What do I need to know for my UK driving theory test?
The official DVSA page at gov.uk lists three sources for the topics you'll need to know:
- the Highway Code (Should there be a hyperlink here?)
- 'Know your traffic signs'
- the relevant chapter in the 'essential skills' range (Should there be a hyperlink here?)
Where can I study for my UK driving theory test?
Take our FREE Mock Theory Marathon Test (Should there be a hyperlink here?) as many times as you want until you're 100% ready! You may also study at home or school, your local library or any place where you feel you can easily concentrate. Resources such as The Highway Code (Should there be a hyperlink here?) will be useful as well.
Do I need to enrol in a Driving Program in order to be eligible for a UK provisional licence?
No, the DVSA doesn't require you to enrol in any driving program, but you must be accompanied by a driver aged at least 21, and with a minimum of three years' driving experience, at all times when you're operating a vehicle.
Where can I get the latest edition of The Highway Code?
Do I have to read the whole UK Highway Code to pass the driving theory test?
Yes, not only should you read the entire Highway Code you should also read the DVSA’s 'Know Your Traffic Signs' and the relevant chapter from The 'Essential Skills' Range. These manuals are filled with all the information you are REQUIRED to know for your driving theory test.
Is there a driving theory test mobile app for my iPhone/iPad?
Yes, you can download it here! (Should there be a hyperlink here?) It's a great way to study for your UK driving theory test.
What are the questions on the UK driving theory test?
The exact questions will differ from one test to another, but they cover topics such as alertness, attitude, hazard awareness, other types of vehicles, vehicle safety, vehicle handling, motorway rules, road and traffic signs, documents, accidents, vehicle loading, and vulnerable road users. Several websites offer sample test questions. Most of them will offer you a low-quality free test, but will charge you for the full test. Instead, our Mock Theory Marathon Test is completely free and written by experts who based it closely on questions from the real DVSA theory test!
Where can I find free practise tests for the UK driving theory test?
You may find practise tests by going online at www.gov.uk/practise-your-driving-theory-test. We also invite you to take our own tests on this very site. Finally take the FREE Mock Theory Marathon Test (Should there be a hyperlink here?) before heading to the DVSA office!
Where can I take my driving theory test in the UK?
What should I do the night before my driving theory test?
The best thing to do the night before the written test is to RELAX ! By the time such a night arrives, you ought to have been very familiar with The Highway Code. Get a good night's rest and remain positive.
How many people in the UK, on average, pass their first driving theory test?
As of 2017, the national average pass rate for males is 49.1% and for females it's 42.8%.
How do I know when I'm ready to take my UK driving theory test?
When you are familiar with The Highway Code and can easily take the practise tests (including the Marathon) on our website, you may consider yourself ready. You should also take the practise test available for free at www.gov.uk/practise-your-driving-theory-test