Thursday, 10 January 2013

How To Get An Earlier Test Date


The following information is for your reference and should be helpful to you in obtaining an earlier test date.

Please contact the following number
: 0300 200 1122 This can also be done via the website Select the option "Do It Online" and follow the link to "Check, Change or Cancel My Driving Test".

Please note this fact sheet has proved very successful in enabling pupils to move their test to an earlier date, However the following rules must apply:

Before any short notice driving test is taken, please see your instructor for an ideal date when they feel you will be ready. Driving tests taken without the approval of your instructor may need to be cancelled.
Do not accept a driving test less than five days before it is due to take place. If you do, Mutual Driving School may not be able to conduct your test with the same instructor/car. It would need to be re-arranged or taken with another instructor/car at the driving school. Once you have found a test date, you can put this test on hold for 15 minutes whilst checking with us that we have a car free.

Mutual Driving School will only accept tests at the following centres:
Barking, Goodmayes, Wanstead, Chingford, Loughton, Hornchurch, Belvedere, Tilbury, Mill Hill, Wood Green, Hither Green and Sidcup.
There are other test centres that we may cover, however this will needed to be checked with the driving school first.

We at Mutual Driving School would recommend Barking, Goodmayes and Wanstead test centres due to their close proximity.
Please note Mutual Driving School do not conduct driving tests on Weekends. Weekday driving tests are only conducted between 8.40am and 3.27pm including both these times.
Experience has shown that in order to go forward and successfully pass your test it is vital that you continue to take your lessons on a regular basis in order to maintain the standard you have reached. that this time window has the highest pass rate. Driving tests booked outside of these hours will need to be cancelled.

In order to be successful, you need to phone the DSA on 0300 200 1122 and on connection dial "25", or go online at least 6-7 times a day. You may be told that there are no short notice tests available, but be persistent. The situations change by the minute and therefore checking again a little while later may give a number of short notice tests available.

We at Mutual Driving School follow this system and have always been successful. However, with the number of students that we have, we are unable to contact the D.S.A on a continual basis to fulfil your requirements for a short notice test. Please follow the above instructions and you can be sure that you will get a test.

We wish you the very best of Luck.

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  2. An earlier test date surely helps you pass your test in a better way if you think that you are ready for it. I did it too when I was searching for a driving schools Toronto.