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

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Cancellation Driving Tests Sunderland – Various Roads

The location of driving test centres is carefully chosen by the DVSA so that driving examiners have access to a wide range of road systems. Sunderland practical test centre is no exception. It is located on the edge of Sunderland itself. Therefore, the driving examiners will have access to both town driving and rural country roads which will usually be leading to villages within easy reach to Sunderland. Frequently high-speed dual carriageways such as the A19 are taken as part of the driving test.

Earlier Driving Test Sunderland – Town Driving

In town driving of Sunderland itself will involve many road systems. It will include mini roundabouts ranging from small mini-roundabouts to large multilane busy roundabouts. Also, the drive will include crossroads and junctions both open and closed. The residential roads of Sunderland may be used to assess your ability at reversing. The driving examiner will request you to carry out one out of possible four manoeuvers. On the residential roads, the examiner can only request one of two manoeuvers. The first is a parallel Park exercise and the second is a stopping on the right side of the road exercise. The other two manoeuvers, if requested, be carried out at the driving test centre car park or at a supermarket car park. It is irrelevant which manoeuvre is asked. What is relevant is that you make all-around observations prior to and during the exercise. Most candidates who fail on the reversing, actually fail on the observation itself.

Short Notice Driving Test Sunderland – Independent Driving

A large amount of the driving test will be spent on the independent driving section. During this portion of the test, the examiner will place a satnav on the dashboard of your vehicle. The satnav will preprogram satnav and you will simply be asked to follow directions. You will not have to make any adjustments to the satnav whatever so. Furthermore, you are not permitted to use your own sat nav. Not all driving test candidates will be asked to follow directions from satnav. Instead, they may be required to follow set road signs. Whichever method that the examiner chooses, it is important to remember that you may ask for confirmation. The driving examiners will help you. Furthermore, you will not be marked down for this, provided knew can drive safely.

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Address of Sunderland Practical Driving Test Centre 

Sunderland DTC,
River Bank Road
North Hylton Road Industrial Estate
Tyne and Wear
SR5 3JJ.

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Ramp access to Sunderland Driving Test Centre is available for wheelchair users. Male, female and disabled toilets are also available. Furthermore, car parking facilities are available. This Test Centre Provides Testing service For Car and ADI.

Car driving test centres closest to Sunderland DTC:

South Shields Practical Test Centre – Distance: 3.97 miles
Elswick Practical Test Centre – Distance: 8.99 miles
Gateshead Practical Test Centre – Distance: 9.35 miles
Gosforth Practical Test Centre – Distance: 10.95 miles
Durham Practical Test Centre – Distance: 14.05 miles


Pass Rate at Sunderland Driving Test Centre

With over 600 driving tests being conducted here monthly, Sunderland driving test centre is quite a busy centre. Its pass rate is averaged to be at 45.3%, which is roughly in line with a majority of other driving test centres in the country. Over a 6 month period where data was collected, 3736 driving tests were attempted by candidates during the months of April to September. However, only 1705 people passed.


Driving Test Cancellations Sunderland

When applying for your driving test at Sunderland, you should be so at the official government website

However, you will need to do this at least 6 to 7 weeks before you actually require the driving test. It is extremely difficult to find anything earlier than this on the DVSA website. Learner drivers do occasionally cancel their driving test, maybe they feel they’re not fully prepared. When this happens the test is released back to the general public. If you are lucky enough to be logged on to the DVSA website at exactly the same time as somebody cancels their test then you can take that test appointment.

Change Driving Test with DTC UK

DTC UK driving test cancellations are continuously logged on to the official DVSA website, the earlier driving test dates or for the DVSA to release dates. We can usually find you an earlier driving test date at Sunderland within two weeks. All you require is your driving licence number along with your booking application reference number. Our fee is only payable once you accept the booked date. Give DTC UK driving test cancellations a call to discuss your requirements.


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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