Highway Code Tests


Official Revision Test Questions


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Prepare for your theory test with our free practice highway code test series. Our tests include the official knowledge and understanding text alongside each question to ensure you correctly understand the rules.


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Females 51%

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Mock theory test

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The Highway Code Test Study Series

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Licences, MOT certificates, theory tests, SORN, fines, vehicle registration, insurance.

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Braking distances, wind/snow/wet weather conditions, overtaking.

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Recognising and responding to hazards such as other road users, and fixed hazards.

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Responding to other vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians.

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Behaviour of other types of vehicles such as lorries and buses.

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Handling your vehicle under more difficult conditions and circumstances.

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Joining and exiting, lane choice, overhead signals, Active Traffic Management.

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Speed limits, junctions, parking, roundabouts, level crossings.

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Signs and signals from across the Highway Code.

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Tyre pressures, fuel consumption, route planning, emissions.

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Responding to accidents whether you are involved or an observer.

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Towing, roof racks, vehicle loading, caravans, trailers.

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How old do you have to be to take the theory test?

You can take the theory test when you are 17 years of age.

How can I book my theory test?

You can book your test online with the DVSA directly. You will need to have with you your:

  • UK driving licence number
  • email address
  • credit or debit card

What does the theory test involve?

There are 2 parts to the test:

You take them as a single test and you need to pass both of them to pass the test.

What do I need to study?

The questions that form the multiple-choice part of the theory test are based on these three books, which are available at lots of bookshops and online:

  • The Highway Code
  • Know your traffic signs
  • Driving – the essential skills

So these are what you need to study to ensure you know all the rules and skills that will appear in the test. Our website also includes the official revision test questions (almost a thousand of them) so it’s a great place to start coming to grips with it all. When you’re ready, you can try a free mock theory test.

Where do these questions come from ?

These are the official revision test questions. Crown copyright material reproduced under licence from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, which does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the reproduction.

When can I take my driving test?

You can take your driving test once you’ve sat and passed your theory test.

How do I get my provisional driving licence?

You can easily apply for this online directly from the DVSA.

How much does it cost to get a driving licence?

View the latest fees relating to getting a driving licence.

How old do you have to be before you can begin learning to drive?

You can apply for a provisional driving licence from the age of 15 years and 9 months. And you can start driving a car when you’re 17.

Where can I find a driving school or driving instructor?

You can find driving instructors in your area that have been approved by the DVSA. Search for an instructor or driving school.

Do I have to use L plates?

Yes, you must display an L plate on the front and back of your vehicle in such a way that they can be easily seen. (Note: in Wales you can use a D plate instead.)

Make sure you use the correct one as there are penalties if you don’t get it right.