The Practical Test
To help you learn to drive and prepare for the practical driving test we have lots of video tutorials and how-to guides just follow the links below.
Practical test F&Qs: all you need to know - costs, how to book, reasons for failing etc.
Show Me, Tell Me Test: all the questions, all the answers.
Independent Driving: what this part of the practical test involves.
DVLA Syllabus: what you have to learn in order to pass the driving test.
Changing Gears: how to change manual car gears.
Steering a Car: how to steer a car correctly. Video.
Moving Off: the correct procedure explained. Video.
Stopping a Car: how and where to stop a car. Video.
Clutch Control: an essential skill to learn. Our tutorial will show you how. Video.
Road Junctions: how to approach and use road junctions.Video.
Basic left Turn: the correct procedure explained.Video.
Basic Right Turn: the correct procedure explained. Video.
Crossroad Junctions: how to approach and use a crossroads. Video.
T-Junctions: all you need to know about using T-junctions. Video.
Junctions on a Bend: all you need to know about using a junction on a bend. Video.
Staggered Junctions: another video tutorial. Video.
Box Junctions: simple to use if you follow the rules. Video.
Dual Carriageways: learn to drive on dual carriageways. Video.
Meeting Traffic: how to deal with oncoming traffic. Video.
Overtaking: the correct, safest, way to overtake. Video.
Traffic Lights: the sequence explained, the rules you must follow.
Pedestrian Crossings: the different types and how to use them. Video.
Level Crossings: don't get stuck on the track.
Roundabouts: they can seem chaotic. We show you how to use them. Video.
Moving Off Downhill: our tutorial will show you how. Video.
Moving Off Uphill: our tutorial will show you how. Video.
Bay Parking: is easy and here is why, and how you must perform one during the driving test. Video.
Corner Reverse: reversing into a side road, we show you how. Video.
Turn in the Road: another driving test manoeuvre, which you'll master with ease after watching our tutorial.Video.
Parallel Parking: how to perform on correctly. Video.
Emergency Stop: how to perform on correctly.
The Cockpit Drill: the checks you should make before staring the car engine. The driving test examiner will be watching.
MSM-PSL Routine: mirrors, signal, manoeuvre - your driving instructor's catchphrase. Put to use, it does make driving safer.
Car Road Position: where you should position your car while driving.
Anticipation and Planning: learn to read the road.
Making Signals: when and how to make the correct signal, and how to respond to signals from other road users.
Using Car Mirrors: make effective use of your car mirrors.
UK Speed Limits: important info. Keep legal, keep safe.
Warning Road Signs: pictures and definitions.
Information & Roadwork Signs: pictures and definitions.
Direction Road Signs: pictures and definitions.
Road Signs Giving Orders: pictures and definitions.
Road lane markings: pictures and definitions.
Driving through a bend: the best way to drive smoothly and safely through a bend.
Driving on Rural Roads: driving on rural roads is more dangerous than driving on a motorway. This guide will help keep you safe.
Dealing with large vehicles: don't be intimidated.
Vulnerable Road Users: Road users requiring extra care.
Private Practice: parents brave enough to teach their kids. Read this guide before you do.
Learner Drivers Car Insurance: any learner driver taking private practice will need insurance. Learn the requirements.
How the Test Examiner Marks you: a safe, competent driver. This is how the examiner marks and grades someone taking the practical test.
Learning To Drive With Disability: all you need to know.
Combat Driving Test Nerves: a guide to help sooth the nerves.
Practical Test in Your own Car: most learners use their instructor's car. If you plan to use your own, you need to read this guide.