Durham Extended Driving Test Routes

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) no longer publish learner driver or extended driving test routes for public viewing.

Detailed below are the extended driving test routes for Durham Driving Test Centre. The test routes are developed by examiners from the actual test centre to incorporate a wide variety of roads and traffic systems.

Extended driving test routes are intended for drivers that were previously qualified but lost their licence due to disqualification. Before their licence is reinstated, a court has ruled that they must pass the extended driving test. These test routes a different from the standard learner test routes. If you would like to view the standard learner test routes, please see driving test routes.

The test routes may have altered as this is down to the discretion of the examiner, or they may remain similar or identical. Test routes are for Durham, extended car routes 1 to 2.

Use the test routes below to form a knowledge base for the various types of roads and traffic systems that you will encounter during the practical extended driving test.


Extended Driving test routes for Sat Nav, Google Maps, Google Earth, iPhone, Android & CoPilot Live may be available. Browse to see if the Durham driving test routes are available for your device in the Driving Test Routes for Sat Nav section.


  • EOR – End of Road
  • T/L – Traffic Lights
  • DTC – Driving Test Centre
Name of Practical Test CentreDurham
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
Hallgarth StRoundabout ahead
Low Rd / High StEOR right
Ave StEOR right
A1772 nd right
Mill LaneLeft
Shincliffe LaneEOR left
A181EOR right
Sherburn RdLeft
Kidd AveRight
Liddle AveEOR right
Beech RdEOR right
Gray AveEOR right
Hallgarth St5 th left
Cookshold LaneRight
George StEOR right
Hallgarth St5 th right, EOR left
Coalford Lane / Front StCrossroads right
Pittington LaneEOR right
A690 Dual Carriageway4 th left, EOR right
Fence Houses Rd (B1284)Roundabout ahead, 2 nd left
Black Boy RdEOR right
Pithouse LaneEOR crossroads ahead
Fire Station RdEOR right
Front St A1052T/L left
Dairy Lane A1052T/L ahead, roundabout left
A690 LinkRoundabout ahead
A690 Dual CarriagewayLeft
High LaneEOR T/L left
Newbottle StRoundabout ahead
Hillside WayRoundabout right
A690 LinkRoundabout ahead
A690 Dual CarriagewayRoundabout ahead, roundabout right
ClaypathT/L ahead, mini roundabout ahead, EOR left
Millburngate BridgeRoundabout ahead
Castle ChareRoundabout ahead
Sutton StT/L ahead
Margery LaneRoundabout ahead
Quarry Heads LaneT/L left
Church StT/L right
Hallgarth StLeft
Driving Test Route Number2
Hallgarth StRoundabout right
Stockton RdT/L ahead
Quarry Heads LaneRoundabout left
Potters BankT/L ahead
Lowes Barn BankEOR left
A690Roundabout right
Broome LaneRight
Valley ViewLeft
Broom CrescentLeft
Oakridge RdEOR left
Broome CrescentEOR right
Oakridge Rd2 nd right
School RdEOR right
Whitehouse RdEOR right
B63023 rd left
Cook Ave3 rd right
Kingston AveEOR right
Cook AveEOR left
Colliery RdLeft
Toll House RdT/L left
North End RdRoundabout right 4 th exit
Framwellgate PethRoundabout left
Millburngate BridgeRoundabout ahead
Leazers RdRoundabout ahead
A690Roundabout ahead, 4 th left, EOR right
Fence Houses Rd B1284Roundabout right 4 th exit
Mercantile WayEOR left
Fence Houses Rd B1284Roundabout ahead
North RdRight
Moorsley RdEOR left
Pittington LaneEOR left
High St / Coalford LaneCrossroads right
Hallgarth LaneEOR left
Hallgarth StMini roundabout ahead
Mill LaneEOR right, EOR right
A177Roundabout left
Stockton RdT/L right
Church StT/L right
Hallgarth StLeft