We’re reading a great deal in the news this week about an anonymous learner driver who sat her…

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Sitting Theory Test 110 Times – Not With Mint Driving School Across Nottingham and Derby

We’re reading a great deal in the news this week about an anonymous learner driver who sat her driving theory test 110 times, costing her £3,410 in test fees. 

The book-based section of the test costs £31 to sit and consists of two parts including 50 multiple choice questions, of which candidates need to answer 43 correctly within 57 minutes to pass.  The second section of the test comprises up to 14 ‘hazard perception’ video clips from which learner drivers need to score 44 or more out of 75 to pass this part of the test.

To most people taking Nottingham driving lessons, the theory assessment is often considered the easier part of the overall driving examination and has a pass rate of 65.4%, whilst the practical section has a pass rate of just 53.8%, meaning that nearly half of people will fail their test.

As a leading Nottingham driving school, Mint Driving School’s Nottingham driving instructors really help their students to thoroughly understand the highway code and through practical lessons, real life scenarios and risks become more tangible, enabling the student to more thoroughly learn, understand and apply the theory prior to taking their test.

So if you’re unsure about how or when to take your theory test, don’t join the aforementioned anonymous driver, get in touch with Mint Driving School.  Our driving instructors will take the mystery out of learning and get you to pass level as quickly and safely as possible though our personalised approach to teaching.




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