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Theory Test

While you’re focusing on perfecting your driving, it can be all too easy to overlook the importance of your theory test. But don’t be fooled—your theory test is just as important as your practical test, and it’s become a lot harder to pass in recent years. This means you’ll need to put in the time and effort to ace this crucial test. To make things easier for learners, we’ve created a dedicated theory test section with information about the theory test and hazard perception section. We’ll also include useful revision aids and guides to help you brush up on your knowledge, prepare, and pass.

Theory Test Topics Explained: Attitude

Theory Test Topics Explained: Attitude

Greetings, PassMeFast readers! As promised, we’re back with our next instalment in our Theory Test Topics Explained series. This month, we’re moving onto the second topic out of the fourteen used in the DVSA’s multiple-choice question bank. That’s right, we’re looking at the attitude topic! Get the full breakdown, example questions, plus handy revision resources below!...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: YouTube Channels for Theory Test Revision

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If you’re looking to take your theory test soon, it’s important that you put aside plenty of time to revise for it. It isn’t something that you can just blag your way through. Plus, you need to have a good foundation of theory test knowledge in order to become a safe driver who knows the rules of the road. Along with standard theory test revision books and apps, YouTube is a great place to head to for helpful advice and information....

How I Passed The Theory Test First Time

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Not long after I started working for PassMeFast, I decided to start my own learning journey. Before I began taking lessons, however, I turned my attention towards the theory test. As you’re probably aware, learners need to pass the theory test before they can book a driving test. With that in mind, I hit the books and pit my wits against mock tests in the hopes of passing the theory test first time. In this article, I’ll be walking you...

Leicestershire and Staffordshire Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

It’s time for another theory test centre essential guide! This one will be of particular interest to any learners living in or around Staffordshire and Leicestershire. Both of these counties have 1 test centre each. In this article, we’ll provide you with some quick facts and cover a few of the details you’ll want to know if you’re considering taking your theory test at one of these centres. We’re talking directions, pass rates, wait times and a few extras! Once...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Alertness

Theory Test Topics Explained: Alertness

One of the first things that learner drivers have to tackle before getting on the road is the theory test. Despite what you might have heard, however, it’s not a walk in the park. It will require you to hit the books and put in some serious work. There are 14 topics that make up the theory test’s multiple-choice question bank and we’re going to break down each one to help you ace your theory test! First up is alertness!...

Breaking News: Changes to the Theory Test

Breaking news from the DVSA! The theory test will soon be undergoing a much-needed makeover. The standard written case study at the end of the multiple-choice section will be dropped in favour of a video clip scenario. Don’t start panicking just yet—the rest of the theory test will remain very much the same. Let’s take a closer look at these theory test changes, shall we? What will be different? In the current theory test, learner drivers are asked to read...

Taking the Theory Test in Lockdown

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Since its introduction back in 1996, the theory test has been through plenty of changes. This year, meanwhile, saw the coronavirus pandemic bring about some fairly seismic shifts to pretty much all aspects of daily life. So, how much did it affect the theory test? Fortunately, having taken a theory test both before and after the pandemic, I’m able to shed some light on this with first-hand info. I’ll detail my experience taking the theory test under the current rules,...

5 Signs You’re Not Ready For Your Theory Test

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Did you know that the theory test is actually a lot harder to pass than many learners assume? Avid readers of our blog no doubt will, because it’s something we mention quite often! At the risk of venturing into broken record territory, we at PassMeFast have noticed that the theory test is one of the biggest challenges our students face when attempting to earn a licence. A lot of learners view this test as a minor hurdle they must clear...

Is The Theory Test Hard To Pass?

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Before you can take the driving test and get your hands on a full driving licence, you first have to pass the theory test. Designed to test your knowledge of the road, Highway Code and much more, the theory test packs quite the punch. Of course, this clashes with the popular opinion amongst learners that the test simply requires common sense. You might be wondering then, is the theory test hard? In order to answer this question, we’re going to...

DVSA Answers Instructors’ Questions on Return to Testing

Driving lessons are now going ahead across England, and the resumption of practical testing is in sight. With this in mind, many of us have questions about how driving tuition will operate in the coming months. Who better to ask, then, than the body that oversees all lessons and tests: the DVSA? A recent Q&A session arranged by NASP, an association representing three-quarters of Britain’s driving instructors, saw many of the most burning questions put to senior members of the...