Bolton Driving Test Centre is situated around busy urban roads. A thorough understanding of roundabouts, junctions, crossroads and one-way-systems is essential. Narrow residential roads are likely during the driving test from Bolton Driving Test Centre. These types of roads are hazardous due to width constraints and oncoming traffic. A roads such as the A666 and A676 are also likely and a good understanding of approaching traffic speed is important when joining such roads. Rural ‘out-of-town’ roads may also feature. These roads present a different hazard as they may be high speed and correct navigational speed of bends is a challenge.
All 4 driving test manoeuvres will need to be learnt to a high level and the emergency stop.
Book a driving test at Bolton driving test centre
Driving tests cannot be booked through the test centres directly.
To book a driving test, there are 2 options; by phone or online.
Book a driving test by phone
To book a practical driving test at the Bolton driving test centres by phone, call the DSA on 0300 200 1122. The DSA telephone number is an automated test booking line. A DSA assistant can offer help via the options given.
Book your driving test online
To book your driving test online for Bolton Driving Test Centre, see the learning to drive section for all DSA contact information.
Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
To gain a full refund for the driving test at Bolton, cancellations must be made at least 3 working in advance of the test date. The same conditions apply for rescheduling if you wish to change the date. The above contact details can be used for these methods.
If your driving test centre is located in a busy area, it may be of benefit to book your driving test in between the times of 10am and 4pm. This way you will miss out on rush hour traffic that can be problematic for learner drivers. Alternatively, some driving test centres offer test bookings on Saturdays. Driving test fees at the weekend are increased.
- Phone: +44 (0)1204 385057
- Test centre details: Ramp access to Bolton Driving Test Centre. Male, female and disabled toilets available. There are 11 parking spaces at this centre.This centre provides tests for: Car, Taxi, Approved driving instructor – part two, Approved driving instructor – part three