Take an official practice theory test
The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) provides online samples of theory tests for car drivers. The links below will take you to practice screens similar to the theory test you will take at the official test centre. Each test contains 50 multiple choice questions and there are no hazard perception clips.
Practice test one
Practice test two
Other practice tests from DVSA
- Take an official motorbike practice theory test
- Take an official light goods vehicle (LGV) practice theory test
- Take an official passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) practice theory test
How to use this service
In order to take these practice tests, you need Adobe Flash 9 installed on your computer. If you do not have Adobe Flash 9, you can download it from the Adobe website.
You can do these practice tests as often as you want.
Official learning materials
The DVSA publishes a wide range of official learning materials. These include books, CD-ROMs and DVDs to help you prepare for your theory test. You can purchase these from high street book stores or online.
To find out more about these publications you can visit the DVSA’s official TSO bookstore online.
Study the Highway Code
The Highway Code is essential reading if you want to learn to drive or ride. Many of the rules in it are a legal requirement, which means you are breaking the law if you do not follow them.
You can read the Highway Code online on nidirect.