Driving Lessons in Newton Le Willows, St Helens, Haydock, Ashton & WarringtonBy Derek Lawton ADI

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Derek Lawton's

Driver Training

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Test Fees 

Standard Driving Test £62.00 Evening or Weekend Driving Test £75.00

The Driving Test


The practical driving test was initially introduced in the UK in 1935. During the intervening years several amendments have been made to keep the test up to date and make it more relevant to producing drives capable of being safe road users in the 21st century.

The test will include an eye sight test (if you fail this the test will not continue). After the eye sight test you will be examined on your general driving and on 1 reversing exercises. The reversing exercises will be chosen from: Reversing round a corner, Turning in the road or a Reverse parking. You may also be asked to perform an emergency stop exercise. A standard driving test will take around 40 minutes to complete.  Part way through the test you will ba given a set of directions to follow & shown a diagram, or asked to follow road signs. For example follow the signs for Liverpool.

During the test the examiner will give you directions which you should follow. Test routed are designed to be as uniform as possible and will include a range of typical road and traffic conditions.

Throughout the test you should drive as you instructor has taught you. If you make any mistakes don't worry about it, it might be less than a serious driving fault and may not effect your result. You can make up to 15 driving faults and still pass the test. (16 or more results in failure) However if you commit one serious or dangerous fault you will fail the test. If at any point the examiner considers you to be a danger to other road users your test will be stopped. 

You will also be required to answer 2 questions at the start of the test. Get one or both wrong results in 1 driver fault.