Driving instruction and driving lessons

Approved driving instructors and schools, driving lessons, theory and practical tests.


  1. Book your driving test

    Book your official DVSA practical driving test for cars from £62, or other types of practical driving tests, including motorcycle and driving instructor tests

  2. Change your driving test appointment

    Find an earlier practical driving test, move it to a later date, or change the test centre you take it at

  3. Book and manage driving and riding tests for your pupils

    Book driving and motorcycle tests for your pupils, check details, change, swap or cancel tests, and manage your availability for car driving tests

  4. Find a theory test centre

    Find the details of your nearest driving theory test centres

  5. Learn to drive a car: step by step

    Learn to drive a car in the UK - get a provisional licence, take driving lessons, prepare for your theory test, book your practical test

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Driving test marking sheet
  2. Become a DVSA driving examiner
  3. National standard for driving cars and light vans
  4. Carrying out driving tests: examiner guidance
  5. National standard for driver and rider training
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News and communications

  1. DVSA steps up safeguards to protect learner drivers
  2. Driving instructor qualifying test changes: December 2017
  3. Plans to let learner drivers have motorway driving lessons revealed
  4. DVSA sets out proposals to improve motorcycle training
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Research and statistics

  1. Driving test statistics (DRT)
  2. Driving instructor statistics (INS)
  3. Driver and rider testing and instructor statistics: April to June 2018
  4. Behavioural insights interventions to encourage learner drivers to practise more
  5. Approved driving instructor (ADI) test data by test centre
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Improving moped and motorcycle training
  2. Allowing learner drivers to have driving lessons on motorways
  3. Modernising driver training
  4. Impact of changing the approved driving instructor qualification
  5. Impact of introducing approved driving instructor standards checks
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Number of qualified LGV driving instructors in the UK
  2. Contact information for driving instructors on the Find your nearest website
  3. Complaints about driving examiners March 2012 to February 2013
  4. Registered number of ADIs, trainee licence holders and PDIs and those ADIs not yet qualified
  5. Nottingham Colwick: Risk assessment for driving examiners conducting car practical driving tests
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