UK driving test.
The UK driving test consists of 3 parts. The practical driving test, hazard perception and the theory test. We will try to help you to pass the theory test by providing you with sample questions, random tests and hints.
Urdu translations as well as images, audio and video will be shown. The UK highway code will also be covered.
Over 1000 sample questions will be provided for learning from the Official DSA UK theory test book for car drivers.
Here you will find hints and tips on how to pass the UK theory test. This includes essential facts that need to be learned.
Sample tests will be provided to test your knowledge and mark your score out of 50. 43 correct answers are needed to pass.
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ. How can I find out more information about booking the UK driving test?
A. Please visit the official site to Book your practical driving test, where you will find the 8 step online form that needs to be filled out.
Q. What do I need to do, in order to pass the theory test?
A. We strongly recommend purchasing and studying the theory test dvd and hazard perception test.
It is also a good idea to learn the highway code, as some signs are difficult to recognise.
We recommend you purchase the theory test dvd and highway code:
Driving Test Success All Tests New 2013 Edition (PC), Platform Windows 7, Vista, XP. Release date 9th Oct 2012
AA the Highway Code (AA Driving Test Series), (ISBN: 978-0749552572), Published 31st Dec 2009, 112 Pages
A. It costs £31, if booked on the following official site. Please follow the Driving test cost link for the latest prices.
Q. How much does the practical driving car test cost?
A. It costs £62 on weekdays and £75 on evenings, weekends and holidays. Please visit the driving test cost link above for the latest prices.
Q. Do all vehicle tests cost the same?
A. The prices vary for different vehicles, please check the driving test cost link above as it contains the latest prices for car, motorcycle, lorry,
extended test for disqualified driver, bus, coach, car and trailer, tractor and other specialist vehicles, taxi and private vehicles.
Q. What do I need to bring to the practical driving test?
A. You need to bring your theory test pass cerficate or confirmation of exception. Both parts of your driving license, the photo card and paper counterpart.
Q. What do I need to bring to the practical driving test if I have an old paper license?
A. You need to bring your theory test pass certificate or confirmation of exception. You will also need your old style paper license.
Q. What happens if I forget to bring the correct documents to the practical driving test?
A. Your test will be cancelled and you will lose the money that you have paid.
Q. I have lost my driving license, can I still do the practical driving test?
A. You will need to apply in order to replace your driving license. This can take up to 15 days and you may have to rearrange your test.
Q. I have lost my theory test certificate, can I still do the practical driving test?
A. You will need to contact DSA - theory test enquiries on the replace your driving license link above, there is a section for lost theory test certificate section,
where you will find the relevant contact information.
Q. Can I take the UK driving test in Urdu?
A. The driving test has to be taken in English only. The voiceover used to be available for 21 languages including Urdu and Arabic until the 7th April 2014. This is no longer available.
Q. Should I take driving lessons before trying to pass the theory test?
A. This is not essential, however we strongly recommend that you take some lessons. This is so that you are familiar with understanding roadsigns and aware of different types of roads. It will make it easier for you to relate to the questions and therefore make it easier for you to pass the test.
Q. How long does the practical driving test take?
A. It takes about 45-50 minutes. The driving part takes about 40 minutes.
Q. What are the different parts of the practical driving test?
A. It includes an eyesight test, show me tell me section and the actual driving test.
Q. What is the show me tell me section?
A. You will be asked 2 vehicle safety questions where you will be required to show the examiner how you would carry out a vehicle safety check e.g. how to check the oil level on your car.
Q. How far must I be able to see for the eyesight test?
A. You must be able to read a number plate from 20 metres for a new style number plate or 20.5 metres for a old style number plate.
Q. What happens if I cannot pass the eyesight test?
A. The first test that is done is the eyesight test and if you fail it, you will not be allowed to continue the rest of the tests. If you eyesight is weak, remember to wear your glasses or contact lenses to the test.
Q. What do I need in order to book my theory test?
A. You will require a provisional driving license which you need to apply for. The 'Driving test cost' link above should contain for information on how to do this.
Q. When should I book the theory test?
A. We recommend learning the material as quickly as possible, as the test is slowly becoming more difficult. An example of the test becoming more difficult is that the voiceover used to be available in 21 languages, but as of the 7th April 2014, this is not available.