How to prepare for The Theory Test

In the journey to get your driving licence, the theory test is one of the hurdles you must jump.

The first mistake that a lot of people make when it comes to the theory test is lack of practice. For many, the idea that the theory test will be difficult does not cross their mind until they are sat in the test centre, alone in front of a computer screen with questions they have never seen before.

Here are some of the ways of preparing for the theory test:

  • Theory test apps

  • Highway code

  • Theory test books

  • Theory test CD/DVD

  • Complete packages

The list below is not in any particular order.

Theory Test Apps.

These are a good way to practice the theory test from your phone. Quite a few of them are free although the free ones usually have limitations.

Here are some of the advantages of Theory test apps:

  • Relatively cheap

  • Accessable from your phone

  • Practice on the move

  • Keep a record of your performance


highway code

The Highway Code is definitely a good investment. Here are some of the benefits of getting your hands on it:

  • Small but packed with information

  • Relatively cheap

  • Understand rules from other road users’ perspective

  • Used by driving instructors and instructors

  • Has a section for road signs