Nelson 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 Nelson 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 Nelson 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 Nelson Driving Test Centre 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 CentreNelson
Type of Test RouteExtended Car
Name/ Number of RoadDirection
Driving Test Route Number1
Lomeshaye RdEOR left
Hibson RdRoundabout right
Halifax RdLeft
Burnley Rd / Briercliffe RdCrossroads right
Briercliffe Rd2 nd roundabout ahead
Melville St5 th left
Thursby Rd3 rd left
Basnett StRight
Thursby RdLeft
Melville StLeft
Ennismore StRight
Queen Victoria RdEOR left
Queen Victoria Rd / Belvedere RdEOR right
Yorkshire StT/L right
Centenary WayRoundabout left
Trafalgar StRoundabout ahead
Westway2 nd T/L ahead
Cavalry WayRoundabout right
Padiham RdRoundabout ahead
Kiddrow Lane2 nd T/L left
Liverpool RdRoundabout right
Accrington Rd (A679)T/L right
Slip Rd onto A563 rd roundabout right
A56Roundabout ahead
A6068T/L ahead
Padiham / Barrowford BypassT/L ahead
BypassRoundabout ahead
Scotland RdEOR roundabout right, roundabout 2 nd exit
Holme St / Sagar StT/L ahead
Netherfield Rd /Hibson Rd2 nd roundabout right, 2 nd roundabout ahead
Cobden StRight
Driving Test Route Number2
Lomeshaye RdEOR right
Manchester RdT/L right
Stanley StT/L left
Every StEOR right
Carr RdT/L left
BypassEOR left
Carr Hall Rd1 st left
BypassRight, roundabout ahead
Scotland RdRoundabout left
Higher Causeway6 TH left
Gisburn RdLeft
A59 SkiptonEOR right
A56 ColneRoundabout right
Barnoldswick RdRight
Kelbrook RdEOR left
A56 ColneRoundabout right
Skipton RdT/L ahead
Craddock RdT/L ahead
Albert RdEOR left
Spring Lane4 th right
North Valley RdEOR left
Crown WayT/L right
Vivary WayT/L left
Whitewalls DriveRoundabout ahead
Burnley Rd/Leeds RdRoundabout right
Holme StEOR left
Sagar StRoundabout ahead
Netherfield RdRoundabout right
Netherfield Rd/Hibson Rd2 nd roundabout ahead
Cobden St1 st right