Female Driving Instructor

Chester, Ellesmere Port, Christleton and Surrounding Areas

Looking for a female driving instructor in Chester? Lesley is a patient driving instructor who knows the area well and is familiar with the Chester Multi Purpose Test Centre. She covers Chester and local surrounding areas including Ellesmere Port and Christleton.

Below is an introduction to the driving tests and what to expect :

The Driving Tests

The driving test comprises of four sections Theory, Hazard Perception, Show Me Tell Me and The Practical.

Theory Test

The theory test is in two parts, the first part consists of 50 multiple choice questions, to pass you need to correctly answer 43 out of 50. The second part is the hazard perception, this consists of fourteen one minute video clips of every day traffic scenes filmed as if you were driving the car. The candidate must identify developing hazards by clicking on the mouse and are marked by the speed of their response. The pass mark for this section is 44 out of 75. On completion you are given the result. In order to pass you must succeed in both elements of the test. The certificate is then valid for 2 years.

Visit the official Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) website to book a test. Please be aware to use only the official web site as some sites charge an unnecessary commission.

Show Me, Tell Me

This is done at the beginning of the practical test and consists of two questions: Show me: how to actually check something on the car and Tell me: explaining another check in relation to the vehicle. Before the date of the test your driving instructor will give you a list of the all the possible questions and answers.

Practical Driving Test

The practical part of the driving test lasts about 40 minutes and will include a range of typical road and traffic conditions, plus one or two manoeuvres and a 20 minute independent drive . The examiner is looking for a good, safe drive. You are allowed up to 15 minor faults. A minor fault does not involve dangerous or potentially unsafe driver errors. If a serious or dangerous fault is recorded, it will result in failing the test.

Pass Plus

Pass Plus does not involve a test and is an excellent way to build on your existing skills and knowledge to give you further experience for safe driving for life. On completion of the course, it can also reduce the cost of your car insurance.


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