How the Theory Test Works

During your test you’ll have to:

  • Correctly answer 43 of the 50 questions.
  • Correctly identify the hazards in the 14 video clips.
  • You must pass the questions and hazard perception to pass.

To book a test you MUST visit the GOV.UK website, do not use another site who may charge you more. The test is £31, do not pay any more under any circumstances!

Here is the link : Book your theory test here

How to study for the test.

Log into Bumpers online theory training package

Click HERE to enter Bumpers Theory Training

This training package is FREE for Bumpers pupils, saving you a HUGE £14.99!

What to take on test day.

You MUST take both your photocard licence AND your counterpart, otherwise you will be refused entry!


How long is the test?

You are allowed 60 minutes, but you will not normally need that long!

Good Luck!


Where do i go?

Southampton Theory Centre

6th Floor, Capital House, Houndwell Place,
SO14 1HU

This centre is just behind Debenhams in central Southampton, Parking is available outside.

 Fareham Theory Centre

Persimmon House, The Parkway, 100 Wickham Road,
PO16 7HT

 Portsmouth Theory Centre

4th Floor. Venture Tower, Fratton Road,

This is a great test centre as it is just up the road from Fratton Train station in a huge tall building!  Easy to find.


DSA Videos:

DSA guide on how to pass a theory test.

Hazard Perception Tips


Useful links:

Book a Theory Test Online

The Highway Code Online

Bumpers Online Theory Training

Further Help

If you need any further help, just give us a ring or ask your instructor.