Killorglin Driving School smarter driving from the start.
RSA Approved and Dedicated Driving Instructor in Kerry
As of April 2001 a Driving Theory Test must be passed before a person can obtain their first learner driver permit.
The test is conducted on a computer monitor where 40 multi-choice questions are selected at random from a bank of over 1200 questions 35 must be answered correctly to achieve a pass.
The Irish Theory Test can be arranged by phoning any of the following numbers:
1890 606 106 English speaking, 1890 606 806 Irish speaking and 1890 616 216 (Text Phone) to
arrange Driver Theory Test.
Or you can visit their website:
Driver Theory Test Service
Or by posting a completed Application Form to:-
Driver Theory Test Service,
PO Box 788,
Application forms can be obtained by telephoning the DTT booking help line, at the DTT test centre, driving test centers and Motor Taxation Offices. Or Download the form from:
Apply for Driving Theory Test online
When booking your theory test, you will need your PPS Number.
The Day of the Test
While the test begins with a check of your provisional licence and it’s validity, then a brief assessment on your knowledge of the rules of the road.
Traffic Signals, Road Signs. Understanding of speed limits and where, when you can and cannot cross lines.
Afterwards, you proceed to the vehicle with the examiner they will ask you to test your indicators & brake lights and they will check for valid tax and insurance.
Know Your Vehicle
This section you will be asked to lift the bonnet and show the instructor where the following are located
In the car, you could be asked to show the following auxiliary vehicle controls in the cockpit.
Know these controls: Fog Lights, Back Window Demister, Air Conditioning, Window Washers, Front Window Demister, Temperature Controls, Directional Airflow Controller