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Congratulations Jess Travers for passing on her first attempt too.


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Congratulations Jess Travers for passing on her first attempt too.


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Congratulations go to both Dominic Barker and Emily Rhodes for passing their tests on the same day!


Congratulations to Rachael Gentry on her first time pass!


Congratulations Jess Travers for passing on her first attempt too.


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Congratulations go to both Dominic Barker and Emily Rhodes for passing their tests on the same day!


Congratulations to Rachael Gentry on her first time pass!


Congratulations Jess Travers for passing on her first attempt too.



What is a Theory Test?

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Take a Mock theory test online here

Driving Theory Tests in the UK consist of two main sections:

  • A Multiple Choice

  • and A Hazard Perception

    It is required that you pass both sections in order to pass your theory test and along with your practical test, gain your full driving licence.

Every lessson with Pass Right Motoring School contains an element of driving theory and hazard perception to ensure that you know the facts before taking the test.

We will help you from day one with your theory and hazard perception test, we have commentary driving techniques that will help you spot traffic signs whilst driving. We also use in car aids such as books, cd roms and mock test sheets to help you pass the Theory and Hazard perception tests.

Part one - multiple choice

Before the test starts you'll be given instructions o

n how the test works.
You can also choose to go through a practice session of the multiple choice questions to get used to the layout of the test. At the end of the practice session the real test will begin.
A question and several answer options will appear onscreen and you have to select the correct answer to the question by touching the screen. Some questions may require more than one answer.

For cars and motorcycles you'll be asked 50 questions in 57 minutes and the pass mark is 43 out of 50.

You can navigate between questions and 'flag' questions that you want to come back to later in the test. After the multiple choice part you can choose to have a break of up to three minutes before the hazard perception part starts.

Part two - The Hazard perception test

The hazard perception part is delivered on a computer and you respond by clicking a button on the mouse. You will be presented with a series of video clips which feature every day road scenes. In each clip there will be at least one developing hazard, but one of the clips will feature two developing hazards.

 

To achieve a high score you will need to respond to the developing hazard during the early part of its development. The maximum you can score on each hazard is five.

Recognition of available clues and perception of danger are skills that are necessary in all drivers and riders, irrespective of the vehicle used. For this reason, the same version of the hazard perception test is used for all categories of test.

 

How to Book

Book your Theory test online at www.dsa.gov.uk
Or call 08700101372
You will need your driving licence number / date of birth/ home address/ contact number.

 

What to take

 

Your driving licence (Card part and paper part) and your appointment letter.

Location

Roddis House (3rd floor)
Old Christchurch Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
Bh1 1lg

Practice

Practice by reading the DSA highway code and buy the official DSA CD ROM from us or at WHSMITH. Try the online services like www.2pass.co.uk.

You can go to the DSA website and register to take two mock papers for free to get you up to speed - DSA Theory Tests.

 

You will receive your test result before you leave the test centre.

 

 

The D.S.A Driving multiple choice theory test consists of-

 

50 multiple choice questions taken from a bank of over 1000 DSA theory test question. All based on the Highway code and all types of road safety issues. There are 14 categories-

Category 1 ALERTNESS

 

  • Observations: Road users around you.
  • Anticipation: Based on what cars might do around you (LOOK ASSES DECIDE ACT).
  • Concentration: Staying alert and knowing what factors effect your driving.
  • Awareness: Understanding other road users intentions.
  • Distraction: Focus on your own driving.

 

Category 2 ATTITUDE

  • Consideration: Treating other road users in a polite and correct manner.
  • Positioning: Knowing vehicle road positions.
  • Courtesy: Treating other drivers with respect.
  • Priority: Understanding the rules of priority when driving.

Category 3 OTHER TYPES OF VEHICLES

  • Motorcycles: Knowing the problems facing motorcyclists.
  • Lorries: Understanding hazards larger vehicles can cause.
  • Buses: Showing consideration to buses ,their passengers and the problems they can cause.

Category 4 SAFETY MARGINS

 

  • Road surfaces: being aware of different road surfaces and how they can affect the driving experience.
  • Skidding: How to prevent and deal with skidding whilst driving.
  • Weather conditions: being aware how different weather conditions can affect driving and road safety.
  • Stopping distances: knowing the distances required to stop a vehicle safely.

 

Category 5 and 6 HAZARD AWARENESS

 

  • Anticipation: using forward planning in order to avoid rash, unsafe decisions.
  • Tiredness: knowing how tiredness can affect you whilst driving.
  • Attention: Remaining alert and looking for problems ahead.
  • Reaction time: understanding you need time to react.
  • Drugs and Alcohol: Knowing how drugs and alcohol affect you when driving.
  • Hazard awareness: recognising potential hazards and how to deal with them.
  • Speed and distance: understanding the correct speeds to use in all driving situations.

Category 7 SAFETY AND YOUR VEHICLE

 

  • Fault detection: being able to detect vehicle problems and the consequences of them.
  • Vehicle defects: Understanding how and why a unroadworthy vehicle can endanger life.
  • Emissions: Understanding the regulations that govern vehicle emissions.
  • Noise: Preventing excessive noise.
  • Safety equipment: knowing how to use any safety equipment a vehicle might have.

Category 8 VEHICLE HANDLING

  • Weather Conditions: Understanding how weather conditions affect your and other vehicles.
  • Road surfaces: being aware of how different surfaces affect your vehicle.
  • Time of day: knowing hazards caused by night time driving.
  • Speed: understanding the affects on your vehicle when driving at varios speeds.
  • Traffic calming: recognising and dealing with traffic calming measures.

 

Category 9 MOTORWAY RULES

 

  • Speed limits: knowing motorway speed restrictions.
  • Lane discipline: Using the left-hand lane unless overtaking.
  • Stopping: Knowing where you can and cant stop.
  • Lighting: When and where to use lights to see and be seen.
  • Parking: Knowing that you can only stop on a motorway in an emergency and how to use hard shoulder emergency phones.

Category 10 RULES OF THE ROAD

  • Speed limits: Knowing the different speed limits and when to use theses speed limits.
  • Parking: Where to safely park and knowing the different parking restrictions and regulations.
  • Lighting: Using car lighting effectively and safely to see and be seen when driving.

Category 11 ROAD AND TRAFFIC SIGNS

 

  • Road signs: Knowing the meanings of different road signs.
  • Speed limits: being aware of planning for speed limit signs.
  • Road markings: Knowing the meaning of road markings.
  • Regulations: Knowing the regulations associated with road markings and signs.

 

Category 12 DRIVING THEORY TEST

  • LICENCES: knowing what type of driving licences you need.
  • Insurance: Insurance cover types and what you need to drive legally.
  • MOT Certificates: Know the legal requirements for vehicle testing and what the test covers.

Category 13 DRIVING THEORY TEST

  • First aid: basic first aid and dealing with road accidents.
  • Warning devices: knowing how and when to call the emergency services and knowing when you must report road accidents.
  • Safety Regulations: Understanding the warning signs and dangers for vehicles carrying hazardous loads.

Category 14 DRIVING THEORY TEST

  • Stability: understanding how to correctly load vehicles, trailers and caravans and how towing can affect vehicle stability and safety.
  • Towing: Understanding the affects of towing a trailer and the relevant regulations.