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You can practise both parts of the theory test online.
The practice questions aren’t used in the real test, but they’re based on the same topics as the test.
Take a practice hazard perception test. You can practice with 3 test clips for free.
These clips aren’t used in the real test, but they show you how the test works.
There are apps, software and books available from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to help you practise both parts of the test. You can:
You can also buy them from most online and high street book shops.
Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17.
You need a provisional driving licence to take lessons or practice.
You need a provisional driving licence to book your theory test.
You must pass your theory test before you can book your driving test.
You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.
You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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