Despite a slight drop in the number of theory tests taken in the UK due to coronavirus, the theory test pass rate has improved significantly during the pandemic, according to new data published by the DVSA. Meanwhile, the number of people taking practical driving tests slumped by more than 50%.
With UK driving tests once again suspended amid a second coronavirus lockdown, many of you have asked ‘will driving tests resume’ once restrictions are lifted on 2 December? The DVSA has now announced that all driver, rider, and UK theory will restart on Thursday 3 December.
Have you checked the expiration date on your theory test certificate? According to parliamentary under-secretary for the Department for Transport, Rachel Maclean, 118,000 theory test certificates expired in the six months to September. If you’re theory test certificate is expiring soon, you need to act now!
Astonishing new data shows that nearly 300 learners got EVERY theory test question wrong. The data, published by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), highlights the importance of doing the recommended 20 hours of revision to prepare for the theory test, which costs £23 a time.
It’s unthinkable in the 21st century that a UK driving theory test centre does not offer disabled access. However, wheelchair user Sam Law was forced to pull himself up three flights of steps to take his theory test at the Haverfordwest Test Centre recently. This is outrageous and something needs to be done…
As learner drivers look to secure limited appointments for driving theory tests and practical exams, the number of UK driving lessons has surged. With a new look theory test now launched and practical exams limited, more learner drivers are taking to the road more frequently to brush up on their skills. Why are UK Driving […]
New UK theory test updates are set to come into effect from 28 September. In a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency statement, the government department said: “The changes will make the theory test more accessible for a range of prospective drivers.” Here’s what we know, but bear in mind it’s all subject to change. While […]
Book Theory Test Today has learnt of a new driving licence scam sweeping across social media. Fake DVLA documents, including photocard licences, theory test and practical driving test certificates are being sold for up to £600, with scammers saying that buyers won’t need to sit a driving test to get behind the wheel. The fraudsters […]
Following news that theory tests would resume in England on Saturday, 4 July, Scotland has announced that theory tests will restart on Wednesday 22 July with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Scottish government reaching an agreement to relaunch Scotland theory tests. Here’s what we know…
If you’re a learner driver in Northern Ireland with a valid theory test certificate, we’ve got some good news for you… the infrastructure minister has announced a theory test certificate extension. This means you will be able to take your driving test before your theory test certificate expires. Here’s what we know.