Are Driving Examiners Biased
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13 January, 2019

Are Driving Examiners Biased A recent article by the Guardian has released figures showing how women and people of color are less likely to pass their driving test, in comparison to white males. The Guardian issued a Freedom of Information request which showed that black women had the lowest pass rate of all groups (32%). […]

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How to Complain against a Driving Examiner
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5 January, 2019

How to Complain against a Driving Examiner How do I complain about a driving examiner? This is a question that many learner drivers ask after failing a driving test. So the first thing I must say is that there is no appeal against the result of a driving test. The examiner’s decision is final. However, […]

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How to Find a Driving Test Cancellation
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3 January, 2019

How to find a driving test cancellation The average waiting time for a driving test appointment in the UK is well over two months. This is not so bad if you have opted to learn to drive as you can always plan ahead and book your driving test two months before you actually needed. However, […]

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How the Driving Test is Marked
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31 December, 2018

How the Driving Test is Marked In a practical driving test, an examiner will use a driving test report, also known as the DL25. Throughout the test, the examiner will have a report sheet. The examiner will be marking any mistakes which are made by the learner. This report will determine whether the learner has […]

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Documents to Take to the Driving Test
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21 December, 2018

Documents to Take to the Driving Test Many learner drivers are turned away from their practical driving test because they have failed to read the DVSA confirmation email letter properly. The email clearly states that the test candidate must bring their UK provisional driving licence, their theory passed certificate and a car for the driving […]

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How do I Check my Driving Test Details
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How do I Check my Driving Test Details When a driving test is booked, the DVSA will automatically send out an email confirmation letter to the candidate. This letter is an important document as it will tell you the precise date and time of the driving test. Driving test timings are very strange such as […]

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Preparing for the Practical Test
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Preparing for the Practical Test There is no minimum number of lessons which can confirm you are ready before booking or taking a driving test. You will know that you are ready when you can drive and talk to your instructor at the same time. Unfortunately, most learner drivers don’t always pass on their first […]

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DVSA to Send Text Messages to Driving Test Candidates
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19 December, 2018

DVSA to Send Text Messages to Driving Test Candidates The DVSA, alongside its Behaviour Insights Team, has started to send text message alerts to test candidates. The messages are sent approximate a week to 10 days before the practical driving test. The messages will be for learner drivers taking their theory test as well as their driving test. The […]

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Can You Use Your Own Car for Driving Test?
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17 December, 2018

Can You Use Your Own Car for Driving Test? Many driving test centres in the UK have a high waiting time for test appointments. However, the driving test cancellations do appear but do so at extremely very short notice. Many learner drivers book these tests at short notice without pre-arranging a car for the test. […]

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Can You use the Examiners Car for the Driving Test?
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Can You use the Examiners Car? Learner drivers, especially at the London driving test centres, turn up for the driving test hoping to do a driving test but without a car. London, being a large multicultural society, has a large number of people who hold foreign and international driving licences. These drivers are sometimes under the […]

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