Provided are contact details for Peebles Driving Test Centre, test route tips, test booking information and help passing the driving test in Tweeddale.
TEST CENTRE CONTACT DETAILS
Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Tweeddale District Council
Test Centre Details: No ramp access for wheelchair users. Special arrangements will be made for candidates with mobility impairment. Male toilet available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car
THE DRIVING TEST IN Peebles
The driving test from Peebles Driving Test Centre will include rural country driving, town and village and high speed ‘A’ roads such as the A72. Rural roads in particular can be challenging for novice drivers as they are often high speed combined with harsh bends.
The country road driving tutorial offers advice on how to best establish a safe and appropriate speed for these road types. The driving test is to include a single test manoeuvre (occasionally two) and is likely to incorporate the emergency stop procedure.
The examiner will require approximately 10 minutes of independent driving. Test centre routes are designed by the examiners who conduct practical tests at their local test centre. The routes are designed in such a way so to involve as many diverse roads and traffic systems as possible, often including very challenging parts.
Gaining knowledge of the test routes provides valuable insight into the type of roads that will be taken during your test. Driving test routes may be available to view or a downloadable app for your mobile device in your area, including Peebles Driving Test Centre.
BOOkING A DRIVING TEST AT Peebles DRIVING TEST CENTRE
Test candidates taking their practical may benefit from booking a driving test around the quietest times of day. Peak traffic times (rush hour) often makes for a more stressful test. To book your practical driving test, see the available options below.
Book a driving test by phone
Practical driving tests can be booked over the telephone via an automated service. To book a test at Peebles Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section for booking contact telephone numbers. Although this is an automated service, a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) assistant can be reached by following the prompts.
Book your driving test online
The majority of test candidates book their driving test over the internet as the available free test slots are made visible to be taken. To make a test booking at Peebles Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section.
Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
Driving Tests can be rescheduled or cancelled. Changing your driving test date can be done providing three working days’ notice is given. To cancel your test and receive a full refund from DVSA bookings, three working days’ notice must also be provided. Saturdays are also classed as a working day.
Peebles DRIVING TEST CENTRE PASS RATES
Throughout the UK practical driving test centres, pass rates vary. Certain centres, often in very busy areas may have a slightly lower pass rate and in this situation, some test candidates decide to take their test at an alternative test centre. The driving test pass rates section may show driving test pass rate statistics for your practical test centre.
Peebles TEST CENTRE TELEPHONE NUMBER
Your practical driving test centre contact telephone number (including Peebles Driving Test Centre) may be located on your test booking email confirmation, or found within the driving test centre contact numbers section. Test centres must not be contacted to book, cancel or amend a driving test however (see above), and only to contact the centre manager if you have any questions or concerns regarding your test, for example if a test is still going ahead due to bad weather (See driving tests in bad weather for further information).
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