Practical Theory Test 2017-11-18T08:09:36+00:00


If you’re ready to jump straight in, it’s time to book your driving test with the best driving school in East London!

The UK driving test has been designed to establish that you can drive safely in different road and traffic conditions and understand The Highway Code and can show this through your driving

After meeting your driving test examiner, he or she will put you through an eyesight check – if you fail this, your test will not continue. Then, your examiner will ask you two questions about carrying out vehicle safety checks from the show me tell me questions. By now, you should be fully aware what these consist of.

The driving part of your test will last about 40 minutes. You’ll be examined on your general driving and ability to reverse a vehicle safely. Your instructor will have already covered what methods of reverse may be chosen. It will either be reversing around a corner, turning in the road or reverse parking. In addition, you may also be asked to carry out an emergency stop exercise. Throughout the test you should drive in the way your instructor has taught you. If you make a mistake, don’t worry about it as it might be a less serious driving fault and may not affect your result. However, if at any time your examiner considers your driving to be a danger to other road users, your test will be stopped. Good luck!

  • Eyesight check

    You will be asked to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres. If you fail the eyesight check, you fail the driving test, and the test will end there.

  • Show me, tell me questions

    You will be asked 2 vehicle safety questions that are designed to show that you know how to carry out basic safety checks. You can find more information

  • General driving ability

    The examiner will ask you to drive on various roads in a variety of traffic conditions. You won’t be asked to drive on a motorway. You will have to follow

  •  Reversing

    our examiner will direct you until you can see the next sign. Don’t worry if you forget any of the directions – you will be allowed to ask your examiner to confirm them. If you take a wrong turning,

  • Independent driving

    The final section of the test is independent driving. This part should take around 10 minutes. You will be asked to follow either road signs, verbal directions, or a combination of the two.

  • Your test result

    You will be allowed to ask your examiner to confirm them. If you take a wrong turning, your test result won’t be affected unless you make a driving error while doing it. If you do get lost,