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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Barnsley

Are you ready for your short notice driving test Barnsley? Have you recently failed a driving test?

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley

If so, don’t delay, Call us today and book your last minute cancellation driving test.  We can book a short notice driving test within days. If your driving test is already booked, We can forward it to an earlier date.

South Yorkshire Barnsley Practical Driving Test Centre Address
West Road
South Yorkshire
S75 2DH

Test Centre Details:  Ramp access to test centre for disabled test candidates. Male, female and disabled toilets are available at Barnsley Driving Test Centre and a car park is available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, taxi, Approved driving instructor – part two, Approved driving instructor – part three

Barnsley Driving Test Centre is positioned in a busy urban area where good driving skills will be required. You should expect to be taken on quite residential back-roads that can be narrow and on-coming vehicles which can represent a hazard. Country lanes and ‘A’ roads such as the A628 and A635. A good knowledge of driving manoeuvres are important.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Using your own car for your Test

You can take your driving test in your own car rather than your driving instructor’s if it meets certain rules.

Your test will be cancelled and you’ll have to pay again if your car doesn’t meet the rules.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Rules about the car

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If you are using your own car for Driving Test at Barnsley make sure it meets the required standard.

Your car must:

  • be taxed
  • be insured for a driving test (check with your insurance company).
  • be roadworthy and have a current MOT (if it’s over 3 years old).
  • have no warning lights showing, for example, the airbag warning light.
  • have no tyre damage and the legal tread depth on each tyre – you can’t have a space-saver spare tyre fitted.
  • be smoke-free – this means you can’t smoke in it just before or during the test.
  • be able to reach at least 62mph and have an mph speedometer.
  • have 4 wheels and a maximum authorised mass (MAM) of no more than 3,500 kg.

The MAM is the limit on how much the car can weigh when it’s loaded. It’ll be in the car’s handbook.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Things that must be fitted.

The car must have:

  • an extra interior rear-view mirror for the examiner
  • L-plates (‘L’ or ‘D’ plates in Wales) on the front and rear
  • a passenger seatbelt for the examiner and a proper passenger head restraint (not a slip-on type)

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley  – Manual and Automatic cars.

Driving Test at Barnsley South Yorkshire

You can take your Driving Test at Barnsley in an automatic or manual car

You can take the test in a:

  • manual car – these have 3 pedals
  • automatic or semi-automatic car – these have 2 pedals

You’ll only be able to drive automatic or semi-automatic cars if you take your test in one.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Hire cars.

You can take your test in a hire car if it’s fitted with dual controls and meets all the other rules.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Vehicle features.

You can use a car with:

  • an electronic parking brake.
  • hill-start assist.

Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley – Cars you can’t use.

Some cars can’t be used in the test because they don’t give the examiner all-round vision.

You can’t use any of the following:

  • BMW Mini convertible.
  • Ford KA convertible.
  • Toyota iQ.
  • VW Beetle convertible.

Check with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) before you book your test if you want to use a:

  • convertible car.
  • panel van.

DVSA driving test enquiries
[email protected]
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to midday
Find out about call charges

Barnsley South Yorkshire Driving Test Routes

Book Driving Test Barnsley – Driving Test Routes

Recently the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) stopped publishing the driving test routes for each test centre to prevent test candidates from practising the routes that the examiners take you on. The driving test routes for Barnsley may have changed in the mean-time. However it is likely they are very similar if not identical.

Short Notice Driving Test. Driving Test Route Number one.
Route Number. 1.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. Left.
West Rd. EOR right.
Pogmoor Rd. 8 th right.
Summer Lane. Roundabout ahead 3 rd exit.
Racecommon Rd. Roundabout ahead 3 rd exit.
Sheffield Rd. T/L left.
Taylor Row / Doncaster Rd. Right.
Redhill Ave. EOR right, left.
Thornton. Left.
Poplars Rd. EOR left.
Cypress Rd / Yews Lane / Underwood Ave. EOR left.
Yews Lane. 2 nd right.
Knowle Rd. EOR left.
Upper Sheffield Rd. T/L right.
Kingwell Rd. Right.
Pinfold Rd. EOR right.
Mount Vernon Rd. 4 th left.
Cope St. 3 rd right.
Dobie St. EOR left.
Park Rd. T/L right.
Racecommon Rd. Roundabout 2 nd left.
Summer Lane. EOR left.
Pogmoor Rd. 7 th left.
West Rd. Right.


Short Notice Driving Test Barnsley South Yorkshire. Driving Test Route Barnsley South Yorkshire Number two.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC. Left.
West Rd. EOR left.
Pogmoor Rd. Crossroad T/L ahead.
Broadway. 3 rd right.
Woodland Drive. EOR right.
Broadway. Dual Carriageway becomes.
Keresforth Hill Rd. T/L right.
Keresforth Hall Rd / Genn Lane. Right.
Hound Hill Lane. EOR left.
Haverlands Lane. EOR left.
Vernon Rd. Crossroads ahead.
Mount Vernon Rd. Mini roundabout right, left.
Mount Vernon Ave. 5 th right.
Lockwood Lane. Crossroads ahead.
Warren Quarry Lane. Left.
Warren Crescent / Dickinson Rd. Left.
Warren Crescent. EOR right
Kenworthy Rd / Highstone Ave. EOR left.
Park Rd. 4 th right.
Locke Ave. Left.
Longcar Lane. EOR right.
Racecommon Rd. Roundabout ahead 3 rd exit.
Shambles St. Left.
St Mary’s Place. 2 nd left.
Churchfields. EOR right.
Sackville St / Pogmoor Rd. 8 th left.
West Rd. Right.
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