Driving test 2019: official DVSA guide

What happens during the driving test & what it takes to pass – including the eyesight test, ‘show me, tell me’ questions, reversing exercises, and independent driving part of the test.

Published December 2017

Driving test changes: parking in a bay

How the ‘parking in bay’ manoeuvre works in the driving test

Published August 2017

 

Driving Test Changes: pull up on the right and reverse

How the ‘pull up on the right’ manoeuvre works in the driving test

Published August 2017

Driving test changes: ‘show me’ question whilst driving

Guide to how the ‘show me’ safety question is asked in the driving test

Published August 2017

‘Show me, tell me’: show me questions 2019

Guide to the driving test ‘show me’ questions (where you show how you’d carry out a safety task) whilst you’re driving

Published September 2017

‘Show me, tell me”: tell me questions 2019

Guide to the driving test ‘tell me’ questions (where you explain how you’d carry out a safety task) at the start of your test, before your start driving

Published September 2017

Applying for a Provisional Driving Licence: official DVLAgov guide.

Applying for a provisional driving licence is quick and easy when applying online. Avoid scammers charging booking fees by going directly to www.gov.uk

Published Oct, 2013

Theory Test explained: official DVSA guide.

What happens during the theory test and what it takes to pass it – including multiple choice question and hazard perception parts.

Published Oct 2015

Hazard perception test 2017: official DVSA guide

Hazard perception part of the theory test explained – when to click, how to get high scores, and how to pass.

Published Sept 2015

Driving tests in bad weather: official DVSA guide

Hazard perception part of the theory test explained – when to click, how to get high scores, and how to pass. What to do if there’s bad weather like snow, ice, fog or flooding on the day of your driving test.

Published Oct 2015

What did you see?

This video shows how it can be difficult to spot a biker when you’re at a junction. It has no audio.

Published June 2019

Blue Light Aware

Better understand the emergency services need for help from other road users when they’re on a blue light journey, reducing the risks you face whilst contributing to a safer road environment. You might also be helping to save a life.

Published May 2011

Test Your Awareness: Do the Test

How many passes does the team in white make? Test your awareness and Do the Test! TFL cycling safety advert! Count the number of passes the White team makes. Do you see the Moonwalking bear?

Published Mar 2008