Preparing for the Test

  • Study carefully the Rules of the Road booklet;
  • Find yourself a good driving instructor that is ADI Qualified;
  • Practice driving as much as possible. Not just on the proposed test routes but on all types of road and in all types of traffic situations, including driving at night;
  • Stay positive at all times expecting to pass your test;
  • Build up your driving experience and confidence before applying for your test.

You should notify your Driver Testing Centre in advance if you:

  1. Have a severe hearing problem.
  2. Are restricted in your movements or have any disability which could affect your driving;
  3. Drive an adapted vehicle.

Your Driving Test Date

Test dates for driving tests are arranged in the order in which applications are received.

Give yourself plenty of time before booking your test so that you are fully prepared to sit your test.

Something to note is that you might get called with a cancellation and you could have your test earlier than expected so if you’re well prepared you should be ready to do your test and pass.

The Day of Your Driving Test

Give yourself plenty of time on the day of your test. Arrive early so you can compose yourself and read over a few questions

Note: If you are late, the test cannot be conducted and the fee will be forfeited.

The driver tester will check your provisional licence to establish that it:

  • Relates to you
  • Is current
  • Is for the correct category of vehicle

You will be asked to read and sign a statement confirming that:

The vehicle insurance cover is in place and is adequate.

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