assessment and marking the fault. As a result, he negligently failed to follow the rule 1.08 of ’Guidance for driving examiners.
Sixthly, Examiners did not take the opportunity on the way to the car or before moving off, to briefly explain to me what will happen on the test. So that I was on doubt what is required in the independent driving section of the test. So that he did not follow the rule 1.18 stated in ‘’Guidance for driving examiners.
Seventhly, According to rule 1.45 ’Guidance for driving examiners. At the end of a test the examiner should offer the candidate a brief explanation of the faults marked on the DL25. This de-brief should aim to give the candidate a `word picture’ of their driving, including all serious and dangerous faults recorded and a selection of repeated driving faults. But he did not follow this rule.
Finally, Rule 1.45 says if at any time the instructor/trainer/accompanying driver comes over to the vehicle to listen to the conclusion of the test, and a debrief is to be given, the examiner must ask the candidate whether they want their instructor/trainer/accompanying driver present – but the instructor did not take my consent, before disclosing my result in front on my instructor.
As a result of the given information above, the examiner;
a. Breached the rules 1.56, 1.04, 1.08, 1.18, 1.45 of ’Guidance for driving examiners carrying out the practical and extended driving tests for cars’’
b. Failed to assess the test reasonably.
c. Worked negligently.
d. Undermined the value and ethics of examiner guidance.