The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) Theory Test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions take from a total of over 1,000 questions. These questions are based on the Highway Code, road safety matters and the environment.
Five of the questions will be based on a case study – a situation that a driver could face while driving. This is to assess your understanding as well as your knowledge of road safety issues.
Questions are divided into the following 14 categories:
- Safety & your vehicle
- Safety margins
- Hazard awareness
- Vulnerable road users
- Other types of vehicle
- Vehicle handling
- Motorway rules
- Rules of the road
- Road and traffic signs
- Vehicle loading
Practice Your Theory Test
The following Government website allows you to practice your Theory Test:
Book Your Theory Test
Book online at:
To book by phone
Call 0300 2001122.
Have your credit/debit card and provisional driving licence number with you. You will be given the date and time of your test immediately.
To book by post
Get a booking form from a Post Office, any theory or driving test centre, or by calling 0300 2001122.
These are the fees for theory tests only. Other fees apply for different tests and vehicles.
|Test type||Current fee||From 1 October|
|Car theory test||£31||£25|
|Car abridged theory test||£24||£19|