Located in a busy industrial estate, Middlesbrough test centre is relatively small. It can be found next to Wardle Plumbers, Dean Parker Kitchens & Bedrooms, and Teeside Auto Salvage. This unassuming building hosts countless learners every month, each looking to become fully qualified drivers. If you're one of the many learners heading here, find out more about your chosen test centre. Read on for directionspass ratestest routes and much more about Middlesbrough.


Maxwell Road Cleveland North Yorkshire Middlesbrough North Yorkshire TS3 8TE

Tests Offered at Middlesbrough

  • Car
  • ADI part 2
  • ADI part 3


Parking is available at this test centre


Male, female and disabled toilets are available

Disabled Access

You can get into the test centre in a wheelchair

Phone Number

0164 2242520

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Middlesbrough test centre can be found 10 minutes from the centre of Middlesbrough and Teesside University. Not far from the River Tees and A66, the centre is an ideal option for many learners located in and around the Teesside area. Not sure where the test centre is exactly? All you have to do is follow these directions and you'll get there hassle-free. 

A Bit More About Middlesbrough

Like every other driving centre in the UK, Middlesbrough test centre is in the vicinity of a wide selection of road conditions and features. From dual carriageways like the A66 to tricky one-way systems to challenging roundabouts—the Middlesbrough area will put candidates through their paces on their practical test. For more general inormation about Middlesbrough itself, follow the link below. 

Middlesbrough Test Route

Although the DVSA no longer publishes routes, you can still predict some of your route by looking at videos of Middlesbrough test routes on YouTube or by downloading our sample Middlesbrough driving test routes. If you've taken a driving course with a local instructor, they'll introduce you to the roads most likely to feature on your test—getting you to hone your skills until you're comfortable with most of the features surrounding Middlesbrough. 

Middlesbrough Test Pass Rates

If you’re anything at all like other learners, you’re probably wondering how other people have done on their tests. To take a look at how different ages, genders and locations play into pass rates, check out driving test pass rates. Alternatively, take a look below to see how learners at Middlesbrough test centre have performed in the last five years...

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
52.9% 51.2% 51.0% 49.3% 51.0%

Resting comfortably above the national average of 45.9%, Middlesbrough test centre isn’t a bad choice for learner drivers. That being said, it’s not all about numbers. Your practical test result ultimately depends upon your own driving ability.

What If I Can't Go To Middlesbrough?

Middlesbrough test centre isn’t the only place to take your test at in North Yorkshire. There’s wide assortment of test centres in the area including Whitby and Northallerton.

What To Expect On The Day

So, you’ve finally finished your driving course. What’s next? Your practical test at Middlesbrough test centre! There’s not much you need to do—just get there 10 minutes early with your provisional. The test will then follow this format: 

  • An eyesight test, where you’ll need to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres
  • Two “show me, tell me” questions covering vehicle safety and maintenance
  • Twenty minutes of general driving, where you’ll be guided by the examiner, and will also need to perform one of the following manoeuvres:
  • Twenty minutes of independent driving, during which you’ll either follow sat nav directions or sign posts to reach a set destination

Once you get back to Middlesbrough test centre, you’ll be told the results of your test. The examiner will offer you verbal feedback, along with the feedback sheet which will detail any faults you made. If you pass, you get your test pass certificate.

But What If I Fail?

As with any other test, failure is always a possibility. If you do fail your practical, it's as simple as getting booked back in and improving your driving by looking at the feedback given to you by your examiner. PassMeFast can speed up the entire process and fast-track your test—getting you back behind the wheel in no time. To get the ball rolling today, contact us via our website, or give us a call on 0333 123 4949.

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

A difficulty many learner drivers have is choosing between traditional lessons and crash courses. If you’d prefer to get on the road fast, however, crash courses are the answer. PassMeFast has a range of intensive or semi-intensive courses that allow you to build up your driving ability and confidence in a safe and fast manner. 

Get on the road within days or even weeks with PassMeFast—check out our course prices and give us a call on 0333 123 4949 today to find out more or book a course online.