Before you can take your practical driving test you will have to take a theory test, your theory test will consist of a Multiple Choice element and a Hazard Perception element.

Aspects of the theory test are:

  • Alertness and concentration
  • Courtesy and consideration
  • Care in the use of the controls to reduce mechanical wear and tear
  • Awareness of stopping distances and safety margins in all conditions
  • Hazard awareness
  • Correct action concerning pedestrians and other vulnerable road users
  • Dealing with other types of vehicle in the correct manner
  • Rules regarding speed limits and stopping restrictions
  • Road and traffic signs

You will also be expected to know:

  • The law regarding you and your vehicle
  • What to do in the event of an accident
  • The effect extra loads have on your vehicle and the effect motoring has on the environment