Want to take your practical test at Rotherham test centre? Located in South Yorkshire, Rotherham test centre is ideal for learners in the Rotherham area. If you’re determined to get your licence, you’ll first have to get to grips with your local area before you take your practical test. To help you get to grips with the nearby vicinity, we’ve put together a fact file containing vital information including contact details, test routes and pass rates.
Parking spaces are available at this centre
Male and female toilets available
Not sure how to get to Rotherham test centre? Get directions here. It’s not a big deal if you’re not familiar with the Rotherham area yet—you’ll be taken around the area during your driving course or lessons, so you’ll get to grips with it pretty quickly. Rotherham test centre provides male and female toilets, alongside parking facilities.
The test centre is located in the Rotherham area which includes Rotherham, Wath-on-Dearne, Swinton, Maltby and Wales. You can never be sure which test route your examiner will take you on, which is why you might find it useful to familiarise yourself with most—if not all—of the nearby road features. A roads like the A630 and A6123, for example, will certainly feature on your test. More interested in public transport or the council in the local area? Check out the resources below:
Before you start searching the internet for the exact test route for Rotherham, you should be aware that test routes are no longer published. While this might be disappointing to hear, you should know that most routes incorporate the same kinds of features. For example, you’ll be sure to come across a variety of roundabout types to test your speed awareness—so brush up on your MSM routines! You’ll also undoubtedly move through both urban and rural roads. Practice makes perfect, so get your instructor to test you!
Thinking about using your own car? Check out our article on everything you need to know about taking the practical test in your own car.
If you’re interested in driving test pass rates, you might like to know that the national average pass rate in the UK currently stands at 47%. For learners at Rotherham test centre, you’re looking at a similar average—you can see pass rates from the last five years below...
Rotherham’s been moving above and below the national average in the last five years. While not incredibly impressive, these rates are still decent enough. If you’re not entirely convinced, just try to pinpoint your weakest areas in driving and work on them before your test.
Once you’ve completed your driving lessons, you should be more than ready to take your practical test at Rotherham test centre. The only thing left for you to do on your big day is:
Your practical will kick off with an eyesight test which shouldn’t take too long. Following this is the “show me, tell me” section in which the examiner will ask you two maintenance questions, e.g., “Tell me how tyre pressures should be checked”. You’ll be asked one before you start driving and the other whilst you’re driving. The independent driving section involves you following a test route for 20 minutes. You’ll follow directions using a sat nav—alternatively, 1 in 5 candidates are asked to use traffic signs instead. The following manoeuvres will show up on your test:
You’ll find out whether you’ve passed or failed at the end of your practical. Your examiner will give you your test pass certificate if you passed or feedback to help you in the future if you failed. To send off for your new licence, you first have to hand over your provisional. In all, it should only last 40 minutes or so.
As with any other test you’ll have to take in life, there’s always the possibility of failure with your practical test. It’s unfortunate, but it’s not necessarily the end of the world. Your examiner should give you feedback if you do fail—this will be vital in helping you improve by the next time you take a practical.
Looking to rebook? That’s fine—PassMeFast can get you one as soon as two weeks later, after the 10 working day limit. We even offer further tuition if you’re an anxious driver or looking to shake those bad habits. Want to get in touch? Contact us via our website or give us a call on 0333 123 4949.
PassMeFast is determined to help learner drivers pass their test—fast. It’s partly due to this determination that we offer intensive and semi-intensive courses. They can be completed in mere days or weeks and with our fast-track practical tests, you don’t have to bother with long waiting times. Additionally, this course structure allows our DVSA-approved instructors to teach you everything you need to know intensively and effectively. Not convinced? Find out why intensive driving courses work.