How old do you need to be to drive?

To learn to drive you must be 17 years old or 16 years of age if you are disabled and receiving the higher rate a disability living allowance.

When can I apply for a provisional driving license?

You can apply up to three months before your 17th birthday or three months before your 16th birthday if you are disabled. If you are over 17 then you can apply immediately.

Do you have any male instructors?

Yes we do. Please contact our company 1st Drive School of Motoring for more assistance.

How many lessons does it take to pass a driving test?

There is no set number of driving lessons you must have before sitting your practical test. However, those who pass their driving test have had, on average, about 45 hours of professional training.

How much does the practical driving test cost?

The current fee for a driving test costs £62.00 for a weekday and £75.00 for a Saturday (Fees effective from 5th October 2009).

How much does the theory test cost?

The current fee for a theory test costs £31.00 (Fees effective from 5th October 2009).

How do I apply for my first full driving license?

You can apply for your provisional driving licence by completing the D1 application form which is available from the DVLA form ordering service or your local Post Office. You will also need to enclose original documentation confirming your identity, a passport style colour photograph and the fee of £50.00. Send your completed application and payment to DVLA, Swansea, SA99 1AD or apply online.

How much does a provisional driving license cost?

Your first provisional driving license will cost you £50.00.

How do I book a theory driving test?

First you will need to have a provisional driving license then you can book by phoning the theory test booking line on 0300 200 1122, alternatively you can book online or by post but you'll need an application form, remember if you book over the phone or online there is no need to fill out an application form. Payment is taken at the time of booking.

I have an old-style license without a photo, can I still use it?

You can still use it, but make sure you take along a valid passport with you on test as proof of identity, if you fail to show the required documents you will not be allowed to take a test and will lose the fee.

What is the pass mark for the theory test?

The pass mark is 43 out of 50 for the multiple choice part and 44 out of 75 for the hazard perception part, remember you need to reach the pass mark for both parts at the same time in order to pass your theory test.

Do I need to pass my theory test before I start driving lessons?

No, you can start driving lessons first, your instructor can give you help or advice on both parts of the theory test.

If you still required more info then mail us or call us and we will clear all your query.
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