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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I prepare for the theory test?

From 23 January 2012 the theory test is made up of multiple-choice questions which are no longer published in learning materials.

The reason behind the move is to stop candidates from simply memorising theory test questions and answers and learning by rote.

Revision materials still available

New official driving and riding theory books were published in September 2011 to help candidates prepare for the test and for life on the road.

The new books contain:

This approach to learning is to help candidates to gain a better knowledge and understanding of driving theory which will help them respond correctly to the new, reworded live questions used in the actual test.

Find out more

You can find details about the latest official learning materials at tsoshop.co.uk/dsa. There are books and DVDs to help you, plus iPhone apps and downloadable PDFs of the books and the Highway Code.

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The Official DVSA Theory Test for Car Drivers Interactive Download 2012 Edition

Prepare to pass your theory test first time with instant access to this fully revised interactive download - the ONLY official downloadable revision guide for PC and Mac.

Publishing: 14 May 2012 ISBN: 9780115531934 Price: £9.99

Can I start driving lessons with ECPC before passing my theory test?

Yes. The DVSA recommends you take practical lessons while preparing for your theory test. The combination of practical experience with theoretical learning should help you perform better at the theory test. Your instructor will point out signs, signals and road markings from your very first lesson.