1   No Entry  
2   T-Junction Priority over traffic from right
3   Danger ahead
4   No vehicles  
5   No left turn  
6   2-way road crosses one-way street 
7   Trams must "Stop"  
8   Signs only for "Trams"  
9   School Bus  
10   Road narrows  
11   Road humps  
12   Priority over oncoming vehicles  
13   Oncoming vehicles have priority  
14   No motor vehicles  
15   No motorcycles  
16   Minimum speed limit  
17   Ring Road
18   Give way  
19   Warning of water across the road
20   End of dual carriageway  
21   Warning of cycle route ahead  
22   No through road (Cul-de-sac)  
23   Count-down to concealed level crossing
24   No stopping (Clearway)  
25   Warning Quayside or Riverbank



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How good is your Highway Code knowledge?

In a recent survey conducted by Castrol Oils and reported this article in The Daily Mail, many of us are confused by everyday signs on the road. This is disturbing because ignoring these signs could be the difference between having an accident or not.

How good aree you? Do you know your signs... Click on the "No through road" sign to find 

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The Government, through the DSA, have launched on on-line version of the Highway Code. You can download the pdf version here.





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Test Fees


Theory Test   £23 (Please do not pay more than £23)

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Practical Test Module 1   £15.50

Practical Test Module 2   £75


Please note, these as the test fees that are payable to the DVSA. In addition, lesson fees will be payable on test day.

If you are taking your test on your own bike, you could take yourself for test and pay just the relevant test fee only. Obviously, you will not be able to ride to the test centre on your own bike unless it is the A1 Licence (125cc)

There is more to pay for extended tests and practical motorcycle tests conducted at weekends and Bank Holidays, when the DVSA care to do them.


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Theory Test


Based on the Highway Code, the Theory Test must be taken by everyone before they can take their Practical Test. Even though you have been driving a Class I HGV since Noah launched his Ark or have recently passed a Theory Test for another class of vehicle, you must pass a Theory Test for Motorcycles. The current cost of a Theory Test is £23 and can be booked on line at or over the phone on 0300-200-1122. Please DO NOT pay more than £23 for the Theory Test.

The Theory Test consists of two parts:

Part 1... 50 multiple choice questions. You must get 43 right to pass.

Part 2... Hazard Perception element. This involves 14 video clips than contain 15 "scoreable hazards". You must score at least 44 from 75 in this element.

If well prepared, the Theory Test should hold no fears for anyone.

Practise your knowledge of road signs here


There are a number of books, CD-ROMs and DVDs on the market to help you pass the Theory Test. We recommend the DSA's own products that can be obtained from most large bookstores, from us, or from The Stationery Office directly.

You can practise for free via the Lancashire County Council site. Simply click on their logo.

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If you would rather pay for the hazard perception challenge simply click on this link         hazardperceptionchallenge-header8




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