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Crieff

The town of Crieff might be famous for its whisky, but we know it better as the home to one of only four practical test centres in Perth and Kinross. As with many test centres in the UK, Crieff test centre is situated in the town’s local fire station, which certainly makes it easy to find for locals and visitors alike.

If you’re keen to get ahead of the competition, you won’t go wrong with our essential test centre guide. It will walk you through what happens in the driving test, what you can do to increase your chances of passing and much more!


Address

Crieff Fire Station Broich Road Crieff Perth and Kinross PH7 3SB

Tests Offered at Crieff

  • Car

Parking

Parking spaces are available

Toilets

Male and female toilets are available

Disabled Access

This centre has no wheelchair access

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

During your lessons, your instructor will take you up to Crieff test centre and help you build up a familiarity with the roads around it. If you’re planning to take a look around before this happens, however, you’ll want to use these directions to avoid taking a wrong turn.

A Bit More About Crieff

Your driving test route at Crieff will probably start with the examiner guiding you up the A822 towards the town centre. This will take you past multiple B&Bs, Crieff Cottage Hospital and other local businesses. As you’d expect, this might mean that you’ll encounter heavy foot and road traffic, especially during the busier times of the day. In these types of situations, the examiner will be keeping a close eye on your observations and clutch control.

Depending on the exact route, your driving test manoeuvre demonstration might take place in the centre of Crieff itself. The examiner might pick out one of the local car parks, or they could choose one of the roads around Dollerie Terrace, for example.

Almost all driving test routes end up incorporating a local A road into the mix, as it’s a good way of seeing how well a learner can adapt to a different speed system, and how aware they are of their surroundings. You’ll either end up on the A85, potentially towards Dalginross, or on the A822 towards an area like Braco.

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Crieff Test Pass Rates

Almost all learner drivers are fascinated by driving test pass rates. If you’re the same, you’re in luck! We’re about to share some interesting ones with you! Before that happens, though, we’d first like to emphasise that you shouldn’t take them too seriously. No matter how high a test centre’s pass rates are, they’re not a guarantee that you’ll pass. It’s your hard work and determination that will increase your chances of success.

Now that’s out of the way, we can proceed! Learners in the UK currently have a 45.9% chance of passing their test. This average increases dramatically for those heading to Crieff, however, as you can see below...

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
56.9% 69.7% 67.4% 72.4% 60.4%

What If I Can't Go To Crieff? 

If you’re still not entirely sold on the idea of taking your practical in Crieff, or you’re simply mulling over your options, there are other test centres to choose from. If you’re sticking close to Perth and Kinross, your nearest options include:

What To Expect On The Day

No idea what happens in the driving test? Don’t worry! PassMeFast is here to help dispel some of the mystery. Now, before you go in for your test, you should try out our top tips to help you relax before the driving test—half of the battle is in your mind, after all.

You’ll also need to double check that you have your provisional, otherwise you won’t be able to take the test. You and your instructor will then get to Crieff test centre 10 minutes early. You’ll park up, meet the examiner and then sign a form.

Once that’s sorted, your test will proceed with:

  • 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

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

Learning to drive doesn’t have to be a difficult or painful process. If you don’t fancy booking your own tests or looking for a local ADI who has the time for your lessons, why not get someone else to do it for you? And by someone, we mean PassMeFast.

PassMeFast can help you get your pink licence in no time at all, and best of all, we’ll do all of the heavy lifting for you! Our fast-tracking department will sort out finding you an early test date and our customer experience team will assign you a local ADI! All you have to do is decide:

  • Whether you want to learn in a manual or an automatic car
  • How intensively you’d like to learn
  • When you’d like to pass your test by
  • Where you’d like to get picked up and dropped off

Once that’s squared away, you’ll get started on your driving lessons. Together, with your DVSA-approved instructor, you’ll work on building up your muscle memory, experience and confidence, until you’re more than prepared for what will happen in the test.

Want to get started? Pick out your ideal PassMeFast course on our course prices page, or try our course recommender. Then, give us a ring on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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