Learner drivers heading to Nuneaton test centre for their practical can find it on Vernons Lane, just across from Tomkinson Recreation Ground. The test centre itself is a 5-minute drive from the town centre, so those who are centrally located don’t have to travel far. Though it might not look like much at first glance, looks can be deceiving! This small test centre oversees hundreds of driving tests each year. So, if you want to give yourself an edge, you’ll want to familiarise yourself with Nuneaton. You can do this by checking out our essential test centre guide below—featuring directionspass ratestest routes and much more!


54 Vernons Lane Stockingford Nuneaton Warwickshire CV10 8AA

Tests Offered at Nuneaton

  • Car


No parking spaces are available at the test centre


Male and female toilets are available

Disabled Access

This centre has no wheelchair access

Phone Number

0247 6383244

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

If you’re heading to Nuneaton test centre from the town centre, you’ll need to get onto the A444. Next, turn onto the B4102, then onto Beaumont Road and finally, onto Vernons Lane. If you’re situated further away in Warwickshire, there are plenty of A roads, like the A5 and A444, that will help you along to your destination. There are also a couple of nearby motorways like the M6 and M69. If you’re travelling to Nuneaton test centre without your driving instructor for the first time, dig out your sat nav and use these directions to make sure you end up in the right place!

A Bit More About Nuneaton

It doesn’t really matter where you take your driving test in the UK. Though the area might differ slightly, the driving test will remain largely the same and examiners will be using the same criteria. The test route determined by your examiner will include an even mix of residential roads and high speed A roads in the Nuneaton area. This means that you’ll need to be on the ball—keeping a close eye on your speedometer and the ever-changing speed limit. You’ll also want to keep checking your mirrors for any stray cyclists, pedestrians or other road users.

You’ll likely encounter some of Nuneaton’s most challenging roundabouts, junctions and traffic systems along your way. In order for you to demonstrate one of the reversing manoeuvres safely and without much interruption, the examiner will take you around a residential area or local car park. Though Nuneaton has a few motorways nearby, they will not feature on your test. (Your instructor will make sure you get some practice in during lessons for once you’ve passed, though!)

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Nuneaton Test Route

Dying to find out which roads might feature on your driving test route? Due to the DVSA deciding to stop publishing routes in 2010, you won’t actually be able to get your hands on your Nuneaton test route. Though you might not think it, this actually works in your favour. It stops you from trying to memorise pages of road directions and instead, pushes you to focus on building up your confidence and skills. That’s not to say that you can’t prepare for your route at all. You can get a rough idea of which roads might crop up by watching videos of Nuneaton test routes on YouTube. Alternatively, you can download our sample Nuneaton driving test routes.

Nuneaton Test Pass Rates

If you’re at all like other learner drivers who come to us, you’ve likely been searching for driving test pass rates—trying to determine what your chances of passing really are. It’s for this reason that we keep an eye out for the DVSA’s latest statistics. Did you know, for example, that learners in the UK have a 45.9% chance of passing their test? This pass rate can then fluctuate depending on the area you’re taking your test in. If that’s not specific enough for you, have a look at how learners have performed at Nuneaton test centre within the last five years...

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
53.4% 50.2% 49.9% 50.2% 49.8%

With pass rates well above the national average, you can’t really complain about Nuneaton test centre. It’s something that not all test centres can boast about, that’s for sure! Feeling a bit underwhelmed? The truth is, it doesn’t really matter what your test centre’s pass rates are like. The chances of you passing or failing depend entirely on your performance on the day. If you put in the time and effort, it will pay off.

What If I Can’t Go To Nuneaton?

Don’t fret too much if you’re decided that you don’t want to take your test at Nuneaton anymore, or if you’re simply looking for a back-up option. There are plenty of test centres in your local area. The ones closest to Nuneaton are Hinckley in Leicestershire and Coventry in the West Midlands.

What To Expect On The Day

After weeks of hard work, blood, sweat and tears, you’re finally nearing the end of your learning journey. That’s right. You’ve got one more step to take before you can take to the roads unsupervised: the driving test! Though it might seem like the pressure is on for you to be perfect, remember, you can make mistakes on your test—even stalling isn’t an instant fail! So, take a deep breath and keep a cool head.

Unless you fancy having your test cancelled, without any hope of a refund, we’d suggest you make sure you’ve got your provisional with you before you leave for your test. You’ll also want to get to Nuneaton 10 minutes before your appointment to give yourself enough time to get to the reception and meet your examiner.

Your driving test will follow this straightforward structure:

  • 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

Whether it feels like the blink of an eye or a century, your test route will eventually lead you back to Nuneaton test centre. The examiner will ask you to park back up and turn off the ignition. Though your heart might be racing, try to be patient—they need to finish filling out their paperwork. Once you get your result, the examiner will walk you through any faults you might have accumulated along the way. You’ll be able to look at this properly with either a physical feedback sheet or over email via the driving test app.

But What If I Fail?

It’s completely normal to worry about the worst case scenario, especially when it comes to the driving test. If you do happen to fail the test, you’ll simply have to give it another go. Though you might not believe it, it’s usually a smoother experience the next time around. After all, once you know what happens in the test, and you’re used to the feeling of someone watching your every move, it’s nowhere near as terrifying on your next attempt.

Before you retake the test, we’d recommend trying a refresher course to give your confidence a much-needed boost and to work on your weaknesses. If you’d like, we can even add on a fast-track practical test. To get started, give us a bell on 0333 123 4949, or contact us online.

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

Learning to drive doesn’t have to be a complicated, drawn out process. In fact, PassMeFast is proud to say that it keeps things as simple as possible for its learners. Whether you’re a beginner, a near-expert or a nervous driver, we’ve got something to suit you. Our intensive and semi-intensive courses are designed to shorten your learning journey from months, to weeks or even days! We’ll start by matching you with a local instructor who will help you become a safe and confident driver on the roads around Warwickshire. You’ll even have your very own CX Adviser who will sort out finding you a test date and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have along the way!

If you’re ready to take that first step towards getting your full licence, check out our crash course packages on our course prices page. If you’re looking for a more in-depth breakdown of each course, head on over to our driving courses rundown. Once you’ve picked out a course, book in over the phone on 0333 123 4949, or book online.

Unsure which course package is best for you? Don’t fret! If you give us a call, one of our sales advisors will be more than happy to offer their advice and professional opinion. Or, you can answer a few questions and find your ideal course with our course recommender!