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Book Driving Test Chippenham – Local Information
Chippenham Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Unit 11, Cavalier Court
Test Centre Details: A walkway to access Chippenham Driving Test Centre with no steps or access for candidates with mobility impairment. Male and female toilets are available. There are 6 parking spaces available at this centre.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, Approved driving instructor – part two, Approved driving instructor – part three.
Chippenham driving test center is situated on the outskirts of the city around busy roads. However its also close to the country lanes which are art of the driving test. High speed ‘A’ roads often feature such as the A350. Its important that you study the Highway Code prior to you driving test at Chippenham.
There are 5 parts to the driving test:
- an eyesight check
- ‘show me, tell me’ vehicle safety questions
- general driving ability
- reversing your vehicle
- independent driving
The test is the same for both manual and automatic cars.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – How long the test lasts
You’ll drive for around 40 minutes.
You’ll drive for around 70 minutes if you’re taking an extended driving test because you’ve been banned from driving.
Book Driving Test Chippenham- Eyesight check
You’ll have to read a number plate from a distance of:
- 20 metres for vehicles with a new-style number plate
- 20.5 metres for vehicles with an old-style number plate
New-style number plates start with 2 letters followed by 2 numbers, such as AB51 ABC.
You’ll fail your driving test if you fail the eyesight check. The test will end.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – ‘Show me, tell me’ questions
You’ll be asked 2 vehicle safety questions known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. These test that you know how to carry out basic safety checks.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – Your general driving ability
You’ll drive in various road and traffic conditions, but not on motorways.
The examiner will give you directions that you should follow. Driving test routes aren’t published, so you can’t check them before your test.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – Pulling over at the side of the road
You’ll be asked to pull over and pull away during your test, including:
- normal stops at the side of the road
- pulling out from behind a parked vehicle
- a hill start
You might also be asked to carry out an emergency stop.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – Reversing your vehicle
The examiner will ask you to do one of the following exercises:
- reverse around a corner
- turn in the road
- reverse park – either into a parking bay or parallel park at the side of the road
Book Driving Test Chippenham – Independent driving
You’ll have to drive for about 10 minutes by following either:
- traffic signs
- a series of verbal directions
- a combination of both
The examiner can show you a simple diagram to help you understand where you’re going when following verbal directions.
You can’t use a satnav.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – If you can’t see traffic signs
If you can’t see a traffic sign (for example, because it’s covered by trees), the examiner will give you directions until you can see the next one.
You can ask the examiner to confirm the directions if you forget them. It doesn’t matter if you don’t remember every direction.
Your test result won’t be affected if you go off the route, unless you make a fault while doing it.
The examiner will help you get back on the route if you take a wrong turning.
You can carry on if you make a mistake. It might not affect your result if it’s not serious.
The examiner will only stop your test if they think your driving is a danger to other road users.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – TEST ROUTES
Recently the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) stopped publishing the driving test routes. The driving test routes for Chippenham may have slightly changed. However it is likely they are very similar if not identical. Listed below are the driving test centre routes for Short notice driving test Chippenham.
Book Driving Test Chippenham – Test Route One.
|Test Centre Name||Chippenham|
|Name/Number of Road||Direction|
|Bumpers Way||Roundabout right 3 rd exit|
|West Cepen Way||2 x roundabout ahead, roundabout 3 rd
|Malmesbury Rd||T/L right|
|Ridings Mead||EOR left|
|Long Ridings||EOR left|
|Greenway Lane||2 nd left|
|Birch Grove||EOR left|
|Greenway Lane||EOR left|
|Malmesbury Rd||Roundabout right 3 rd exit|
|New Rd||Follow left lane under arches, mini roundabout ahead|
|The Bridge||Mini roundabout right|
|Bath Rd||Bridge centre ahead 2 nd exit|
|Rowden Hill||Mini roundabout left|
|Patterdown A350 Melksham||EOR left|
|A350 Melksham||Roundabout right 3 rd exit|
|West Cepen Way||2 x roundabout ahead, roundabout right|
|Bumpers Way||EOR follow right|
|Driving Test Route Number 2||Chippenham Driving Test Centre|
|Name/Number of Road.||Direction|
|Bumpers Way.||Roundabout left.|
|West Cepen Way.||Roundabout ahead, roundabout left.|
|Bath Rd.||Roundabout ahead, roundabout left.|
|Hungerdown Lane.||4 th right.|
|Orchard Rd.||1 st or 2 nd left.|
|Orchard Crescent.||Out right.|
|Orchard Rd.||EOR right.|
|Hungerdown Lane.||Mini roundabout right.|
|Sheldon Rd.||2 nd left.|
|Woodlands Rd.||2 nd right.|
|Canterbury St.||2 nd right.|
|Dover St.||EOR right.|
|Canterbury St.||EOR right..|
|Audley Rd.||EOR left.|
|Lowden Hill.||EOR left.|
|Bath Rd.||Bridge centre right 4 th exit, mini roundabout left.|
|The Bridge / New Rd.||Mini roundabout ahead.|
|New Rd.||T/L ahead.|
|Marshfield Rd.||Follow right hand lane.|
|Park Lane.||Left lane, roundabout ahead.|
|Langley Rd / Pew Hill.||Mini roundabout ahead.|
|Mauds Heath Causeway.||Left.|
|Hill Corner Rd.||EOR right..|
|Malmesbury Rd.||T/L ahead, roundabout left.|
|West Cepen Way.||3 x roundabout ahead.|
|Bumpers Way.||EOR follow right.|