4. Preparing for the theory test

Tools and information are available to help you practice and prepare for both parts of the theory test.

Preparing for the multiple-choice part

To prepare for the multiple-choice part of the theory test you should use 3 books known as the ‘source material’. They are:

You can buy all the publications from most high street book shops and download the ‘Know your traffic signs’ booklet.

Online practice theory test

You can take a practice theory test online. It only includes multiple choice questions and does not include the hazard perception part.

Preparing for the hazard perception part

‘The official DVSA guide to hazard perception’ is a training DVD-ROM for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It’s available from most high street book shops. You can also order it from The Stationery Office.