There are 3 test to complete to be able to exchange your provisional licence to a full licence. they are the hazard perception, theory and practical driving tests. Click on the links below to find out more information.
Theory Driving Test
The Theory test is made up of two parts.
Multiple -choice test
Hazard -perception test
The Multiple choice part of the test is performed on a computer. Out of 50 questions given you must answer correctly 43 to pass. The questions are chosen randomly from a bank of around a 1000 questions.Candidates have 57 minutes to complete the test, if you have special needs you can apply for more time. Before the test starts you are given 15 minutes to practice if you so wish.
The Theory test cost £23.
To book your theory test click on the link below.
Hazard Driving Test
For this part of the test candidates watch 14 video clips which last around one minute each. The clips are filmed as though the candidate is the driver of the vehicle. The object of the test is to spot developing hazards, by clicking a mouse button at the correct time. The clips have one hazard each except one has two hazards.
After the test you will be given a paper print out showing grades for both multiple choice and hazard perception test, You must pass both tests to pass.
Practical Driving Test
Practical driving tests cost £62 and last around 40 minutes, on the day of the test you will be asked to sign a declaration that you are insured to drive the car you have provided and that you are a resident in the UK. You will also be asked some questions about the vehicle you have arrived in, this is called show me tell me. On the test you will be taken on a variety of different roads and junctions, you will also be asked to perform one maneuver from a choice of 4 and one in 3 are asked to perform an emergency stop.
We often are asked what do most people fail for, below is a list of the 10 top faults committed on a test as published by the DVSA
Mirrors (change direction)
Junctions (turning right)
Positioning (normal driving)
Move off (safely)
Move off (control)
Response to signals (traffic lights)
Reverse park (control)
Response to signals (road markings)