Theory & Practical Test Info

Theory

In order to book your theory on line you shall require the following information:

  • Your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
  • Your credit or debit card details

You can book this direct using the link below:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/prod_consum_dg/groups/dg_digitalassets/@dg/@en/documents/digitalasset/dg_186295.html

On the day of your theory test you will be required to show both parts of your provisional driving licence.

Practical driving test

In order to book your practical driving test on line you shall require the following information:

  • Your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
  • Your credit or debit card details
  • A theory test pass date and certificate number (if applicable)

You can book this direct using the link below:

http://www.direct.gov.uk/prod_consum_dg/groups/dg_digitalassets/@dg/@en/documents/digitalasset/dg_186302.html

Test Day

You shall be required to provide the following documentation for your practical driving test:

  • Both parts (photocard & paper counter part) of your valid signed UK provisional driving licence (if your address has changed don’t forget to complete the bottom section of the paper part of your licence)
  • Or acceptable photographic proof of your identity if your licence is the old paper licence
  • Your theory pass certificate
  • Your appointment letter / email confirmation

What is required of you:

  • You shall be required to read a number plate from the required distance of 20.5 meters
  • Answer 2 show me / tell me questions – Your instructor will have gone through these with you beforehand
  • Drive for between 38-42 minutes to include 5-10 minutes of independent driving
  • The independent driving can take two forms or a combination of both, following signs to places such as Altrincham, Sale or Manchester City Centre or 3 directions such as left at the first roundabout, straight on at the second roundabout and right at the end of that road, a diagram will be shown by the examiner for this section
  • You shall be expected the follow the road ahead or follow the traffic signals unless you are instructed to do otherwise
  • You shall be required to perform one manoeuvre which involves reversing of either the turn in the road, reverse around a left hand corner or parallel parking
  • One in three tests shall conduct an Emergency Stop
Contact details: Paul 07812-245349 / paul@drivemanchester.co.uk / Twitter – @drivemanchester / Instagram – drivemanchesterpaul