Theory Test Preparation

How to get theory and hazard perception training to help you pass your theory test

Studying for the theory test is essential as many people underestimate quite how challenging it is.

The Theory Test Is Harder Than You Think

What is the pass rate?

According to statistics provided by the DVSA, the average pass rate for the driving theory test is under 50%. The reason for the low pass mark is because many people underestimate the difficulty level and don't study enough.

How can I improve my chances?

There is no quick solution to passing the theory test, it is designed to ensure that you have the breadth and depth of knowledge needed to be a safe and considerate driver and this means you need to spend some time studying in order to gain this knowledge.

Fortunately, there are numerous resources availabe to help you train for the test including books, websites, CD Roms and apps for your iPhone, Android or Windows phone - just search for "driving theory test" on your app store.

If you would like to get a feel for what is involved in the multiple choice part of the Theory Test, you can take two practice tests on the GOV.UK website - take an official practice theory driving test