Semi-Intensive Driving Lessons

In Banff and surrounding areas.

  • Fully Qualified DVSA Local Driving Instructor
  • One 2 One Tuition - No Car Sharing

Since 2009, We have helped over 47,000 students pass there tests.

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Driving Tests Banff – Rural Setting

Banff driving test centre is located in a rural area. These country lanes will form part of the driving test. The country lanes around Banff are not as well maintained as residential roads. Therefore, you should expect a deal with hazards such as potholes and uneven road surface.

In order to pass a driving test and Banff, it is vital that you continuously scan from left to right, watching all road signs and road markings. The driving examiner is a Banff will expect you to make progress on these roads when road conditions allow it. However, at the same time, you are expected to show caution when needed.

Driving Tests in Banff – High-Speed Roads

The driving examiner will also take you on high-speed ‘A’ roads such as the A98 and the A97. When only ‘A’ roads, important to remember the two-second rule. To apply the two-second rule, simply wait for the driver and front to pass a certain object. It could be a bridge, lamppost or even a tree. Once the vehicle passes the object, simply say to yourself, “Only a fool brakes the two-second rule.” If you get object before your finish counting, then you’re too close to the driver and front.


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Address for Banff Practical Driving Test Centre

Ground Floor Office
Banff DTC,
Banff Castle
Castle Street
AB45 1DL

There are steps to access Banff Driving Test Centre. However, special arrangements can be made for test candidates with mobility impairment. Unfortunately, Male-only toilets are available at this test centre.


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Nearby driving test centres to Banff.

Buckie driving test centre – Distance: 16.67 miles
Huntly driving test centre – Distance: 18.33 miles
Fraserburgh driving test centre – Distance: 19.35 miles
Inverurie driving test centre – Distance: 26.24 miles
Elgin driving test centre – Distance: 29.51 miles

Banff driving test centre is quite quiet, with only around 30 driving tests conducted each month. This gives the centre a much higher pass rate compared to other centres in the country. It has a pass rate of 58%, compared to the UK average of 42%. However this does not mean it would be easy to pass, a learner would still need to show exceptional driving skills and be observant to other road users in order to pass.

In the year of 2017, around 364 driving tests were conducted, and roughly 214 of them passed.

Driving Tests Banff

When booking your driving test at Banff driving test centre, you could do so only at the official government website GOV.UK There are other websites that offer you the same service but charge an extra £20 just for using their site. These are sites claim that the extra £20 is for insurance which guarantees your pass. You were to fill your driving test, these websites promise you an extra test free of charge. However, in the small print, it will also say this is provided that you make no serious or dangerous faults. Only one candidate out of every 10,000 will fail their driving test only on minor faults. If you’re looking for an earlier driving test date at Banff you can either do this by searching yourself on the government website. This is provided that you cannot spare about 2 to 3 hours on a daily basis.

When you book your last-minute intensive driving lessons, you will have the choice of learning in an automatic or a manual car. Last year alone, there were over 1.7 million driving tests conducted. Out of these, only about 30% were taken in an automatic car.

Manual or Automatic Intensive Driving Lessons

It’s easier to pass your driving test in a week by taking an automatic car compared to a manual. This is because you don’t have the extra task of changing gears, especially on approach to junctions such as roundabouts. This, in turn, means that you will have more time to focus on the speed and observations on the approach to such junctions. Once you’ve passed your driving test in an automatic, you will be restricted to driving only automatics. However, you are most welcome to upgrade to a manual license by retaking and passing another test.

Banff Driving Test Centre
North Castle street
second right
Harbour Place
End Left.
Carmelite Street
Also, End Left
Banff Bridge
Take the Third Left
Moray Street
End Right, then End Left
Buchan Strret
turn right
Old Gamrie Road
Berrymuir Road
End Left
Duff st
Also, End Left.
Barnhill RoaD
End Right
Duff St
Also, End Right
End Left
Banff Bridge
second left.
Sandyhill Road
take a right
End Right
Finally right into
Banff DTC


About us

DTCUK is a trading mark of Driving Test UK Limited. We are a privately owned family company with Head Offices in Croydon, London. Founded by Shakti Gadday, helping learner drivers get on the road since 1987, registered with the DVSA under ADI number 120120. We’ve been booking driving tests for over 8 years and have helped over 35,000 learners pass their test quicker.

We can either automatic book you an earlier driving test or consult your instructor first, if needed. This will save you £100s in driving lessons.

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