How do I get a driving licence?

Easy. Pick up a form at your local Post Office or go online to the DVLA website and download the form you need. You can apply up to 3 months before your 17th birthday.

Do I have to pass the Theory test before taking lessons?

No. You can start lessons at your 17th birthday as long as you have your provisional licence.

How many lessons will I need to pass my test?

There is no correct answer to this. The national average of hours needed to pass the test from surveys taken a few years ago say between 40 and 48 hours.

It is an individual thing. Some people have a talent for driving, others have to work at it. Unless you are particularly gifted it usually takes 30 to 35 hours to get to Test standard. Other factors such as having a friend or family member available to give extra driving practise can be significant.

Is there a quota of test passes each month?

No. This is urban myth created by those who have failed their test.

What car will I take my test in?

Usually your instructors car, unless you have your own car that you would rather use.In that case you should ensure that it fits the requirements to be used on test.

How long does the test last?

You will out on the test route for 35 to 40 minutes depending on local traffic.