South Shields Driving Test Centre
Provided are contact details for South Shields Driving Test Centre, test route tips, test booking information and help passing the driving test in Tyne and Wear.
TEST CENTRE CONTACT DETAILS
Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Bede Industrial Estate
Tyne and Wear
Test Centre Details: Ramp access to South Shields Driving Test Centre for wheelchair users. Male, female and disabled toilets available. Car parking facilities available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, Approved driving instructor – part two
THE DRIVING TEST IN South Shields
South Shields Driving Test Centre is situated around urban town roads where the examiner will be testing your ability at various traffic systems. Expect many roundabout types, junctions and crossroads to feature.
Quieter residential roads are often used for test manoeuvres and to test your ability at meeting approaching vehicles on narrow streets (see passing parked cars for help on this). Rural roads and high speed ‘A’ roads such as the A184, A19 and A194 often feature from South Shields Driving Test Centre and also include dual carriageways.
The test will include a single manoeuvre and a 1-in-3 possibility of the emergency stop procedure being requested. Around 10 minutes of test time will be reserved for the independent driving.
The test routes are compiled by the examiners who conduct the tests at each specific test centre. Test routes are compiled to utilise as many varied road types and traffic systems as possible so to ensure the test candidate is proficient in all aspects of driving. Test routes often include difficult parts and by gaining knowledge of the routes offers valuable insight into what to expect on the test. Driving test routes may be available to view or a downloadable app for your mobile device in your area, including South Shields Driving Test Centre.
BOOKING A DRIVING TEST AT South Shields DRIVING TEST CENTRE
The roads in and around South Shields can get busy, particularly at peak traffic times. Booking your test so that it is conducted outside of rush hour traffic may prove beneficial. Tests run throughout the week and at busy times of the year, Saturday bookings may be possible.
Book a driving test by phone
Practical driving tests can be booked over the telephone via an automated service. To book a test at South Shields 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 South Shields 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.
South Shields 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.
South Shields TEST CENTRE TELEPHONE NUMBER
Please note that direct contact with driving test centres cannot be made for test booking, cancelling or rescheduling. this can only be made directly with the DVSA (see above). Practical test centres can be contacted directly (including South Shields Driving Test Centre) for reasons such as to inform the test centre manager you may be slightly late, or any issues you have with the test such as if it is still to proceed due to bad weather (see driving tests in bad weather for further information). See the driving test centre contact numbers section for further information.
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