Practical Test

The practical test is designed to check your ability to drive safely following the rules of the highway code.

Your test will last approximately 40-45 minutes.  Throughout the test the examiner will be looking for an overall safe standard of driving/

You can make up to 15 driving error faults and still pass your test, however if you commit one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the practical test.

On your test you will required to

  • Read a number plate from a distance of 66 feet

  • Answer two safety check questions concerning the car

  • Drive safely and complete one manoeuvre

  • Drive independently for approximately 10 minutes whilst following road traffic signs

  • You may be asked to carry out a controlled emergency stop