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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Pontypridd

Do you have an international driving licence? Have you recently failed a driving test? Do you want a short notice driving test Pontypridd?

Book Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd

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

Pontypridd Driving Test Centre is located around country lanes. These country lanes can be dangerous due to the speed and sharp corners. Small village roads may have narrow areas which is a common area for failing the  driving test.  Fast ‘A’ roads such as the A470 are also included in the driving test.

Pontypridd Practical driving test centre address.
18 Pwllgwaun Road.
Pontypridd.
Mid Glamorgan.
CF37 1HH.

Test centre details.
Restricted access as limited space in waiting room and a tight right turn from the front door to the waiting room door which would make it difficult for wheelchair use.
Special arrangements will be made for candidates with mobility impairment.
Toilets available at Pontypridd Driving Test Centre.

Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd – 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 Pontypridd – Rules about the car

Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd

If you are using your own car for Driving Test at Pontypridd 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 Pontypridd – 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 Pontypridd – Manual and Automatic cars.

Driving Test at Pontypridd

You can take your Driving Test at Pontypridd 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 Pontypridd  – 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 Pontypridd – Vehicle features.

You can use a car with:

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

Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd – 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

Pontypridd Mid Glamorgan Driving Test Routes

Book Driving Test Pontypridd – 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 Pontypridd may have changed in the mean-time. However it is likely they are very similar if not identical.

Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan.
Driving Test Route Number one Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan.
Route Number. 1.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC.
Pwllgwaun Rd / Maesycoed Rd. Left.
Sardis Link. EOR left.
Sardis Rd. EOR enter gyratory system in right lane.
Gyratory System. Follow under railway arches in left lane.
Mill St / Sardis Rd. T/L ahead.
The Broadway. Roundabout right 2 nd exit.
A470 Off Slip. Down slip road join A470.
A470. 2 nd exit, roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Nantgarw Rd. Roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Heol Crochendy. 2 nd roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Heol Y Gamlas. Roundbaout right 3 rd exit.
Heol Crochendy. EOR T/L right.
Main Ave. Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Cardiff Rd. Right.
Fairfield Lane. Follow left bend.
Poplar Rd. EOR right.
Duffryn Rd. Left.
Ilan Ave. Left.
Glyndwr Ave. Crossroads left.
Ebenezer St. EOR right.
Cardiff Rd / A470 Off Slip. Roundabout left onto right lane.
The Bridge. End of bridge joins right lane.
Fothergill Place. Follow road markings for Ponty then
Ponty & Rhondda into.
The Old Broadway. Follow & take road bearing to left just before T/L into.
The Broadway. T/L ahead.
Sardis Rd / Gyratory System / Rhondda Rd. Left after petrol station.
Pwllgwaun Rd.
DTC.
Short Notice Driving Test Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan.
Driving Test Route Number Two Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan.
Name/Number of Road. Direction.
DTC.
Pwllgwaun Rd / Maesycoed Rd. Left.
Sardis Link. EOR left.
Sardis Rd. EOR enter gyratory system in right lane.
Gyratory System. Follow under railway arches in left lane.
Mill St / Sardis Rd. T/L ahead.
The Broadway. Right hand lane next left.
The Old Broadway. Left lane, roundabout 3 rd exit.
Cardiff Rd. Under bridge, left.
Ilan Rd. EOR right.
Ilan Ave. EOR right.
Duffryn Rd. Left.
Poplar Rd / Fairfield Lane. EOR left.
Cardiff Rd. Roundabout right 5 th exit.
Main Ave. T/L left.
Heol Crochendy. Roundabout right 3 rd exit, 2 nd roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Nantgarw Rd. Roundabout left.
A470 Slip Rd. 3 rd exit.
A470 Off Slip Rd. Next left before roundabout.
New Broadway. 2 nd T/L ahead.
Sardis Rd. T/L ahead.
Gyratory System. T/L ahead.
Rhondda Rd. Left.
Pwllgwaun Rd.
DTC.
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