Learning to Drive Guides

Useful information about learning to drive in the UK.

This page has direct links to the .gov.uk Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency website, which provides a lot of useful information about learning to drive.

1.   Check you’re allowed to drive

Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17.

  1.    Check what age you can drive
  2.    Requirements for driving legally
  3.    Driving eyesight rules

2.   Get a provisional licence

  1.    Apply for your first provisional driving licence £34 to £43

3.   Driving lessons and practice

You need a provisional driving licence to take lessons or practice.

  1.    The Highway Code
  2.    Taking driving lessons
  3.    Find driving schools, lessons and instructors
  4.    Practise vehicle safety questions

4.   Prepare for your theory test

  1.    Theory test revision and practice
  2.    Take a practice theory test
  3.    Theory and hazard perception test app

5.   Book and manage your theory test

You need a provisional driving licence to book your theory test.

  1.    Book your theory test £23
  2.    What to take to your test
  3.    Change your theory test appointment
  4.    Check your theory test appointment details
  5.    Cancel your theory test

6.   Book and manage your driving test

You must pass your theory test before you can book your driving test.

  1.    Book your driving test £62 to £75
  2.    What to take to your test
  3.    Change your driving test appointment
  4.    Check your driving test appointment details
  5.    Cancel your driving test

7.  When you pass

You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.

You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.

  1.    Find out about Pass Plus training courses

Our intensive driving courses are tailored to suit your level of driving experience...