What's a driving theory test in the UK?

A theory test (also known as a driving theory test or a car theory test) is a multiple-choice exam covering traffic signs, safe driving practices, and road rules in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and the Chann ...

Driving lessons and tests in the UK restarted in early April 2021: demand 'skyrocketed' after COVID-19 lockdown

A dramatic increase has been seen in driving lessons and tests since the return of services on April 12th, following COVID-19. The DVSA said that demand for both was expected to increase “enormously” as peopl ...

How Long Does it Take to Learn How to Drive?

According to the DVSA, it takes 45 hours of professional instruction and 22 hours of private practice to learn to drive on average. For many teenagers obtaining their driving licence is a rite of passage, a tangible step ...

Driving Theory Test Guide

Study for Your 2020 DVSA Theory Test Today Did you know that on average 50.5% of people FAIL the driving theory knowledge test on their first try? That means your chances are no better than a coin toss as to whether you ...

Pegasus, Pelican, Puffin, Toucan, and Zebra Crossings – Pedestrian Crossings Guide

As a driver, it is important to know the different types of pedestrian crossings so you can give pedestrians the right of way when needed. Not only that, but you may be tested on the different crossings during your drivi ...

New Drivers: What to expect on the Practical Driving Test

So you’ve passed your theory test, congratulations! To prove your driving skills are at a confident and consistent level, you must pass the practical driving test. The practical driving test is the final step befor ...

Provisional Driving Licence Guide

If you are looking to get on the road, taking the right steps towards a full driving licence is important. While a driving test seems like the first thing to look forward to, you need to obtain a provisional driving lice ...

Driving in cities: Theory test questions you might be asked

When you’re a new driver, it’s understandable that you’ll be a little nervous. That said, even the most experienced motorists can find travelling in the UK’s cities a daunting experience. There ...

How to Book Your Driving Theory Test: All You Need to Know in a Four Step Guide

If you’re feeling prepared for your theory test, it might be time to book in the examination. This can be done in a matter of minutes on the Government’s website -- and here, we provide a step-by-step guide f ...

Bad Weather - How Extreme Conditions on Roads Affect Driving

Bouts of bad weather can cause treacherous conditions on the UK’s roads, and some regions are more susceptible to the chaos that wet and wintry weather can cause. Thankfully, theory tests are designed to help all d ...