Situated on the busy Cayton Low Road, Scarborough test centre shares the same space as the Goods Vehicle Testing Station. Nearby businesses also include Secure & Confidential Documents, Sik Slk and Schneider Electric. As a go-to option for most—if not all—learners in Scarborough, it's safe to say that this test centre has plenty of visitors each year. If you're one of them, read on for directions, pass rates, test routes and much more about Scarborough.
Parking is not available at this test centre
Male, female and disabled toilets are available
You can get into the test centre in a wheelchair
Scarborough test centre is around 15 minutes from the centre of Scarborough, next to Eastfield. With the centre's vicinity to the bustling A64, it's a great and accessible option for any learner located in or around the Scarborough area. To get there hassle-free, simply use these directions. Please note that the centre does not have parking facilities, so your instructor will have to tell you where to park instead.
Scarborough test centre is perfectly located to ensure it offers the most challenging and varied road conditions that the Scarborough area has to offer. From busy A roads like the A64 to the tricky roundabout off Station Road, examiners will take advantage of it all to put candidates through their paces on the practical test. Want to know more about Scarborough in general? Check out the resources we've compiled below.
Test routes are no longer published by the DVSA, so you can't drive on the exact Scarborough test route that you'll be taken on during you test. Don't worry about this too much, though. Your instructor will prepare you for your test by taking you on the roads most likely to feature on your practical—meaning, you shouldn't be too surprised by what comes your way on your test. For a better look of what to look out for, however, you can look at videos of Scarborough test routes on YouTube.
Did you know that the national average pass rate in the UK currently stands at 47%? This doesn’t change much for learners in Yorkshire and the Humber who have a 47.1% chance of passing their test. But what about Scarborough test centre? Take a look at pass rates from the last five years below...
Learners at Scarborough test centre have a relatively good chance of passing, with pass rates higher than the national average. This always tends to be the case for test centres in more rural areas. If you’re not won over by numbers, remember that it’s all ultimately down to personal ability and effort.
Whether you’re test-ready or just reading ahead, you have absolutely nothing to worry about. By the time your practical test date comes round, you should be completely used to the Scarborough area. All that’s left to do on the day is to get there 10 minutes early. Don't forget to bring your provisional—you won't be able to take your test otherwise. Your practical will proceed with:
As with the theory test, you find out your results for the practical as soon as you’ve finished. The examiner will hand you a feedback sheet and discuss the faults you made on your test (if any). If you do pass, you'll also get a test pass certificate and have the option to send off for your new licence.
It’s the million dollar question—what if I fail my practical test? It’s quite simple really. If you fail, you just need to learn from your mistakes and take it again. The feedback given to you by your examiner should be useful in helping you iron out any creases in your driving.
PassMeFast can get you booked back in with a speedy fast-track test and offer further tuition, if need be. To get the ball rolling, you can contact us via our website or give us a call on 0333 123 4949.
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