Question: Do You NEED A UK DRIVING LICENCE IN WEST LONDON IF YOU ARE NOT FROM THE UK?
Are you driving in West London on a non-GB licence?
ANSWER: If you're from European Union or European Economic Area You can drive on this Licence for only 3 years if you become a resident in West London. If you’ve got a full and valid driving licence from another country you can drive any small vehicle (eg car or motorcycle) listed on your licence for 12 months if your a Resident or 12 months from when you last entered Great Britain (GB).
FAQS About the DRIVING Test
Question: How long will the driving test last? And what does it cover?
Answer: You’ll drive for around 40 minutes.
There are just 5 parts to the driving test:
an eyesight check - read a number plate
‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions
general driving ability
reversing your vehicle
The driving test is the same for both manual and automatic cars.
QUESTION: How Will I Know if I'm Ready to take my DRIVING TEST?
Answer: Use this simple checklist below to see if you are ready to take your driving test. 1. Do you need prompts from your driving instructor? 2. Do you make stupid mistakes when you’re driving? 3. Did you pass your mock driving tests? 4. Can control your nerves when driving with someone new? 5. Does your driving instructor think you are ready?
You’re ready to take your driving test when you can answer YES to all these question and follow The Highway Code without any help from your driving instructor, whilst holding your nerves!.
TIME RUNNING OUT
Question: WHAT If I'm not ready FOR MY Driving TEST?
It won't cost you a thing to change your booked driving test time, providing you do it at least 3 full working days (Mon to Sat) before your driving test date.
Question: What is the most common reason of failing a driving test in West London?
Answer: The No.1 cause of most driving test failure is the lack of observation. This includes not checking your mirrors enough, including not checking your side mirrors, not looking in the right direction when turning, looking to late, not checking mirrors when approaching a stop sign, junction or turning. Or failure to look over the shoulder when making a manouvre especially when reversing. Advice: Look, look and check again, don't just move your eyes move your head so the examiner can clearly see.
USing you own car
QUESTION: Can I use my own car to take my driving test in?
ANSWER: Yes, BUT ONLY if your car meets the driving test criteria / requirements. Although we would advise you use your driving instructors car. Click on link below to see why.
QUESTIONS: WHAT REASON DO MOST PEOPLE GIVE FOR FAILING THEIR DRIVING TEST?
Answer: A whopping 20% of learners blame what they call, a stupid or silly mistake for failing their driving test, Advice: Confidence and experience is key. Once you are confident enough that you will not make stupid or silly mistakes you are ready to take your driving test. NOTE: This also has something to do with nerves in certain situations.
Question: WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO MY DRIVING TEST?
ANSWER: YOU MUST TAKE WITH YOU:
your UK driving licence
your theory test pass certificate, if you have it
a car - most people use their driving instructor’s, but you can use your own car provided it meets the test vehicle rules
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE DRIVING TEST?
Great DRIVING TEST Prices
Great driving test prices in west London to help you learn to drive. Click below to see our prices.
We can get you short notice driving tests at various Driving Test Centres around the West London area. Keep your options open and we can book a last minute driving test at another Driving Test Centre. Here at Driving Schools in West London we would certainly recommend you take a 1hr driving lesson on the local routes used by the test centre prior to taking your driving test.
We can book you in with a late cancellation at a Driving Test Centre within 5 -10 days. Contact us Today to book your Test